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Experience in Plovdiv, Bulgaria by ADHC

Published by ADHC Chilikov — 28 days ago

0 Tags: Erasmus experiences Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

What is it like to live in Plovdiv? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

I have been in a lot of cities while growing but coming back to Plovdiv is always a pleasure. There is something for everybody. Except for the fact that it's one of the oldest and ancient cities in Europe, Plovdiv has a lot of activities to offer. You can visit the old town and fell in love with the architecture and monuments you will see. You can also go hiking in the mountains because they are only 20 minutes away or simply have a nice barbecue in some of the biggest parks. There other things like wine tasting, (keep in mind this region is famous for its wine production) horse riding, paintball, boats and many many more things I would need a book to describe.

What is the student lifestyle like in Plovdiv?

Students love it here. More and more students are coming here. There are so many festivals and other gatherings to enjoy, Soon the food festival will open, after that there is a beer festival, music battles and there are all open-air festivals. We also have the Kapana district where small and quiet restaurants are located providing different food experiences. Nightclubs are a specialty of this area because they are always very entertaining with dances, cocktails and many singers. There are different types of bars, rock, pianobars, game bars and many more.

How much does it cost to live in Plovdiv?

Rent is between 100 - 200 euros. Food - 300 euros if you enjoy eating and going to restaurants. Bars -200 euros so In total with 500 - 900 euros you can live like a king.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Plovdiv? Is there any advice you can give?

No, there are so many people coming and going that places are always available and there are plenty of cheap AirBnb

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

I like eating in restaurants, especially Sushi and Asian food but there is also the typical Bulgarian and Turkish food which can satisfy every person's taste. There are also the typical fast food dishes which you can find them on every corner and different from one another.

What places would you recommend visiting in Plovdiv?

Happy Restaurant
No sense Bar - Kapana district
Old town
Laluta Park,
Some of the festivals
The mountains in the city

Is it good to eat out in Plovdiv? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Yes. The favorite spot is the Kapana district because you can find a variety of different dishes from different cultures. Kapana is located in the old town

Is the nightlife good in Plovdiv? Where is good to go?

:) Yes. CLubs like Secrets, Bushido, W, Zahir and so many more would live you breathless and with unforgettable memories.

What advice would you give future students heading to Plovdiv?

Enjoy and try from all the food dishes, from all the parties while meantime enjoying the warm weather going in nature. Nature is preserved and there are so many places to have a romantic picnic or just enjoying beers with friends.

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