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Pomorie

The town of Pomorie is one of the most beautiful towns on the sea shore, unique and attractive, healing center and resort. The ancient village Anhialo was formed in VI-V century BC, as a Hellenic colony on the Black Sea Coast. Its strategic location near important roads determined its prosperity, and its closeness to a salt lake determined the development of the ancient craft - salt-producing. The sea gave charm of another ancient craft - fishing, and the wine-growing remained from the Bacchus pilgrims, although it’s not for sure if they were native Thracians or Hellenic settlers. The town has survived 25 centuries, it’s been set on fire and then built again many times, it keeps in its lands the memories of Roman, Byzantine, Crusaders and Turks raids, and the exhibits of the archeological collection are silent witness of the In the years after the liberation from Turkish slavery Pomorie kept and turned its ancient crafts into prosperous activities, which created its image of a prosperous trading and resort center. Unordinary development of the producing of red and white wines, special luxurious brandies and cognac has been reached nowadays. The town has become a center of medical tourism as well. Thousands of Bulgarian and foreign tourists take therapy in the sanatorium complex every year, taking advantage of the healing qualities of the famous Pomorie mud. The unique charm of the cobblestone streets, the romance of the seaside boulevards and the beautiful houses, the wide beach strip and the contemporary mud-healing treatments have made of Pomorie a desirable place for holidays. To its numerous guests the town offers complete conditions for sports and entertainment as well. Every summer an arts festival called “ Days of Yavorov “ is held, which has become a tradition.

  • Last visit to Pomorie: Aug 1997
  • Intro Written Oct 29, 2002
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