Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR, Gabrovo

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Learn about the architecture and lifestyle of the region during the 18th and 19th centuries at Open Air Ethnographic Museum 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. Before you head to Gabrovo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Gabrovo sightseeing planning tool, to make sure you see all that Gabrovo has to offer, including Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR.
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  • ETARA-The location is nice, situated on 2km from Gabrovo. It is meant to be an ethnographic resort and museum. Around the so called authentic part full of old craft stuff, there are a lot of...  more »
  • We visited here today. The very rude woman in the kiosk would not let us go in unless we paid full price. We are pensioners, have residency & could speak Bulgarian but because we weren't Bulgarian...  more »
  • Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR is one wonderful place for visit. Go there and visit how people make traditional handmade knives, food and other. My pics are from 30th of March 2013.  more »

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