The Kazanlak Historical museum is a rare-air spot in Bulgaria in terms of the glorious past of the Valley of Roses and the Valley of the Thracian Kings. A true gem to be explored while in Kazanlak.
Founded in 1901 by the patriotic citizen of Kazanlak Peter Topuzov, the historical museum Iskra is one of the oldest, richest and most famous museums in Bulgaria. Inside, one can find over 70 000 original exhibits depicting the rich material and spiritual culture of the Kazanlak region.
One can visit the constant exhibitions at the Archeology, Revival, New History, Ethnography and Modern History departments. Travellers can also be interested in the collections of bone sickles (the biggest collection in South-Eastern Europe), Thracian treasuries, medieval ceramics, cold steel and firearms, jewellery and dresses from the past lifestyles of the citizens of Kazanlak.
Inside the treasury hall, one can find the newest golden, silver and bronze findings from the Thracian temples in the region. These include the unique golden wreath that belonged to Seuthus III, his helmet and knee-pads, the whole gold and silver horse ammunition.
Please note that this tour has flexible start times/departures. This means that you get to choose the time you will start the tour. Simply inform us after the booking.
Please note: This tour does not include hotel pick up and drop off service. This means that you will have to arrange your own transfers to reach the designated meeting point and start the tour. Meeting point: Museum location, P. R. Slaveykov 8, Kazanlak, 6100
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