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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

First Shots of Plovdiv...

The partially uncovered Stadium of Philippopolis in the centre of town:

It's a horseshoe shaped old Roman stadium dating from the 3rd century:

Above the steps you can partially see the Dzhumaya Mosque which is currently being renovated:

The Theatre of Ancient Philippopolis was built in the beginning of the 2nd century and accommodated up to 7000 spectators:

It wasn't rediscovered until the 1980s!

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