Museum of woodcarving and icon painting
Located at the foot of the northern part of the mountain, along the picturesque banks of the River Tryavna, Tryavna is located only 20 km. from the town of Gabrovo. The old part of the city that has retained its authentic appearance over the years, has been declared an architectural reserve. Here are preserved nearly 140 cultural monuments. Almost all the houses are masterpieces of Renaissance architecture, many of them are made of mouth Dimitar Sergyuv - great Tryavna master, famous for its exquisite work and entrepreneurship. Most monuments you will see around the central square "Captain Nicolas grandfather." The most representative is the building of the old school where the great Bulgarian writer Petko R.Slaveykov taught. The unique atmosphere of the city is complemented by the beautiful stone bridge, old churches, clock tower. Here is the - old renaissance painting school, you can see the outdoor museum of original icon with valuable samples of Tryavna talented painters. The glory of the city carries through Tryavna Woodcarving and masters left for posterity unique works of art made of wood. Tryavna is known that here were born and raised poet Pencho Slavejkov and revolutionary Angel and now their homes have been turned into museums with rich exposures that introduce us to the life and works of eminent personalities. Separate specializes Museum of woodcarving and icon painting, which involves eight museums. Him in 1972 to create a studio where do restorations and replicas of unique. With great popularity enjoyed Daskalovata house, in the yard of that building was built for the exhibits of the museum. Amazing house was built between 1804 -1808 year. After a bet between old master Dimitar Oshanetza and his apprentice Ivan Bochukovetsa in two rooms of the house Great unique ceilings with exquisite suns, decorated with delicate ornaments unattainable today in woodcarving. The museum allows visitors to examine samples of prominent artists in the field of processing and ornaments of wood shown is the technology for the production of various predmeti.Izklyuchitelno interest are exhibited works of the master - carver Gentcho Marangozov, which is famous for the production of wood statues of Bulgarian kings and inns. We can see another church thread, icon-stands and bas-reliefs of the Renaissance artists. There is open and new museums with art works by contemporary famous authors. We can not overlook the picturesque cult collection of objects of Asian and African art.