7 Sights in Varna, Bulgaria (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Varna, Bulgaria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Varna, Bulgaria.

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1. Euxinograd Palace

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Euxinograd Palace Dimcho Panayotov (Benkovski) / Copyrighted free use

Euxinograd is a late 19th-century Bulgarian former royal summer palace and park on the Black Sea coast, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of downtown Varna. The palace is currently a governmental and presidential retreat hosting cabinet meetings in the summer and offering access for tourists to several villas and hotels. Since 2007, it is also the venue of the Operosa opera festival. Euxinograd is situated at an altitude of 49 m. The park and palace were closed until the summer of 2016 due to extensive renovations.

Wikipedia: Euxinograd (EN)

2. Etnographic museum

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The Ethnographic Museum in Varna is among the several specialized ethnography museums in Bulgaria. It is housed in a Renaissance house, built around 1860. It exhibits the huge diversity in the culture and lifestyle of the people of Varna in the second half of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. Kamen Goranov, artist – Assoc. Asen Stoychev and ethnographers Maria Nikolova and Georgi Valkov.

Wikipedia: Етнографски музей (Варна) (BG)

3. Roman Thermal Bath

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Roman Thermal Bath No machine-readable author provided. Extrawurst assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Roman Thermae are a complex of Ancient Roman baths (thermae) in the Black Sea port city of Varna in northeastern Bulgaria. The Roman Thermae are situated in the southeastern part of the modern city, which under the Roman Empire was known as Odessus. The baths were constructed in the late 2nd century AD and rank as the fourth-largest preserved Roman thermae in Europe and the largest in the Balkans.

Wikipedia: Roman Thermae (Varna) (EN)

4. Sea Garden

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Sea Garden Marcin Chady / CC BY 2.0

The Sea Garden, or formally the Seaside Park is the Bulgarian port city of Varna's largest, oldest and best known public park, also said to be the largest landscaped park in the Balkans. Located along the city's coast on the Black Sea, it is an important tourist attraction and a national monument of landscape architecture.

Wikipedia: Sea Garden (Varna) (EN)

5. Свето Успение Богородично

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The Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral is the largest church building in Varna and the third largest cathedral in Bulgaria. Officially opened on 30 August 1886. It is the residence of the bishopric of Varna and Preslav and one of the symbols of Varna.

Wikipedia: Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral, Varna (EN)

6. Aladja Monastery

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Aladzha Monastery is a medieval Orthodox Christian cave monastery complex in northeastern Bulgaria, 17 km north of central Varna and 3 km west of Golden Sands beach resort, in a protected forest area adjacent to the Golden Sands Nature Park.

Wikipedia: Aladzha Monastery (EN)

7. State Opera Varna

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The Varna Opera is an opera house in Varna, Bulgaria. It is part of the Opera and Philharmonic Society of Varna, founded by a merger of the Opera House and Philharmonic Society in 1999. The theatre itself originally opened in 1947.

Wikipedia: Varna Opera Theatre (EN)


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