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Bulgaria This is one of the most beautiful cities on the Black Sea coast. Majestic white rocks, blue sea, golden sand and endless beaches, surrounded by sand dunes – Nessebar is a true diamond.

Due to the fact this town is mainly famous as a beach resort the majority of the local hotels are built in close proximity to the coast line. On the territory of each hotel there is a beach, a chain of restaurants and shops. Besides this, the well-equipped beaches of Nessebar offer renting sports equipment. Here you will find everything you need for scuba diving and surfing. Every hotel in Nessebar certainly has several swimming pools, a Turkish bath, a sauna, modern gyms, fitness centers and even a tennis courts.
Travelers may find excellent Bulgarian restaurants in Nesebar. Attractive eating houses are scattered all over the city in every districts. After exploration of the historical center of the … Open
Night life lovers won’t get bored here as when the darkness falls on the town, in Nessebar are light numerous lights of dance floors and night clubs. Don’t forget to visit local restaurants that will become a real discovery for lovers of exotic dishes. A distinctive feature of the local cuisine is a large choice of dishes with seafood. Here you can try grilled lobster tail, frog legs, mussels in batter, shark meat, shrimp cocktail, and many other delicacies. Of course, there are also restaurants that serve traditional European dishes.
When it comes to describing the sights of Nessebar, the majority of them are located in the old part of town, which is built on the beautiful picturesque island. Here simply everything is soaked in the atmosphere of tranquility and romance. All buildings of this part of the town were built during the Middle Ages. On the territory of the town are founded 40 ancient monasteries and churches, which were built mostly in the 5th – 6th centuries. You can also visit the ruins of the fortress wall. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Local culture, traditions and customs of local folks will seem original and unique to people strange to Bulgarian culture. Nesebar is a unique destination in every aspect: its national … Open
On the border of the historic and new districts is an old windmill, which is considered one of the main symbols of Nessebar. The base of the mill is made of stone, while all the remaining parts are completely wooden, which makes the historical monument even more unique. Today, the mill is open to the public, on its first floor you can see the room where the flour was stored. On the second floor there are rooms in which the miller's family lived, and on the third floor, you can see the surviving millstone mechanism.
Black Sea In the Old Town, you can visit the Archaeological Museum containing priceless finds discovered by archaeologists during the city's exploration. The museum opened in 1994 boasts an extensive exposition presented on four floors. Collections of antique jewelry and coins are of particular interest. The museum can also offer antique utensils, ancient sculptures, and ship equipment.
Nesebar is a city of unique architecture and of multitude of historical landmarks and sights. The historical center of the city or the old town will be of great interest to foreign tourists. … Open
Today, many of Nessebar's old churches are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Particular attention should be paid to the 12th-century Church of St Paraskeva, which has preserved unique elements of antique decoration in its walls. Another unique architectural monument is the Church of St. Stephen built in the 11th century, while the Church of Christ Pantocrator is a striking example of medieval architecture. Despite the fact that this church is about 500 years old, it was possible to preserve the temple's original look.
A beautiful 19th-century manor house that once belonged to the wealthy merchant's family houses Nessebar Ethnographic Museum. Its collection is made up of very valuable and interesting exhibits: here you can see elegant antique furniture, unique handicrafts, works of art, as well as old national costumes and household items. In front of the museum, there is a small square where interesting entertaining events are always held on national holidays.
Scenic beaches are still the main places of recreation among tourists. The largest beach on the territory of the city is considered to be the South Beach. The coastal area there features … Open
Nessebar has also preserved the ruins of the Byzantine baths, which are of great historical value. They were built in the 6th century, during the reign of Emperor Justinian I. The historical complex has been preserved only partially. According to historical data, the baths were often visited by emperors.
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♥   Nature Park 'Strandzha' , 72.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Zlatni pyasatsi' , 73.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Shumensko plato' , 95.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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The main sightseeing places are placed in the Old City. There you can see several wonderful churches and admire with the antique circle that today is a place for city cultural events. Nowadays many old houses are used as museums or art galleries. Also, there has placed several great national restaurants and souvenir shops. Fans of nature can visit the Ropotamo, on its territory live about 250 species of rare birds. … Read further
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