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9 Beautiful Places to Visit in Varna, Bulgaria

Gaurav Kadam Jul 29, 2019
The maritime capital of Bulgaria, Varna is the perfect beach city. Bustling with gorgeous historical and natural wonders, it has also got a happening food and culture scene.

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A national monument of landscape architecture, the Sea Garden is located on 850 decares along the seaside line.

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The Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral is a stunning piece of architecture. The domes are coated with gold & silver, and its walls are covered with unique murals.

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Pobiti Kamani (The Stone forest) is a desert with natural stone formations. The hollow stone columns are 5 to 7 m high and are filled with sand.

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The Aladzha Monastery dates back to the 11th–12th century. Byzantine era coins and ceramic pieces were found in the caves here.
Constructed in the late 2nd century, Roman Thermae are the largest Roman baths in the Balkans.

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The Port of Varna is one of the most vibrant places to visit in the city. Go for walks along the port or grab a bite at the pleasant eateries around.

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The beaches in Varna are great for sunbathing and water sports. There are even natural hot springs around some of the beaches.

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Located in the heart of the Sea Garden, the Varna Zoo houses 60 species of animals including tigers, lions, camels, llamas, brown bears, etc.
Founded in 1952, the State Puppet Theatre has produced more than 250 shows. Located next to it is the only one-of-its-kind Museum of Puppets in Bulgaria.

Did you know?

The oldest gold treasure in the world was found in the Varna Necropolis dating back to 4600–4200 BC by excavator operator Raycho Marinov in October 1972.