But the real, beating heart of the city are its citizens. Miljo the Crazy was one of the well known people in town.
The ones that plan to (or have already) visit the tour probably know the story of Miljo the Crazy. That is the charming idiot, who made people laugh and remember what it really is to be alive. Even though he was mentally unstable and a laughingstock a bit too often, Miljo remains a big part of the Plovdivian spirit. Even after 40 years, people still remember him with a smile. Noone minds, that Bulgarians from other cities judged them for making a monument for a crazy guy. Why is that? Every person from Plovdiv knows – Miljo is a symbol of everything purely, Plovdiv’s mascot, loved and befriended by everybody in town, was known for his good heart, flirtatiousness and gossip of his “gift”.
If you come to Plovdiv don’t forget to visit his corner – Miljo will be there, always ready to listen to your dreams and hopes and make them come true.
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