Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019: Photo Gallery

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Photographs of scenes from Plovdiv, named on September 5 2014 as an international jury’s recommendation for European Capital of Culture 2019.

Part of the main shopping street, with the Roman Stadium and its newly-opened coffee shop.

Part of the main shopping street, with the Roman Stadium and its newly-opened coffee shop.

Photographing the 'Super Moon' in the Old Town of Plovdiv, summer 2014.

Photographing the ‘Super Moon’ in the Old Town of Plovdiv, summer 2014.

House in the Old Town

House in the Old Town

The recently-renovated Boris Christoff House of Culture

The recently-renovated Boris Christoff House of Culture

Ancient Baths, Plovdiv

Ancient Baths, Plovdiv

The Odeon Roman archaeological site, Plovdiv

The Odeon Roman archaeological site, Plovdiv

street corner Plovdiv photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer Plovdiv photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The Plovdiv house in which opera great Boris Christoff was born.

The Plovdiv house in which opera great Boris Christoff was born.

Plovdiv, as of September 2014, claims Europe's longest pedestrian zone.

Plovdiv, as of September 2014, claims Europe’s longest pedestrian zone.

Mural in an underpass in Plovdiv by Yoan Leviev

Mural in an underpass in Plovdiv by Yoan Leviev

The Small Basilica, where a new museum was opened in summer 2013.

The Small Basilica, where a new museum was opened in summer 2013.

In the Old Town, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In the Old Town, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Restaurant at the Drama Theatre, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Restaurant at the Drama Theatre, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Monument to Philip Makedonski, municipal hall, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Monument to Philip Makedonski, municipal hall, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

City Hall, Plovdiv

City Hall, Plovdiv

Ancient Roman Stadium, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Ancient Roman Stadium, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

(All photos: (c) Clive Leviev-Sawyer and (c) Leah Sawyer)

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