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Pazardzhik is situated on both banks of the Maritsa River near Trakia Highway, 108 km from Sofia and 36 km from Plovdiv. The town was established during the Ottoman rule as an heir of a large marketplace, which was named Tatar Pazardzhik. Like any big city in Bulgaria, Pazardzhik was a cultural centre during the Bulgarian National Revival, too. There are also some richly decorated houses modern for that time. Such one is the house of Nikola Hristevich where the guests of the city may see the ethnographic exhibition of the Regional History Museum of Pazardzhik, which is one of the oldest museums in Bulgaria. Other historical expositions in the museum are divided into separate sections "Archaeology", "History of Bulgaria 15-19 century", "New History." In the section "Archaeology" there are stored artifacts, found during the excavations of the mound of Yunatsite, located near the town of Pazardzhik. Everyone may visit the mound itself, since there is a road next to it, as well as a small parking lot. There are landmarks in Pazardzhik that are included in the 100 National Historical Sites. Such ones are: the Cathedral Church of the Assumption whose iconostasis is under the protection of UNESCO; the old post office - one of the symbols of the city; the house-museum of Stanislav Dospevski; the clock tower of the 18th century, the house of Constantine Velichkov. Some churches and temples built in the 19th century are also of interest, such as the church of St. Petka from 1852 and the Great Synagogue from 1850. Pazardzhik Visitors may enjoy the City Island Park "Freedom" which is located on an island in the Maritsa, connected to the mainland by a bridge. The park is like an oasis, offering opportunities for walking and recreation. There is a zoo, playground, amusement park, cycling track, barbecue area with tables and benches, shops, monuments and fountains, there. Whether visiting the city for business or pleasure, the guests have a good choice of hotels in Pazardzhik. These include not only classic hotels but guesthouses, family hotels and private rooms rented on a hotel basis.
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