In memory of the people, who sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom, is build the park-museum „Vladislav Varnenchik”, which is a memorial complex, situated in the center of the battlefield, in the middle of an unique park on an area of 30 decares.
This museum commemorates a historic event, dating back to the XV century. On November 10, 1444 a mixed Christian army, comprising of Hungarians, Polish, Czechs, papal knights, Bosnians, Croatians, Bulgarians, Romaninas and Routeni (Old Russians) fought a heavy battle near Varna against the Turks. Many lives were lost. More than half of the soldiers from the united army, together with the king of Hungary and Poland Vladislav III Yagelo (Varnenchik) perished.
In the museum exposition are displayed the unique in the country knight’s armour from that period.
It is located at the western part of Varna at the place of the battlefield from 10.11.1444, where the Polish- Hungarian King Vladislav Yagello lost his life.
In the exposition every visitor has the possibility to see :
– arms and equipment from XV century, found on the battlefield (helmets, cross-bows, swords, shields, spears, etc.)
– paintings, sculptures, prints and other works of art, dedicated to the battle of Varna
– flags, models, tickets and coats of arms
The museum park with an area of about 30 decares is afforested with an unique vegetation and predisposes for a wonderful short relaxation. The park-museum “Vladislav Varnenchik” is a branch of the National Museum of Military history – Sofia.