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Varna City

St. Konstantine & Helene resort village
Hotel of the Bulgarian National Electric Company

Varna is the sea capital of Bulgaria. The town is founded by Greek colonists in 6th century before Christ as Odessos. Now there can be seen some of the oldest gold in the world, Roman and Byzantine remnants and other places of interest. The city of Varna is also widely known as the biggest harbour and resort on the Black Sea coast. It is an administrative, economic and cultural centre of the region. It offers its guests two comfortable hotels: Cherno More (3 stars) and Odessa (3 stars), private rooms (one and two stars), beautiful buildings and fine restaurants, coffee shops and snack-bars. The Aquarium and the Dolphinarium add to Varna's sea attractions together with the Sea Garden , very scenic with its local and Mediterranean flora, and the Marine Museum. It also has a theatre and an opera house, four big museums (including arhaelogical and etnographical), art galleries and old churches. Varna hosts the annual world-famous international music festival "Varna Summer" in June and July. An international ballet competition is held every year as well. Varna offers very good facilities for the organization of international conferences, congresses, seminars and meetings in the conference halls of Cherno More Hotel, the modern Festival Complex and the Palace of Culture and Sports. Varna with its harbour, railway station and international airport is easily accessible by sea, land and air from any part of the world. The town is a convenient transportation center connected to sea resorts such as Albena, Golden Sands , The Riviera and Sun Day. Varna is awarded the prestigious international prize "Blue flag".

"The Black Sea city of Varna is the site of one of many resorts constructed along the Bulgarian coast in the last 35 years. Nicknamed the Riviera of Eastern Europe, the resort areas share the coast with Bulgaria's active Black Sea fisheries. Historic Varna is also the country’s principal seaport..."

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