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.
With the beginning of the active tourist season, all museums in the old capital are extending their working hours.
Tsarevets Architectural and Museum Reserve will receive visitors every day from 8.00 to 19.00 and closes at 20.00. The Museum “Patriarchal Church” Holy Ascension “is open from 9.00 to 19.00.
Trapezitsa Architectural and Museum Reserve receives visitors every day from 8.30 to 18.00. Closes at 19.00.
The 56-year-old traveler Forest Mallard has started shooting 19 videos that will promote Veliko Tarnovo around the world. The first five are already available and are dedicated to the Stambolov Bridge, the House with the monkey, the Monument “Assenevtsi”, Mother Bulgaria War Memorial and the Monument of Vasil Levski.
Forest Mallard will stay in Veliko Tarnovo for a month and will be immersed in the history of the city. Videos about a number of other historical landmarks in the old capital are to be shot. Tsarevets, the monument “Velchova Zavera”, the performance “Sound and Light”, the Archaeological Museum, the Patriarchate, the Sarafkin House and many others will be presented.
Forest first came to Veliko Tarnovo in 2016 and immediately fell in love with the city. The landscape, the architecture, the monuments, the medieval ruins and the vast history were unexpected and fascinating. It seems that the whole tourist marketing for Bulgaria directed him to Plovdiv and Sofia, but as a person who loves history, Forest was struck by the fortresses of Veliko Tarnovo and Kardzhali and the natural wonders of Belogradchik.
Introduction of an electronic system for ticket sales and control of access to museum sites should start working this year. The innovation is a part of the business plan of the municipal tourist association “Tsarevgrad Tarnov”. The actual development and synchronization with the electronic system of the Regional History Museum is forthcoming. The idea is to make it as easy as possible for tourists, thus preventing queues in front of the larger museums.
Initially, three devices will be installed to access the most visited sites. Turnstiles will be installed at the entrance of Tsarevets , the church “St. 40 Martyrs ” and the Multimedia Visitor Center.
An architectural landmark of more than four centuries hides under the ground, overgrown with bushes, in Veliko Tarnovo. These are the old Turkish baths, called hammams, built during the Turkish occupation, which are located by the Yantra River, at the foot of the Humanities High School. The idea to clear the spaces belongs to the enthusiasts from the club “TAM”, who are developing the project “Open City”.
They recently posted pictures of the interior of one of the bathrooms. Few devotees had the opportunity to get acquainted with its authentic beauty. Beautiful arches, lavish oriental ornaments, traces of mosaics and murals are still well preserved in the space, which is hidden from the eyes of passers.