The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb

The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb

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The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb

It is situated in the outskirts of the town – on the road to Burgas. It is in the territory of the experimental orchard gardens station, under a mound dating back to the III c.

It consists of a vaulted 22-meter-long passageway, ending in a round hall, 11,60 m in diameter. In the middle of the hall, there is hollow column, widening towards the upper side like a mushroom and joining the dome at height of 5,50 m There are five niches in the wall. Daylight penetrates from the column and the corridor. It is a stone-brick work with mortar. It represents, without analogy in the world history. It is a kind of mausoleum, where the members of a distinguished family were buried, leaving to their relatives the possibility to vist and commemorate the deceased.

Open: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Museum Association “Itineraries of cultural tourism – Eastern Bulgaria” 2004

The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb
The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb
The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb
The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb
The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb
The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb
The Pomorie Antique Dome Tomb
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