10 attractive tourist routes have been developed by the Municipal Enterprise “Tourism” in Plovdiv. If you follow their path you can plunge into the heart of the city under the hills and discover its secrets, which sometimes remain outside the traditional packages offered to tourists. Today we bring to your attention the second part of the list.
Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in Europe and the world. According to various estimates, the city is between 8,000 and 24,000 years old. Throughout this time the different ethnicities living in Plovdiv lived together in understanding. If you want to be sure, you can visit the sights on the route called the Blue Road. It contains objects related to the Jewish community in the city and its destiny in the first half of the 20th century. It was developed by a Jewish-born Bulgarian who lives today between Plovdiv and Israel. The route includes the Shalom Aleichem Chitalishte, the grateful memorial donated to the city by the grateful Jewish community for the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews during the Second World War. The last point of the route is the synagogue.
The next route developed by OP “Tourism” is for those who like to spend their spare time doing sports. The rowing channel in Plovdiv is one of the largest in the world. The route is an alternative for a pedestrian tour around the canal and the sports facilities based there. It includes a historical reference and an explanatory part and a visit to the newly opened “Sports Youth Center”, which is under the supervision of OP “Youth Center”. Upon request, you can also embark on an emotional water ride with “Dragon Boats”.
The next route is designed for visually impaired people and is called The Scent of a City. The visitor to the essence and the sights of Plovdiv can also benefit the tourists with excellent visibility, as it offers a glimpse of Plovdiv and its urban environment. The route includes the statue of Milyue, the Roman stadium, the Roman Stadium, and the voyage ended with the parade entrance of the Roman stadium.
If you want to feel the cultural rhythm of Plovdiv, you should definitely visit Kapana /the Trap/, also known as the neighborhood of the creative industries. Walking along its narrow craft streets will bring you new sensations and emotions. And as an extra, you can taste the culinary magic of Plovdiv in the numerous restaurants and restaurants of Kapana.
The last presented route is a walk along the street of crafts in the heart of the Old Town. At Strumna Str. /Steep/, Which fully corresponds to its name, is situated craft workshops where you can attend demonstrations of traditional Bulgarian crafts such as weaving, wool, pottery, bakery and others. The Street of Crafts was opened in 2017 and is one of the city’s newest attractions.