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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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Thracian Ancient Tomb of Pomorie

Ancient tomb of Pomorie is located west of the town of Pomorie, near the road Pomorie – Burgas. The tomb dates back to the II – III c. AD. Hr. It is believed that it served zaheroon (mausoleum) of a rich Anhialo family, which have performed religious pagan rituals. The tomb consists of a corridor (dromos) with a length of 22 meters and a circular chamber with a diameter of 11.60 meters and a height of 5.50 meters. It is built of stone and bricks. The tomb is vaulted with a semi-cylindrical vault in the center of which is a hollow column with a diameter of 3.30 meters, which extends upward and merges with the outer wall. On the inside wall of the hollow column was winding stone staircase, which is removal of the surface of the mound. In the circular wall of the tomb has five niches in which were placed urns of the deceased. It is assumed that the walls were painted, but today visitors can see only traces of green plaster. The tomb is unique in the Balkans. Architecture and construction; her today impress with perfect execution. Many architects from around the world study the tomb to […]

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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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Aquapark Nessebar

Waterpark “Aqua Paradise” is the biggest and most modern project in the Balkans. After all the expansion in 2009, the total area is 46,000 square meters – Enormous and unique coaster, sunk in gardens and multifaceted thrilled water. The total length of the slides is more than 1,500 meters. With its numerous attractions, more than 40 leisure and professional animation is complete overall concept where everyone – from the smallest to the oldest can find unforgettable experiences. In the summer of 2015 will welcome its guests with two impressive slides. Rafting – a length of 146 m., Descends from the new towers and wind through the entire waterpark reaches ancient castle with knights. You will experience surprising descents and ascents. Spiral – 82 m long. Descends from the new towers and arches to the island “Pearl of the Orient”. The lowering speed is 9 m / s. The existing structures and sites are created to release emotions, to pamper the soul and the senses, to unlock the magic of smiles and adventures. The facilities are the most modern type, ensuring security and reliability. Especially for the youngest child is an island castle, the whole decorated with fairy tale characters. Inspired […]

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Salt Museum Pomorie

The only salt museum not only in Bulgaria but also in Eastern Europe, is located in the town of Pomorie, 20 km from Burgas. It opened on September 7, 2002 and is dedicated to the production of salt by solar evaporation of seawater. This method is known as “ancient Anhialo technology.” Extraction of salt near Pomorie is occupation, which for centuries has fed the local people. According to historic sources the salt pans near Pomorie existed even before the founding of the city (around the V century BC). In ancient times, salt was a valuable commodity – rare and expensive – and therefore was called “white gold.” The Salt Museum in Pomorie is a specialized outdoor museum – visitors can see both the museum building and the adjacent museum 20 acres saltpans, where salt is mined today. Saltpans are numerous swimming pools, separated from one another by darveno- dikes. There is produced salt on the same technology, which has produced centuries ago. The museum exhibition in the building presents the development of ancient technology for extraction of salt. Here you can see a rich collection of photographs from the early twentieth century and copies of documents from the period of […]

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Archeological museum Nesebar

A visit to the museum starts with the lobby where is exposed the certificate of registration of the old town in the list of monuments of world heritage of UNESCO on December 9, 1983 The museum has four rooms that chronologically track the development of the city through various historical eras. The first hall is called “Messambria and the Thracians” and in it are exposed remains of bits of ancient Thracians – pottery with relief ornaments IX – VI century BC., Finds of stone anchors dating from the XII – IX in. BC The room is exposed and decree of III century BC. in honor of the Thracian dynast WADA. Among the exhibits is the treasure of silver coins – tetradrachms, and tombstone from II c. AD In the second room of the museum – “Pontic Mesambria polis” – are laid open in the necropolis of Messambria four very rare hydrate (bronze vessels). They were used for funeral urns and below their vertical handles depicts a story from Greek mythology. Visitors can see more of the statue of Apollo, the torso of a statue of the god Heracles statue of the goddess of fortune Tyche, dating from the IV century […]

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Museum Ancient Nessebar – Nessebar

Ancient Nessebar Museum includes objects of architectural reserve Nessebar, which are available for tourists. These are the churches “Sveti Stefan” and “Sveti Spas” and two museums – Archeological and Ethnographic. Nessebar is a town with ancient history. Numerous archaeological finds prove its existence back more than 3,000 years. The four halls of the Archaeological Museum tell the story of the city. There can be considered findings from all historical periods – ornaments, gravestones, stone statues. After Christianity became the official religion of the Byzantine Empire, the city began massive construction of Christian churches even believe that once their number has reached 40 or more. The period of XI – XIII century. Church “Sveti Stefan” New Metropolia. The plan is a three-nave basilica, built of stone and bricks. The church was painted in 1599, and in it are depicted over 1000 figures in 258 compositions. Are depicted scenes from the miracles of Christ. The church preserves an original-style painted iconostasis from the late sixteenth century. And carved bishop’s throne and pulpit from the late eighteenth century. The church is not functioning and has been turned into a museum. Located near the amphitheater of Nessebar. The church “St. Spas” is also a […]

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