Dimitar Georgiadi House & Regional History Museum, Plovdiv

Dimitar Georgiadi House & Regional History Museum, Plovdiv

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The house of Dimiter Gheorghiadi is an outstanding monument of the Bulgarian Renaissance architecture. It was built in 1848 by the Rhodopes master Haji George (Jerusalem pilgrim). The house is one of the best model of the wide spread type of the Plovdiv symmetrical house. In the house, which is a part of the history museum in Plovdiv, is situated the exposition "Bulgarian renaissance".The exhibits cover the early Ottoman period (XV-XVII c.). Special details are given to the National Revival. In the different museum halls one can find documents, personal belongings and valuables that once belonged to outstanding public figures, who contributed to the economic prosperity of the town, the modern Bulgarian education and the successful struggle for independent church. The collections of weapons from the April uprising (1876) and Russia-Turkish war (1877-78) traced back in the last stage of the National Liberation epopee. #ancient #bulgaria #europe #gallery #history #house #monument #museum #old #old_town #plovdiv #renaissance #revival #town #unesco
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