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Museum of Ponisavlje (Muzej Ponisavlje Pirot)

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This is a old house converted to a museum including the ottoman era.They will bring you here on a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Nice museum and local history

I was surprised by the quality of the museum, beautiful collection of artifacts and several pieces... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a old house converted to a museum including the ottoman era.They will bring you here on a guided tour even from Sofia.

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I was surprised by the quality of the museum, beautiful collection of artifacts and several pieces that shows how it was in the time of the Ottomans. The lady spoke a good English and the explanations were really interesting for those interested in history.

Thank Eric D
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

This museum is in the city centre. It is really a beautiful house dating back to times when they were under different rulers. The garden outside is beautiful and well kept. Really a lovely addition to the beauty of this small town.

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This museum is showing unique crafts of the city of Pirot while telling an amazing story of "Mali Rista" who built his house during Turkish empire. You will see beautiful killims, that became a world known trademark of Pirot. There are samples more than 100...More

1  Thank Sneska
Reviewed September 8, 2015

It is located near the city center and is very nice. There is a traditional folklore collection and a pretty garden outside. It is a typical house of the region. Near the museum there is a good small restaurant with tasty local dishes.

1  Thank Veritta V
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We visited it expecting little. In the end, following a nice tour given apparently to everyone visiting, in English as well, we really enjoyed it. The guy giving the tour was friendly and knowledgeable and interested in meeting people from other countries. If you visit...More

1  Thank nat2509
Reviewed June 10, 2015

The old and beautiful oriental house of famous Ristic family was built in mid-19th century. During the 20th century it became a host to the Museum of Ponišavlje, a place where innovative culture of the Pirot region is presented in its full beauty. Colorful carpets,...More

1  Thank IgorMarkovic
Reviewed December 8, 2013

Very Nice! Thanks for promoting Pirot! It is very nice place! Nature is beautiful, town is quiet and colorfull.

Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed November 21, 2013

Like in more museums with ancient articles it is forbidden to make pictures at most times. So I cannot present all what you can see in the museum. It is really interesting. In the afternoon and evening there is a nice restaurant with a romantic...More

1  Thank Jasmina1010
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