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Archaeological Museum Sandanski

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A small part of Roman history

The museum shows a small part of Roman history but a lot more is to come as the archaeological... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Sofia, Bulgaria
Roman historical site

A pleasant afternoon visiting the site.Looks like there is more there to uncover and the museum has... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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11 Aug 2017
“A small part of Roman history”
3 Jul 2017
“Roman historical site”
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
+359 74 690 887
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Reviewed 11 August 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 4 July 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 8 June 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 20 December 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
Thank leylawinx
Reviewed 26 August 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
Thank Alex S
Reviewed 3 February 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
Thank Александър К
Reviewed 11 December 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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