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Ethnographic Museum

Slavyanska St. 69, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Balkan life

This museum located in a typical well to do Balkan house offers an excellent insight into life in... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Michael H
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Carmarthen
via mobile
An interesting visit

An upper floor museum showing life from a particular period of history in this part of Bulgaria... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
PhilipLeic
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Jun 3, 2018
“Balkan life”
Jun 12, 2017
“An interesting visit”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Slavyanska St. 69, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This museum located in a typical well to do Balkan house offers an excellent insight into life in the past. The thick walls and the overhanging roof are features, together with the surrounding wall for protection. The insight into family life with the separation of...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

An upper floor museum showing life from a particular period of history in this part of Bulgaria. Rooms are laid out in this traditional house showing how people lived. We were taken round by a local guide and she explained aspects of the exhibits. Can...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

A real period house with read period furnishings and artifacts. An excellent way to experience the daily life and culture.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Even if you are not interested in ethnography, the outside and inside of this house will leave you breathless! So beautiful!

Thank Marcodeste
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

This museum specializes in traditional costumes of all the ethnographic groups in the Burgas area. The displays are quite well done with many labels in English. The house it is located in is a museum piece itself. This is a pretty specialized museum so it...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

This museum recreates everyday life in the 18th and 19th centuries of a Bulgarian merchant family. After wandering through this home of what was easily seen as a wealthy family, it was very interesting to see what live was like back then. There were some...More

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

I visited this museum far years ago but if I have a chance I will visit it once more for the unique exponates with spirit of ages.

Thank Elikabg
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Reviewed 7 June 2015

This house dating from Ottoman times has fixtures and furniture typical of the times for a well-to-do Turk/Bulgarian family. The half-timbered exterior is original and typical of the area. The interior shows living quarters, family bedrooms, squat toilets, cooking facilities and many of the family's...More

Thank Odis P
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

This was an old Turkish house of a wealthy family. One flight of stairs, interesting to see how the family lived & what life was like. Went there on a Viking tour. Pictures are allowed inside. On the outside there is the typical souvenir shop

Thank ncjc2013
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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Takes you back in time and introduces you to the traditional bulgarian lifestyle. No guide though. It is not very large, but I really liked the idea of a small museum in a traditional house.

Thank Ruxandra V
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