Burgas

Burgas

Burgas

Burgas

Situated in eastern Bulgaria, Burgas city is located in the western part of Bourgas Bay. The city is the largest port in the country. The city has its own airport and serves as a popular tourist destination.

The first name of the town dates back to ancient times, when in this country a small fortress port was built in order to supply the Roman colony Deultum with goods from all over the Roman Empire. This sea fortress, whose name is mentioned in the historical sources as "castle" or Burgos, still exists, when Bulgaria was under Ottoman rule. In the eighteenth century, when the Black Sea was opened to Europe, Burgos received high marks for the good harbor and its economic prospects. So did the ancestors of modern Burgas determine its way to the largest and wealthiest Bulgarian port and economic center.

 

Today Burgas is a highly developed economic centers in Bulgaria. Key areas of development are tourism, trade, light and heavy industry, transport - air, water and soil. The city has the largest port in the country, completely modernized international airport, constant flow of tourists and a modern university center.

Interesting attractions in the city are the Historical Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the Ethnographic Museum, Natural History Museum, the Seaside Park with the casino and the "bridge" (Pier for walking), which was built in the 80s of the last century.

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