Photos: Tanya Grozdanova
After the team of the only digital guide under the hills recently took you on a virtual walk through the secrets of SahatTepe, today it's the turn of another alternative Plovdiv route. The second highest hill in the city of the seven hills is 234 meters high and its name comes from the Turkish word for a well because of the numerous water sources and cascades.
The hill looks the way it does today thanks to its transformation, which began in 1933. From a desolate place, the hill became a wonderful park. There are now alleys, stairs, a path to the top, new waterfalls in the south, children's slides, swimming pools. There is still an old fountain, which is supposed to be from the Roman period of Plovdiv. It was destroyed in 1910 but then restored with the rehabilitation of the park.
And here's what caught our lens, wandering through the greenery, coolness, and tranquility of one of the city's favorite parks in Plovdiv: