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Historical Museum - Belogradchik
Belogradchik is located in northwestern Bulgaria, surrounded by majestic cliffs, although a small town is famous for its numerous historical and cultural monuments, the second largest in Vidin desirable tourist destination because of the many opportunities and different kind of tourism that offers. From medieval castles, Renaissance Ottoman rule and we move to astronomical observations, climbing and the unique beauty of the caves. The surrounding area is one of the largest and most phenomenal cave in Bulgaria, Magura. Magnetic attracting attention Belogradchik fortress and amazing views are detectable by high cliffs. The history and development of Belogradchik reveals a rich collection of documents and exhibits at the historical museum founded in 1970.
Visitors can learn about the exhibits out in Panov's house, monument left by 1810. and retained until today its Renaissance appearance. In the museum are more than 6000 samples. The exhibition traces the life and struggle of the local population during the Ottoman yoke and Bulgarian Revival of the country. Reflects the development of many crafts, then in its heyday as gold, wood carving, homespun, mutafchiistvo, pottery, copper. The main part of the exhibition reveals the heroism and sacrifice of the rebels against Turkish invaders in the uprising in 1850. Among the exhibits will be seen and used a stick instead of weapons. This is one of the most popular uprisings and its center was found to Belogradchik. Continues with the liberation from Ottoman rule and the events associated with the Serbo-Bulgarian War of 1885. The museum keeps a rich collection of valuable coins and old icons. Store authentic costumes, household items, fine jewelry, earrings, rings, ear with rich decoration of colored glass slivers and pendants. Idea to extract some Bulgarian customs and traditions. There are works by masters from Tryavna and Debar. In the yard are placed unique burial stone. As it is a museum, although it is located in a different building. The exposition is very rich and covers a long period of development of flora and fauna in the region and the state today will be amazed at the unique collections exceeding three thousand specimens of biodiversity. Original paintings by famous artists present are preserved in the art gallery of Svetlin, Vladimir Dimitrov-The Master and others.