Live ski web cameras, showing the ski runs and the snow conditions in Borovets ski resort, Bansko ski resort, Pamporovo ski resort and Chepelare. Live beach webcams in Bulgaria, broadcasting from the beaches in Golden Sands summer resort, Sunny Beach summer resort, Sozopol beach resort and Primorsko beach resort.
Plovdiv was known in the West for most of its recorded history by the name Philippopolis (Greek: Φιλιππούπολη; Turkish: Filibe; "Philip's Town") as Philip II of Macedon conquered it in the 4th century BCE and gave his name to it.
The city has historically developed on seven syenite hills, some of which are 250 metres high.
After it became part of modern Bulgaria on 20 February 1878, Ruse was one of the key cultural and economic centres of the country. The city is famous for its preserved buildings from the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.
Most of the sights of the city are located at the center of Ruse (museums, architectural landmarks, the theater, the opera, hotels, restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops). It is an architectural ensemble of buildings in Neo-Baroque, Neo-Rococo.
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