The Old Town of Plovdiv is a historic preservation site known for its Bulgarian Baroque architectural style, for example: the most distinguished representative of the Baroque of Plovdiv - the house of Koiumjioglu (also now an ethnographical museum), the house of Georgiadi (now the Rennaissance museum of the national struggle), the house of Nedkovich (the municipality), the house of Chomaka (the gallery of Zlatyo Boyajiev - famous Bulgarian painter), the house of Balabanov (a gallery of modern painting and also it is a concert hall), the house of Lamartin (the house of writers) where Alfonse de Lamartin, a well-known French poet, spent some time while the diplomatic mission in Turkey.
The streets of the city are really narrow and wonderful. Wandering the streets, pathways and by-ways of the Old Town one can admire beautiful house-museums there with facades which are colored in pleasant-sounding combinations.
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