Bulgaria Culture News - Unique Roman Amphitheatre Slumbers Beneath Sofia Downtown

Bulgaria Culture News - Unique Roman Amphitheatre Slumbers Beneath Sofia Downtown
Some archaeologists say that Bulgaria may be called Rome of the Balkans, The Standart shares.
Serdica - an ancient names of Sofia, was a military, economic and culture centre in the Roman Empire.
And while local culture tourism is redirected to Perperikon and other spots dispersed all over this country, a mystic town slumbers beneath Sofia downtown, told from Standart.
The excavations under the medieval St. Sofia church started in the 1940s.
There is a huge Roman necropolis under the church with dozens of tombs stretching under the building of the National Assembly.
Archaeologists and historians reckon the remnants from Roman times and the later cultural strata are unique and can be found nowhere else in the world.
There appears the problem. Round 10 million EUR are needed to take at the surface all the Roman rests.
‘The Heart of the City' project which aims to exhibit Serdica costs 7 million EUR.
The other 3 million EUR will be necessary for researches, conservation and adaptation of the unique amphitheatre, discovered 2 years ago.
The Standart reveals that last week the amphitheatre that was named ‘Sofia Coliseum'.
The walls of the ancient Roman city encircle the region between Alabin Str., Hristo Botev Blv and Iskar Str.

by International   

CULTURE NEWS

MOTOROADS NEWS

 Motoroads Brand New Website
Jan 16, 2017, Motoroads

 20 Things I Learned About Bulgaria
Oct 10, 2016, True Nomads

 Motorcycle Hire in Australia
May 11, 2016, Motoroads

 BMW Motorbike Rental in Istanbul and Ataturk Airport
Jan 25, 2014, Motoroads

 Motorcycle Rental in Milan and Malpensa Airport
Jan 23, 2014, Motoroads

1 | 2 | 3

"
Very professional company. We had 5 bikes delivered at the airport in excellent condition (3 of which were brand new! ). Our one week bicycle trip was just great and Motoroads picked up our group 300km away to return back to the airport. Sioufi