National Museum "Hristo Botev" - Kalofer
Author: Таня Димитрова, 561 metres From Kalofer. , Gps coordinates: N 42.6112183 E 24.9773150
Hristo Botev National Museum was opened in 1944 and is part of a hundred tourist sites of our country. The museum is in honor of the great Bulgarian revolutionary and poet, is located in the center of his hometown - Kalofer. The picturesque town is nestled in the southern part of the mountain, about fifty kilometers from Plovdiv. National Museum consists of a house - museum, exhibition hall and a monument of the great poet and sculptor of his mother Ivanka Boteva.
Hosted exposure is especially built for this purpose house. It was built at the house where he lived and grew up taken. My father's house of Hristo Botev was burned in 1877, when the whole town was burned. At a later stage using the local population and the patriotic people of the whole country is built building, a copy of the family house of the artist. In the museum you can learn about life and art of Botev, with his family by his associates. It stores more than 5,000 exhibits. You see his authentic personal belongings - pocket watch and his writers its accessories. This keeps the number of newspaper "Bagpipes", which published his first poem "Maytse her." Courtesy of Captain Cyril Botev - brother of Hristo Botev and local memories of the house - museum is arranged in its authentic form, which allows you to feel the spirit and atmosphere in which he grew up and worked revolutionary poet. On the first floor is arranged exhibition showing us bits of Kalofer during the Renaissance. In the exhibition hall are the photographs and documents reflecting the actions and creative way of Botev. The museum is open to visitors year round.
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