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Address: 2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 359 32 624 261

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Stunning Mid-19th-Century Architecture

We went here to gawk at the exterior of one of the most stunning examples of mid- 19th-century architecture in Plovdiv Old Town. Built in 1847 for Argir Hristov Kuyumdzhiouglu, a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went here to gawk at the exterior of one of the most stunning examples of mid- 19th-century architecture in Plovdiv Old Town. Built in 1847 for Argir Hristov Kuyumdzhiouglu, a wealthy merchant, the 6100-square-foot mansion is officially a Bulgaria cultural monument of national importance. Its facade features a curved bank of windows and a floral motif. The Ethnographic Museum... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I had great expectations, but it's not an incredible museum. It could have more history and more explanations...

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The facade of the museum building is very attractive, the inside is a classic but comprehensive and quite well organized folk museum. Strong on the traditional life of Rodopi shepherds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It was interesting to see the architecture of the house but the exposition itself is a bit boring unless you are into agriculture.

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Tutrakhan, Silistra, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Set in a Revival era wooden mansion, this museum contains everything from paleolithic artefacts to reconstructions of peasant interiors and life of the city's wealthy in the transition from Ottoman rule to the independent Bulgarian state.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This museum is situated i one of the most beautiful and biggest buildings in the Old town of Plovdiv. It was built for the rich merchant Argir Kuyumdzhioglu back in 1847 and has interesting story throughout the years before it has become a museum. You must definitely visit the museum not only for the exhibitions, interior from the so called... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Don't miss this for 5 levs it is worth it to see, we were lucky enough to have a violinist and piano player performing classical music whilst walking around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The building and the garden are as interesting as the Museum. The lady at the reception was kind and we took some pictures, even without paying for it, as requested on an information board.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing 1847 architecture and building, surrounded by trees roses and beautiful jars. We loved it. Close by don't miss Sts. Konstantin and Elena" Church... this is the most beautiful one in the old town. The outside and the interior has great painting and light. We happen to be there for a Christening.. Merveilleux!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

This is really an amazing construction surrounded by a garden of roses and big jars.The construction has a special character, waved with harmony. We really enjoy it.

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Address: 2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 359 32 624 261
Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Plovdiv Province  >  Plovdiv

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