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Ethnographic Museum

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Address: 2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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The richest cultural treasure of my trip to eastern europe

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jozef K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Nash G
Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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3 of 5 bubbles 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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Don't miss the Ethnographic Museum and the other amazing house s in the Old Town.The local craft studios are a must to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This palace-looking house deserves all your attention! Symetric style, typical for Bulgarian Revival period, green and beautiful yard and tranquillity which can provoke so many thoughts about "the good old days". Don't miss it!

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