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Ethnographic Museum

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Address: 2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Nice typical Bulgarian house with history

This museum is just next to Nebet Tepe. It's the only ethnographic museum we've visited in Bulgaria so we cannot compare it to others. But the building was beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is just next to Nebet Tepe. It's the only ethnographic museum we've visited in Bulgaria so we cannot compare it to others. But the building was beautiful and traditional both outside and inside. The small garden provided us with freshness and shade. It was very pleasant, with its fountain and its flowers. The permanent exhibition inside is nothing... More 

Thank littlececily
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full of folk 'artifacts', folk costumes and pictures this museum gives you a sense of a rural time and lifestyle lost. It also gives you a clear idea of the prevalence and variety of crafts rural Bulgarian folk undertook. Because it's set in a beautiful old house (there's a wonderful big room upstairs with seating under the window) and because... More 

Thank MPOT
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Its a quite unique building.There is a feeling once you enter the yard and are about to enter the Museum itself - like visiting the Eiffel tower - just puts things in perspective. It is suuuper cheap - entry is like 3 Eur (90 UAH) and there is alot to see.

1 Thank Jozef K
Los Angeles, California
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We walked past this place and it was the beauty of the outside of the building that drew us in. And I'm very glad it did. The inside has a lot of very interesting displays from the Roman time as well as the local history. I wasn't sure what to expect before we got there but I left really glad... More 

Thank LWood2277
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It costs only around 3 Euro to enter and shows you the history of the generations before this one. Would highly recommend if you're visiting the old town.

Thank Nash G
Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Situated in the old town of Plovdiv, first the building is a very interesting architecture. Inside there are a lot of art effects from different periods of time, mainly in the Plovdiv region. Do spend some time to learn more about the history.

Thank Jivko V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We disided to go on a museum towr, we never told that there are so many museums around in Plovdiv! Very old and well maintained, we are really proud walk around so much history! And u corse keeps our figures on shape!

Thank Bravoto
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

What better way to learn about a culture of a certain place than to visit an ethnographic museum? Coupled with a lovely garden which regularly plays host to an array of exhibition adds to the experience.

Thank Mila I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The museum is a must to be seen by travelers interested in architecture. Ottoman influence is lesser than in many of the town with a strong proper bulgarian presence. As for the museum it is not the kind of place you visit twice. It has to be rethought, upgraded and then it could become very good. Presently it is heavy... More 

Thank Hubert G
Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

You'll be able to see more from folklore clothing around Plovdiv area and the way people lived here in the 18th and 19th centuries. Not a "must see", but its good to spend some time

Thank Susanalmeida

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