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Archaeological Museum Sandanski

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Sandanski has occurred and developed on the ruins of the Early Byzantine town. Remains of four Episcopal basilicas were found in Sandanski. The central Episcopal basilica dates back to the period of the 5th - 6th century AD and impresses visitors...more
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Macedonia Str. 55, Sandanski 2800, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be advised that what you are really visiting here is the excavation site of a late Roman bishops basilica with a small archaeological exhibition attached. When you enter, you are first shown a five minute film in which a guy in a gladiator's costume reads...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Actually, you walk through it in just a few minutes. It’s nice and ok to go there, to listen to a story of that place. But do not expect anything special about it. In the evening the old ruins looks mysterious

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

The museum shows a small part of Roman history but a lot more is to come as the archaeological works are not finished.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

A pleasant afternoon visiting the site.Looks like there is more there to uncover and the museum has a fairly small but interesting display of artifacts

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

If you come to Sandanski or near it, you should visit this place. Basilica is magnificent and some parts are really well preserved.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed December 19, 2016

nice reconstruction on the old stones. But the new structure is not correnspondent to the old one, even the material used are very different. The new part is in glass and stainless steel, but just this contrast is the caractheristic of this archeological Museum.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

A nice little collection of local artifacts, though there is not much to do without a guide to clarify it all.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed February 2, 2016

You must to see thist place. They are have a lot of artefacts from more than five civilisations. I love this place.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed December 10, 2014

small town live for weekends good food very cheap has thermal waters at Inter Hotel Sandanski has a public swimming pool with mineral water but do not recommend.

Date of experience: December 2014
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