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ANOTHER TRADITIONAL HOUSE FROM BULGARIA

BULGARIAN HOUSES BY STUDENTS

From the Zheravna village, We can find traditional

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houses made by wood and surrounded by a stone wall.

Spanish students building the polish house

Inside these traditional Bulgarian wooden houses from the revival period, the fireplace is an important

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place of the house

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HISTORY ABOUT OUR TRADITIONAL HOUSE The houses from the Renaissance period - two storeyed, with wood-carving and consoles, with rosettes on the doors and large balconies - show their owners' good financial status and increased self-confidence. The Gabrovo Renaissance house was gradually moved out of the back yard and was built to face the street so that the craftsman could have a direct contact with their clients. In this rush forward the street line was curved into an arc. The streets were narrow, compact and at places the eaves of the houses touched each other. Another characteristic of the houses of that period were the second storey of the houses - considerably large and coming out above the ground floor, thus providing more light and space.

It was reproduced in the museum in 1970 and it is an example of Mediterranean influence in architecture - there are many

BULGARIAN HOUSE MADE BY BULGARIAN STUDENTS

painted columns on the facade, many windows - 21, the open balcony turns into a room called "kiosk". There is a shop on the first floor, in which articles made by the craftsmen in the street are sold. The second floor displays the interior of a merchant's house. Bozhentsi is located in the Central Balkan Mountains, near the town of Gabrovo. The village has been declared as architectural historical reserve since 1964. It is preserved the revival architecture and it’s not allowed construction of buildings which don’t preserve the village style.

… AND SPANISH TEACHERS The house of the merchant from Gabrovo Peter Saka was built in 1858 near Baev most (bridge) in Gabrovo.


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