National Museum "Vasil Levski"
Author: Росица Николова, 787 metres From Karlovo. , Адрес: Karlovo, ул. "Ген. Карцов" №57, Gps coordinates: N 42.6427988 E 24.8030882
In the town of Karlovo - the town of roses and Bulgarian revival in 1837 on July 18, was born Vasil Ivanov Kunchev - Bulgarian Apostle of Freedom - Levski.
In 1852. is a novice at his uncle in Svetogorski convent named Deacon - Ignatius. In 1862 Vasil Kunchev a member of the Legion of Rakovski. Later organized the first regional Revolutionary Committee announced Stara Zagora and Sliven district committee. He traveled on foot to Bulgaria as guided Internal Revolutionary Organization. On 12.27.1872 years. He was captured by Turkish police, and hanged on 19. 02.1873 g. Sofia.
Today, the home of the revolutionary democrat National Museum, located in the center of town. In the museum complex includes memorial chapel "All Saints Bolgarskii", "Chardaklieva house" museum and monument of Levski's mother - Gina Kuncheva. Little house to the Vasil Levski was built in the 18th century, was restored in 1933 and operated as a museum by 1937 .. The house consists of cellar, cellar and shelter, which are dug into the ground low ground floor. Before hideout was cupboard in which they were ordered rugs to conceal the entrance to the hideout. The birthplace of the Apostle's only two rooms - a living room and a room where summer days sleeping family. Next to it is a small building - a workshop where they dye in the weaving beautiful Bulgarian braids. In 1965 him was built exhibition hall, there are the photographs, personal belongings - dyakonskoto cross, copper tasche water, revolver, sword and paintings, which are marked moments of the holy work of the fighter for equality and freedom - " For a pure and holy republic ".
In the hall there are interesting studies and works of famous Bulgarian and foreign writers, dedicated to the most famous and revered Bulgarian in the history of Bulgaria.
In 2000 in memory of the Apostle to the house-museum was built chapel "Halloween Bolgarskii", it exposed and part of his hair. Part of the museum is "Chardaklieva house", which is the home of the sister of the mother of Levski - Donna Chardaklieva. In "Chardaklieva house" you can buy various souvenirs, postcards and interesting books about the life of the Apostle and the beautiful town of Karlovo.
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