Dating varna bulgaria
Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgarians, Crusaders, and Ottomans all took turns fortifying the ancient town, and the narrow peninsula on which it is located.
Today a stroll on its cobblestone streets will bring you to remnants of some 40 brick churches, dating back as far as the 5th century.
One of Bulgaria’s main tourist attractions is a group of glacial lakes located high in the Rila Mountains.
The appropriate time to visit the lakes is in the summer months, as even in June the lakes can be frozen, with the terrain alternating between deep snow drifts and patches of brilliant wildflowers.
The beautiful town is such an important site it’s recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Stylish and unique hotel options in the area include Nessebar Royal Palace Hotel and The Mill Hotel and Restaurant.
The lakes are located one above the other in a mountain valley, interconnected by streams and waterfalls.
Access to the lakes is not easy, although riding a ski lift shortens the distance up the steep mountainside.
Inside the colorful houses, representatives of Bulgarian National Revival architecture of the 19th century, local patriots plotted their rebellion leading up to the first shot being fired in the ultimately unsuccessful April Uprising.
Looking for some decent accommodation options in this area?
I’d recommend the stylish Dune Hotel Sunny Beach, Sunny Beach, a modern boutique hotel with a spa Orchidea Boutique Spa, Sunny Beach, the grand and luxurious Melia Grand Hermitage,or the elegant Ventura Boutique Hotel, Varna which was once named “Building of the Year.”Often referred to as the Pearl of the Black Sea, the historic town of Nessebar dates back to antiquity when it was founded as a Thracian settlement known as Menebria.
In the distance are the peaks of the Rila Mountains, complimenting an oasis of serenity perfect for religious hermits and modern visitors alike.
Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, has something that Sofia does not – an old town on a hill.
It will take you minutes to walk up the town’s one main street, but you’ll sit for hours at a local tavern, your head spinning under the intoxicating spell of the rich red wines.