With technology developing so fast, taking photographs has never been easier. Even if you don’t have a high-tech camera, many phones can do pretty decent pictures. Even if that’s not your profession or your hobby, with some basic skills you can amaze your friends with the photos you took for a memory from a place you visited. Magnificent Plovdiv will make it even easier for you because we have prepared 5 ideas for another very important ingredient for a beautiful picture – LOCATION!
Plovdiv is famous for its hills (called tepes or тепета in Bulgarian). Heights are always a good idea for a picture as long as they provide a panoramic view. In our city, you can get that by climbing to the top of Nebet tape, Sahat tape, Bunarzhik tape, or Dzhendem tepe. If you combine your effort to climb a hill with a dramatic cloudy sky, or a colorful sunset you will get some stunning results.
The garden was supposed to be impressive and breathtaking since it was created in 1892 for the First International Fair in Bulgaria. The swiss gardener Lucien Chewallaz, who before that was the court-gardener of the sultan Abdulaziz, planned it. Today Tsar Simeon’s Garden is a favorite place of the people of Plovdiv with its beautiful flowers, allies and fountains.
Consider going there also at night when you can enjoy the Singing Fountains and make some colorful pictures.
The Old Town of Plovdiv is wonderful and is hiding beautiful yards and amazing Revival Houses behind high walls.
Join the Free Plovdiv Tour to get to know it a little bit better. Then explore further alone. Visit some of the houses. We promise you will be stunned by the rich interior inside, their lovely architecture and cozy yards with lots of flowers inside. It’s a good thing the count of photographs is no longer limited by films!
Plovdiv, known in Roman times as Trimontium, was important center in the Thracian province. Therefore, today you are able to enjoy some beautiful and impressive Roman sights. Just keep in mind the Roman theater in Plovdiv is one of the best-preserved theaters in the world, also a triumph of the Bulgarian Conservation School. With that said, we believe your imagination can start working on those photos.
The biggest rowing venue on the Balkans, the Rowing Canal is a perfect place for a long walk and some photographs. Let’s be honest – water is beautiful and makes pictures more magical.
How about some lovely cloud reflections? Or maybe a sunset? Or even the romantic lights of the place when it’s already dark?
Speaking of water! Mids Plovdiv you will find Maritsa river. On both sides, you will notice banks with beautiful nature – willows, cattails, and cute ducks.
And if you follow the river near the Rowing canal you will feel like you are very far away from the city itself and into a fairytale. That, of course, promises some interesting photographs.
After you take your pictures of Plovdiv, don’t forget to share them and spread the beauty!
Author: Free Plovdiv Tour Guide – Adelina Kalapchieva
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