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Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak

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Located near Seutopolis, the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak is decorated with murals depicting burial rituals and Thracian culture and day to day life. This UNESCO World Heritage site dates back to the end of the 4th century B.C. The tomb’s murals are the best preserved art pieces of the Hellenistic period in Bulgaria but the bad news is they’re not open to the public. Only scholars who are given permission to view the tomb are allowed in, but there is a replica nearby that attracts many visitors.

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“Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak”

Discovered in 1944, this tomb dates from the Hellenistic period, around the end of the 4th century BC. It is located near Seutopolis, the capital city of the Thracian king Seutes III, and is part of a large Thracian necropolis. The tholos has a narrow c… Read more...

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