Bulgaria's Lovech Boasts Europe's First Virtual Museum of Water

Culture | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 16:04|  views

The restored Deli Hamam bath in Lovech houses the first virtual museum of water. Photo: lovechtoday.eu

The first virtual museum of water in Europe was officially unveiled in the Bulgarian town of Lovech.

Following a restoration with EU funds and preservation of its authentic appearance, the old Deli Hamam bath in the Varosha quarter now houses the unique water museum.

Inside, visitors can observe through a special glass how the hypocaust - the ancient underfloor heating system, functioned, Darik radio reports.

Thanks to the most contemporary audio-visual technology installed in the building, the visitors can learn many interesting “water” facts through the multimedia products, which were specially designed for this purpose.

The guests are shown programmes and movies on the history of the bath, on water as the liquid of life and fundamental factor for the existence of life on Earth as well as the history of Lovech from the ancient times to the present.

Tags: Bulgaria, Lovech, museum, water, bath, europe


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