Suleiman the Magnificent Bath In Burgas To Open for Visitors

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Bulgaria: Suleiman the Magnificent Bath In Burgas To Open for Visitors Detail of the bath of Suleiman the Magnificent in Burgas. Photo: 24 Chasa

The restoration of the Suleiman the Magnificent bath in Burgas is almost complete and will open for visitors next year, report the Bulgarian-language  media.

The XVI century building is in the Aquae Calidae archaeological complex in Burgas, near the mineral water springs. 

The bath has been restored to its original Oriental appearance.

According to the 24 Chasa daily, there is an idea to turn the Suleiman bath in to a working bath, but for that is necessary the permission of the National Institute for Cultural Inheritance. 

The excavations in the area started in 2009 and have uncovered Roman baths, also restored, a Roman temple of the three nymphs, patrons of the healing waters and various artifacts from the Byzantine and Ottoman empires. 

Besides the Suleiman and the Roman baths, the complex will also include a museum, displaying the various artifacts.

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