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Early Christian basilica in Plovdiv opens for tourists

Early Christian basilica in Plovdiv opens for tourists

Plovdiv

Plovdiv

On May 1 The Early Christian basilica in Plovdiv opens for tourists. The monument will be managed by the Municipality of Plovdiv. The opening hours will be from 9:00 am to 18:00 pm, every day. On May 4 visits are free of charge. Little Basilica is located on the boulevard “Maria Louisa” near by east fortress wall, built in the II century by Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Tourists can see also part of ancient street and parts of ancient buildings. The basilica is developed in two construction period – II and V century. It is a three naves basilica. The ruins of the archaeological monument аre founded accidentally in 1988 during the construction of an apartment building. The three naves building evidences of early Christianity on the Bulgarian lands and mastery in creating mosaics in ancient town Philippopolis. Welcome! Booking hotels in Plovdiv

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My greatest pleasure in life is to travel. Undoubtedly there are a lot of amazing places around the world worth visiting at least once in life. However, Bulgaria is such a place where you will wish to come back again and again. In every season and every region of this small country, you can find unique wonders. So share my travels.