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Known with a pseudonym

The most remote of the municipal museum houses is the one known as 'Georgi Benkowski house... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
Another Bulgarian hero

The house-museum of Georgi Benkovski is a must-visit for every Bulgarian in Koprivshtitsa. It is a... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Nik R
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Varna, Bulgaria
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Georgi Benkovski Street 5, Koprivshtitsa 2077, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The most remote of the municipal museum houses is the one known as 'Georgi Benkowski house'. Anybody who has some knowledge about Bulgaria will immediately feel that this is not a Bulgarian name. And in fact it is the pseudonym of a man, born in...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The house-museum of Georgi Benkovski is a must-visit for every Bulgarian in Koprivshtitsa. It is a really interesting place with a lot of educational facts and pictures. And you can also try to figure out how the people lived in those times from the beautifully...More

Thank Nik R
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

As with other museum houses in Koprivshtitsa, the Georgi Benkovski is full of history. The importance of Koprivshtitsa during the fight for independence in the late 19th century is well represented with Benkovski‘s role well described. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The town Koprivshtitsa is one of the most amazing, charming and interesting places to visit in Bulgaria. The scenery is spectacular, the people so down-to-earth, friendly and warm. we visited the Georgi Benkovski statue and learnt about the history of this courageous man in the...More

Thank 524magrietk
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Everyone who is going to Koprivshtitsa has to visit Benkovski museum and its monument which is situated quite near. The both memorials are built on a hill and could be seen from almost every point on Koprivshtitsa. Everyone Bulgarian has to know Benkovcki's history and...More

Thank Nedelcho D
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This house truly represent the personality of one of Bulgarian greatest revolutionary. It represent his strong character and desire for freedom. Some of the stories can make your hearth beat.

Thank Stan172
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Really interesting. Loved to see the house, the pictures and the documents. Staff was also really helpful.

Thank camuchee
Reviewed 14 June 2016

There are six house museums in Koprivshtitsa and this Benkovski's House is one of them. Benkovski was a revolutionary and the exhibition tells us about April uprising. The inside of house was decorated with Bulgarian traditional handicrafts and there were still some furnitures. Monument of...More

Thank aymats
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The museum is near the centre, about 10 minutes' walk up the hill. The museum takes you back 140 years. The artifacts on display make you feel as if you are right there in the middle of the April uprising. The statue of Georgi Benkovski...More

Thank dorvelbg
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This museum house is about 10 minutes walk from the center. It is a very nice walk up the hill so enjoy. You can start here and then do the rest 5 or you can end here after you've visited all the rest. In the...More

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