The 6th oldest city in the world and European Capital of Culture 2019. It is also the second largest city of Bulgaria. It is just 15 km north from the Rhodopes, So much for the facts.
Plovdiv has been around as early as 6000 B.C., at the time Ancient Troy. It has been a city that belonged to the empire of Alexander The Great,under the name of Filipopolis. The city has been also Roman of the Roman empire and has many amazing roman ruins like the Roman Theater.
Along the attractions of the city is Old town or the part of the city with 19th century ethno houses.