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Architectural-Historical Reserve Nessebar

Architectural-Historical Reserve Nessebar is located in the Old Town and is a peninsula, long about 850 m. And 350 m wide. The old town was declared an architectural and historical reserve with a decree № 243 of the Council of Ministers on 18.07.1956 In 1983, UNESCO included it in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nessebar is one of the most ancient cities in Europe, founded 3200 years ago. In antiquity, the city is called Mesambria Mesemvria in the Middle Ages, and later – Nessebar. For centuries-old history of the Old Nessebar archaeological sites have witnessed. Most of them can be seen in the Archaeological Museum of Nessebar, which is located at the beginning of the peninsula. In separate rooms of the museum is traced existence of the city at the time of the Thracians, the Roman and Byzantine Empire and the Bulgarian state. Throughout its existence, the city has always been surrounded by walls, the remains of which are preserved. The first walls were built by the Thracians in the VIII century BC, then in the V century BC Greek colonizers also build fortifications. After the Romans conquered Mesemvria also used the fortress walls. The period during which […]

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Old Pomorie Houses

Reserve “Old Pomorie Houses” is located near the beach, at the eastern end of the old part of Pomorie and presents the architecture and the specific elements of the houses on the beach. The buildings in the reserve are built in the nineteenth century. Pomorie typical house that tourists can see, walk through the cobblestone streets, it has two floors – stone ground floor and flimsy. The upper floor is lined with planking of pine planks and beech logs upon them, placed horizontally. The main reason to be inserted in this way is the climate – the blocks do not stop the penetration of moisture to the building. High ground floor is built of stone, as it houses the kitchen and utility rooms and warehouses. The gates are wide of the basement, to be able to enter and exit the car, loaded with goods, as ground floor was used for storage of wine and drying of fish and fishing nets. The wooden staircase leads to the lounge on the second floor. Are arranged around the gym room or parlor niches, each room were strictly defined functions. In rich Pomorie houses halls and rooms had artistic decoration on the ceilings and […]

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