Thracian tomb of kazanlak is a monument of exceptionally great worth. It is located 5 miles from Seuthopolis and was surprisingly discovered by accident. When excavation began in 1944 in the town of Kazanlak, Bulgaria.

Kazanluk Thracian Tomb was declared as UNESCO cultural monument in 1979.

 

The Thracian Tomb Outside View
The Thracian Tomb Outside View

 

A tholos-a tomb shaped like beehive was discovered intricately decorated with murals of Hellenistic art.

 

Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak - Galaries

 

The entire tomb is housed under an enclosure and entrance to the tomb is restricted to scholars. The main objective for these stringent rules is to protect the pristine condition of the paintings.

 

Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak - Paintings
Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak – Paintings

 

The Thracian tomb of Kazanlak is a unique aesthetic and artistic work, a masterpiece of the Thracian creative spirit.

It is representative of the Thracian architectural and pictorial art from the end of the 4th and the beginning of  3rd  B.C.

 

Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak - Paintings
Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak – Painting2
Bulgaria's Valley of Thracian King
Bulgaria’s Valley of Thracian King

 

Thracian Tomb - Paintings
Thracian Tomb – Paintings

 

The structure consists of a lavishly painted entrance hall, a narrow corridor and a brick-wall beehive burial chamber.

Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak is also listed in the greatest ancient facts and top 10 remarkable places in Bulgeria.

The tholos has a narrow corridor and a round burial chamber, both decorated with murals representing Thracian burial rituals and culture.

 

Inspirational Thracian tomb of kazanlak Fact:

The Tomb of Kazanlak holds the most well-preserved art of the Hellenistic world.

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