Archeological Museum of Sofia

Today I will finally take you in a new trip. We will go an visit Sofia, to be more exact the Archeology Museum from Sofia.

The museum is situated in the center of Sofia, The building that hosts the museum used to be an Ottoman mosque .It was  built around XV century by the Grand Vizier Veli Mahmud Pasha.

The museum has five exhibitions halls : Prehistory  Hall, situated at the lower floor located at the lower floor of the northern wing. It displays a collection of items dating from between 1,600,000 BC and 1,600 BC.

Treasury – located in the eastern wing and displays grave inventory and other treasures from the late Bronze Age to late Antiquity. Two of the most well-known Bulgarian treasures are located here: the Valchitran and Lukovit Treasures.

Main Hall – located at the first floor of the main building. Hosts a collection of diverse items ranging from ancient Thrace, Greece and Rome to the late Middle AgeMedieval Section – located at the second floor of the main building. Includes a gallery of medieval books, woodwork, drawings, metal objects and other items characteristic of the era. For the first time I will take in a virtual tour. I hope you will enjoy!

This is at the entrance of the museum . Tomorrow I will show you the rest of  the museum.

 

 

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