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Varna Archaeological Museum, Varna
(4.7/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Varna Archaeological Museum houses the oldest gold treasure in the world, dating back to 4600 to 4200 BCE. You can view more than 2,000 golden objects, including a golden scepter, the symbol of a monarch's power. Among the museum's collection of more than 100,000 artifacts, you can examine ceramics, coins, cult items, a golden necropolis, icons, jewelry, and weapons. Exhibits are categorized by historical periods: prehistoric, Thracian, ancient, medieval, Ottoman, and Bulgarian National Revival. On your way to the exhibition halls, note the decorated walls of the corridor that surrounds the building. The museum also houses a library, children's education museum, gift shop, and cafeteria. With our custom trip planner, Varna attractions like Varna Archaeological Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This museum is world class and has some amazing artefacts. It is particularly strong for prehistory, Greek and Roman times and later Here there are stunning gold pieces, the oldest worked gold in the ...  more »
  • I advise to visit all as a kid and adults, interesting especially that rasskopali in the ancient Odessos. (Varna). Bad parking near looking on surrounding streets.
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  • This is a large archaeological museum. With great collections from ancient Therasian, Hellenic, Roman to medieval Orthodox. It is even larger than the national archaeological museum in Sofia. Well wor...  more »