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Historical Museum - Varshets

Author: Таня Димитрова, 285 metres From Varshets.    , GPS coordinates: N 43.1938470    E 23.2863056
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    Varshets is known for its curative mineral water, beautiful scenery and fresh air. Surrounded by large forests in the Western Balkan, the city is a favorite place for treatment, rest and relaxation. Document the Roman chronicles proves that the city has existed since the 6th century. Originally the name of the city was Medeka, meaning healing. His name is unique in the Roman Empire. The mineral springs of the village were used as early as Roman times, but a century and a half alone here treats diseases of the heart, the musculoskeletal and nervous system. Historical Museum of Varshets is located in a building with remarkable architecture. The building was created in the first half of the 20th century, then it was a private home. Historical Museum was established in 1999 and presents its exhibits in several sections of "Antique", "Archaeological finds and coinage Collection", "Ethnography" and "Wellness." In the "Antique" presents findings from Thracian and Roman times shown are household items and clothing typical of the locals. In the "Wellness" reflected the city's history as a spa center, presented through a comprehensive documentary archival material and many photographs. Pride is not the museum sculptor from the 2nd century BC The remarkable statue is made of bronze, depicting the Thracian god Telesphorus. Today this amazing artist is famous spa resort. In the exhibition hall of the museum are often organized in thematic exhibitions.

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