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History and wine

This is the biggest house in Bulgaria from 18 century. It's curious that at that time all trade... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria

This is worth visiting. Lovely old wine merchants house with extensive wine cellar. Their is... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Nicola K
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Melnik, Bulgaria
+359 74 372 265
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This is the biggest house in Bulgaria from 18 century. It's curious that at that time all trade transportation was by camels. Also is a must to taste the local homemade wine.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aleksandarm129
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This is worth visiting. Lovely old wine merchants house with extensive wine cellar. Their is information on each room in English which was great.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I liked it. I liked seeing thee feel of Bulgarian house from the inside. I understand it was a house of a wealthy family, but still. Solid wine cellar in the basement. But since we were there on Sunday, Melnik and this museum was buzzing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The house is very well preserved and very interesting. I certainly suggest this visit to anyone passes by Melnik.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AlessandroD941
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I dont like this place, too noise, warm place, not comfortable . But view is wonderful, you can view all mountain from this place

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sanjarb
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Kordopulov house in Melnik was built in 1754. It is the largest Renaissance house on the Balkan Peninsula, which is preserved till nowadays. It was built specifically for the production, storage and trade of wine and belonged to the rich Greek family of merchants...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ivan A
Reviewed 22 June 2018

In beautiful Melnik, located in a narrow valley between impressive sandstone cliffs, the traditional architecture of the 18th and 19th century has been well preserved. Now it is a village of about 200 inhabitants, but then it was a small, ethnically mixed town (as was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Kordopulovata kashta is the biggest house of the Bulgarian Renaissance and was the home of a wealthy merchant who was trading in wine with many European countries of that time. Very interesting is the fact that the merchant himself owned very little vineyards. He used...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

A big part of Melnik and bulgarian history. Not so may to see but it's interesting. The cellar makes an impression.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marcin K
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Big house of a rich merchant. Nicely decorated and furnished with a few oddities like wine cellar dug out of the groups and to finish tour a taste of local wines

Date of experience: September 2017
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