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Varna Travel Guide: 422 reviews and 1,119 photos

Varna is an important administrative, economic and cultural center, the Largest Bulgarian seaport and a well known international resort. It was fonded in c.6 BC as a Greek city-state under the name of Odessos , which means "city by water". It soon became one of the most signigicant ports and trade centers of the Black Sea region. It was annexed to the kingdom of Alexander the Great for several decades and regained its independance after his death. The city was annexed to the Roman Empire in15AD. This was the time of its economic and cultural flourishing. The name "Varna" came into use after the Slav invasions in c.6-7 AD. The city was part of the Bulgarian kingdom by the end of c.8 . After numerous wars between Bulgaria and the Byzantine Empire , King Kaloyan permanetly annexed Varna to the Bulgarian kingdom in 1201 and the city became an important fortress and seaport untill the Ottoman conquest.
Varna was officially proclaimed a seaside resort in 1921.
The climate is similar to the Mediterranean and is suitable for balneological treatment.

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Varna inportant phone numbers
Code 052 / Postal code 9000
Emergency - 150, 634083
Police - 166
Road Breakdown Recovery - 146 , 9803308 , 02/91146
Life Guards Center - 692481 , 603268 , 633067 , 603264
Fire Alarm - 160 , 504171 , 652696
Information on disasters , breakdowns and accidets - 648112
Civil Protection - 370911, 621362
Road Police - 165 , 502550
Information on Phone numbers in the area - 144, 623131 , 070010900
Taxi - 682828 , 388101 , 572109 , 500000 , 388388 , 682101 , 68211 , 388123 , 682114 , 682222 , 388188 , 388111

LINKS

http://www.moreto.net/ - saitut na Varna
http://www.moreto.net/varnamap.php - Varna interactive map

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  • Pros:Varna is known for its beautiful girls
  • In a nutshell:Varna is a great place in Summer
  • Last visit to Varna: Dec 2007
  • Intro Updated Dec 7, 2007
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2009 at 1:03 AM

    Hello, Anna! I like that destination, although I have never been there... Time to travel to Bulgaria!

  • Apr 4, 2008 at 10:06 AM

    The website of the Maternity Hospital is at www.maichindom-varna.com. My wife plans to go their in June and contact with anyone else who has had experience would be great.

  • tiabunna's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2007 at 7:16 PM

    An interesting page and place Anna, and what marvellous Roman thermal baths! I was very impressed by the Sea Gardens too.

  • hassanshawky's Profile Photo
    Sep 9, 2007 at 2:14 PM

    u have a nive page and wonderfull pictures .i ;like that

  • basstbn's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2007 at 9:30 AM

    Interesting photos and information, but where are the photos of the beautiful women of Varna you brag about? ;-)

  • ettenaj's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2006 at 6:56 AM

    Love the sea gardens, when I was there last month we took the little train around the grounds, great for young and old alike.

  • hekate's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2006 at 4:21 AM

    Hey, I was just about to start a page for Varna :)) seems we have almost one and the same ideas for the tips but i guess everyone has its own perspective :)))

  • Gerrem's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2006 at 3:39 AM

    Great pictures and information of Varna! Regards, Michael

  • Jasen71's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2005 at 4:49 PM

    Varna is a place i need to travel to, as i have family here..that i have yet to meet.. Nice Pages....

  • mrclay2000's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2005 at 6:41 PM

    This place has quite a famous link in the history of the Ottoman Empire and its conflict with the West.

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