Open-air museum at Aşağı Pınar (lower well)





Name Open-air museum at Aşağı Pınar (lower well)
Location Kirklareli
Chronology Neolithic period (6400-5700 BC)
Chalcolithic period (5500 – 4800 BC)
History and description

Aşağı Pınar (lower well) is the oldest village of farmers in Thrace, contributed greatly to the revolutionary discovery of artifacts from researchers following the track of civilization. Here are also found very serious traces of the spread of civilization from Anatolia to Europe. Started in 10,000 years BC agricultural life in Anatolia, in 6400 years BC came to Thrace and from here began to spread to Europe.
Archaeologists have found that much of the architecture is wooden and indicated that this is the reason remains to be fewer in number and less reserved. Therefore, in terms of analyzing the history of European civilization, this place plays a big role, and therefore is built different form of exposure through modeling to reflect authentic settlement.

Interesting facts

Do you know …
… open-air museum at Aşağı Pınar (lower well) stores a lot of information about the spread of the first farmers in rural communities in Neolithic period from Anatolia to Europe.
... visitors during the months of July and August, every year can follow the excavation activities in the area.

Cultural status It is registered by the Directorate of Tourism and cultural heritage.
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