A picturesque small country called Bulgaria has existed for more than 13 centuries in Europe, linking East and West.
Sofia's city centre is an eclectic mix of architectural styles, largely rebuilt after WWII bombings.
Veliko Turnovo, the medieval capital of Bulgaria, is one of the most picturesque Bulgarian towns.
Plovdiv, is a worthy rival to Sofia. The city with its cobbled alleys and Roman stadium combines an interesting past with a lively present.

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