The discovery was made at the old part of the town, just under Tsarevets fortress
Interesting news Veliko Tarnovo an unusual find came out during rescue excavations on “Ksiliforska” Street near the replacement of the water pipe. On December 12, archaeologist Ilian Petrakiev came across a pit with 13 almost identical vessels – 12 clay and 1 glass, from the 13th century.
They represented jugs with handles with a capacity of a liter – a liter and a half, and their uniformity suggests that it is a medieval pub. And not only that, but glasses and even a bottle came out.
Regional History Museum – Veliko Tarnovo showed the latest archaeological finds from a Roman necropolis
One of the interesting Veliko Tarnovo news is that the most valuable finds from the rich necropolis from the Roman era were presented to the media in the old capital. The necropolis was discovered at the end of last year near the village of Nova Varbovka, Strazhitsa.
The necropolis was discovered by a local farmer at the end of November during autumn plowing. When his tractor plow hit a large limestone slab and in the hole he saw human bones. The farmer notified the mayor of the village and the police. They called the archaeologist from the regional historical museum in Veliko Tarnovo, Nedko Elenski, to the spot. And it was established that it was an ancient grave. Month-long rescue archeological research followed in severe weather conditions and amid abundant December mud. In the course of the work, archaeologists Nedko Elenski, Kalin Chakarov and Mihaela Tomanova discovered a second, earlier grave.
Things to do in Veliko Tarnovo during the holidays
Visit a museum – working hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays
“Tsarevets” architectural-museum reserve will receive tourists non-stop during the holidays, such as on December 31 this year. the fortress will be open for visits from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and on January 1, 2024, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The “Tsarevgrad Tarnov” multimedia visitor center will be closed on December 24, 25 and 31 2023 and on January 1, 2024.
Church “St. 40 Martyrs” will not work on December 31, 2023 and January 1, 2024. Church “Nativity” will not work on December 31 and January 1. On the temple holiday – December 25, the temple will be open for free visits from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with no candles allowed, except for the interior candlesticks.
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Despite the large drop in tourists because of the pandemic, the Municipal Council has increased entrance fees for museums and popular sites in Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi for 2021.