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Archaeological Museum - Nessebar

Author: Таня Димитрова, 1.7 km From Nesebar.    , Адрес: Nesebar, ул. Месамбрия 2 А, GPS coordinates: N 42.6583156    E 27.7307332
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  Nessebar is an ancient city with rich cultural and historical past. It was founded by the Thracians, at a later stage is transformed into a city-state of the Greeks. Over 812 years of Nessebar was conquered by Bulgarians, then came under Ottoman rule, and in 1878 the town was already free. Situated on a rocky peninsula of Nessebar has always been attractive and valuable place for people over the centuries. Evidence of this is the wealth of monuments and interesting exhibits dating back to Thracian times, then the settlement is named after Messambria, translated as "town of Melsa" it was called the founder of the city. The rich history of ancient and medieval Nessebar Messambria be found in the archaeological museum.


   The museum consists of four halls and presents the development of the village over the centuries. In hall number one collected Kameni anchors and numerous bits of pottery of the ancient Thracians and the Roman epitaphs. The hall is called "Mesembria and Thrace" is good proof of existence of two peoples.


   In the second hall are gathered monuments, objects and jewelry from secular and religious life of the inhabitants of the ancient city in the VI-II century BC. Hr.

   The third room is dedicated to the great prosperity of the city during the First Bulgarian Empire. You will see the pottery of the first Bulgarian ubitateli the peninsula, and a collection of amphorae and glazed pottery, proving that the city was one of the centers of Balkanite.Srednovekovnite churches and sculptures are evidence of the cultural growth of the medieval town of Nessebar. The fourth room presents exquisite examples of icons, church furniture and fittings of the silver icons.

Nowadays, Nessebar is known as the city-museum, it will not only impress you with its rich history, and its beautiful proroda. It is one of the most popular beach resorts, both Bulgarians and tourists from around the world. The City contributes to the development of cultural tourism on our coast. Nessebar is a World Heritage Site.

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