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Insight into former times

This place is worth calling in, as part of wander along General Gurko street, which is a magic... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2019
BigMal2
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Adelaide, Australia
Okay to visit

The Sarafkina House is in the middle of the picturesque Gurko Str. It is an old house turned into a... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2019
_the_mimi-ov
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Sofia, Bulgaria
via mobile
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Jun 6, 2019
“Insight into former times”
Feb 20, 2019
“Okay to visit”
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Ul. Gurko 88, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

This place is worth calling in, as part of wander along General Gurko street, which is a magic medieval laneway wandering along the hillside just below the main street in VT. The house and displays are well preserved and only takes about 10 minutes to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

The Sarafkina House is in the middle of the picturesque Gurko Str. It is an old house turned into a museums which offers and insight to 19th rich Bulgarian house. Only two out of five floors are open to visitors. The exhibition shows a variety...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

The door was locked even if the hour was inside the visiting program; eventually, a lady appeared, opened the door, took the money, turned on some lights and THAT WAS ALL!!! It seemed that we disturbed her with our visit and money. Imagine a museum...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

On picturesque cobbled Gurko street stands one of the best examples of the Bulgarian Revival style in Veliko Tarnovo, the so called Sarafkina house, once built by a banker ('saraf' meaning 'money lender' in Turkish). In 1981, thus 120 years after its construction, the five-storey...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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