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Archeological museum Nesebar

A visit to the museum starts with the lobby where is exposed the certificate of registration of the old town in the list of monuments of world heritage of UNESCO on December 9, 1983 The museum has four rooms that chronologically track the development of the city through various historical eras. The first hall is called “Messambria and the Thracians” and in it are exposed remains of bits of ancient Thracians – pottery with relief ornaments IX – VI century BC., Finds of stone anchors dating from the XII – IX in. BC The room is exposed and decree of III century BC. in honor of the Thracian dynast WADA. Among the exhibits is the treasure of silver coins – tetradrachms, and tombstone from II c. AD In the second room of the museum – “Pontic Mesambria polis” – are laid open in the necropolis of Messambria four very rare hydrate (bronze vessels). They were used for funeral urns and below their vertical handles depicts a story from Greek mythology. Visitors can see more of the statue of Apollo, the torso of a statue of the god Heracles statue of the goddess of fortune Tyche, dating from the IV century […]

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Museum Ancient Nessebar – Nessebar

Ancient Nessebar Museum includes objects of architectural reserve Nessebar, which are available for tourists. These are the churches “Sveti Stefan” and “Sveti Spas” and two museums – Archeological and Ethnographic. Nessebar is a town with ancient history. Numerous archaeological finds prove its existence back more than 3,000 years. The four halls of the Archaeological Museum tell the story of the city. There can be considered findings from all historical periods – ornaments, gravestones, stone statues. After Christianity became the official religion of the Byzantine Empire, the city began massive construction of Christian churches even believe that once their number has reached 40 or more. The period of XI – XIII century. Church “Sveti Stefan” New Metropolia. The plan is a three-nave basilica, built of stone and bricks. The church was painted in 1599, and in it are depicted over 1000 figures in 258 compositions. Are depicted scenes from the miracles of Christ. The church preserves an original-style painted iconostasis from the late sixteenth century. And carved bishop’s throne and pulpit from the late eighteenth century. The church is not functioning and has been turned into a museum. Located near the amphitheater of Nessebar. The church “St. Spas” is also a […]

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