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Balabanov House

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Impressive architecture and structure

Impressive architecture and structure. Colorful. Typical pattern wherein the upper floors are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
packcal p
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Fascinating

This house can give you a sense of what life might have been like at the turn of the century. It is... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to visit one of the so called revival houses. You walk in and visit the upstairs rooms which are indeed grand but unless you are particularly interested probs ly not worth the entrance fee but this is a good example of how the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive architecture and structure. Colorful. Typical pattern wherein the upper floors are large, presumably for lower taxes. Recommend.

Thank packcal p
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This house can give you a sense of what life might have been like at the turn of the century. It is currently used as a museum/cultural center and not completely furnished as to how a family would live. I had to ask a lot...More

Thank barbara115de
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is most tastefully restored and beautiful. The furnishings have been replicated honestly and the carved ceilings are exquisite. ell worth a visit.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Of all the mansions open to the public in old Plovdiv four are included in the 'Combined Ticket': Hindliyan, Nedkovich, Stambolyan and Balabanov. From the point of view of architecture they all belong to the 19th century Bulgarian Revival style, but in fact they are...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This house is full of interesting and beautiful furniture. But the same kind of furniture you may also find in the Hindiyan house, which has one big advantage, the marble bathroom! Both these locations are also missing the same thing; no signs telling about the...More

Thank Ulla P
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I toured 6 of the houses in old Plovdiv and this one was the best restored and furnished. It has a nice garden as well. If you visit one house while you’re in Plovdiv I would pick this one. If you plan to visit multiple...More

Thank Over60Countries
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This gorgeous house, like most of the others in this part of the city, is lovely to look at but it annoys me that you can learn so little, unless you're already an expert. There are treasures to marvel at for sure, but a little...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

this place was next to our hostel, we passed it several times but didnt have a chance to look inside.

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Juliana Y, Manager at Balabanov House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Don't miss it next time! One of the most impressive highlights of the Old Plovdiv!

Reviewed 8 December 2017

The house of an early wealthy merchant who made his fortune selling salt and pepper. I didn't get to see the inside but the outside is in excellent condition.

Thank Sam L
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