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A museum of around 5/6 rooms of stories of the region.
The Egg room is exceptional with around 1000 decorated Easter eggs to view whilst the rest tells various stories of local war heroes and culture of Bulgaria through the centuries.
This is a small museum and I've seen most of the stuff there in my grand-grand-mother's house, so nothing special. The most interesting thing is the exhibition of hand-painted easter eggs which has nothing in common with the history.
Extremely impressive and interesting is the exhibition of Easter eggs, which is the only one in Bulgaria. Here are traditional methods of decoration that have used our grandmothers and great-grandmothers. They used special pens and wax being turned painting into a unique art. Below are...More
interesting exhibition that demonstrate the living in bulgaria in the past- costumes, working tools, rooms decorations etc. have special rooms with exhibition of decorated eggs. There is a spectacular display and explaination of the technique of coloring eggs. We were there on Thursday, so the...More
this pace was full of surprises as it had a historical component and a beautiful section on egg decoration. the historical section included the story of the local hero, a 22 year old woman (when she died) who led the fight against the Nazis among...More
Velingrad has a rich history and in this museum you can see many examples of this. For me, I found the displays of decorated eggs particularly interesting. Also, there is a section dedicated to an opera singer born in Velingrad. As a lover of the...More