Architectural-Ethnographic Complex ETAR, Gabrovo

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Learn about the architecture and lifestyle of the region during the 18th and 19th centuries at Architectural-Ethnographic Complex ETAR. The museum features 50 sites, such as Bulgarian Revival houses, craft workshops, water installations, a clock tower, and other buildings. Explore the only Bulgarian collection of filling mills, water mills, grindstones, and other technical installations driven by water. You can observe craftspeople making bells, pottery, confections, furs, and copper vessels, and you can ask them for a lesson in traditional crafts. The complex includes a hotel and a restaurant with traditional dishes prepared according to old local recipes. Make Architectural-Ethnographic Complex ETAR a part of your Gabrovo vacation plans using our Gabrovo vacation route planner.
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  • It is very interesting, many old houses watermills with artisans in the interior producing articles, from knives to artisan pastry, really worth the stop
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  • For lovers of Ethnography is a very interesting place. Here is a collection of various old houses from many places in Bulgaria.
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  • A wonderful open-air museum with traditional workshops, exhibitions of traditional houses, traditional café and restaurants (mehana in Bulgarian). It houses plethora of events such as the Internationa...  more »