The Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex is an open-air museum and a neighbourhood of Gabrovo (8 km south of its center) in northern Bulgaria; on the northern edge of the Bulgarka Nature Park, between the park and the city of Gabrovo. They started buildin it in 1963 and opened in 1964. There you can see the culture, customs and craftsmanship of Bulgarian people. You’ll find about 50 items including water installations and houses with craftsmen’s workshops attached, houses with two floors, a clock tower, pottery, cutlery, needlework, etc. All the items had been made respecting original instruments and the old traditions.
You can find many restaurants in the park so you can taste and enjoy Bulgarian cuisine.
You can also find shops for souvenirs.
If you visit the place during Easter or Palm Sunday, you can assist to the annual Christian festivals celebrated in the park.
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