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Nesebar Travel Guide: 225 reviews and 654 photos

As a summer resort Nessebar offers you all you need - sea, rich history, interesting architecture style and amazing atmosphere.
No doubt it deserves to be a UNESCO World's Heritage site.

Note that there are at least 3 popular transciptions of Nessebar's name:
Nessebar
Nesebar
Nesebur - this one is used on UNESCO World Heritage list.

Some History Notes

Originally a Thracian settlement named Menebria which became a Greek colony - Messembria in the 6th century BC, then fell down under Roman rule in 71BC. Later it was a subject of battles between Bulgarians and Byzantines. In 1812 after a two-week siege it was captured by the Bulgarian Khan Krum. When Bulgaria fell down under the rule of the Ottoman turks it was captured by them.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Sea, History and Architecture on one place!
  • Cons:Too crowdy
  • In a nutshell:A must-see in Bulgaria!
  • Last visit to Nesebar: Jun 2006
  • Intro Updated Jun 30, 2006
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2010 at 10:57 AM

    Lilia, lovely little page with brilliant photos of Nesebar. Sooner or later we will probably return to Bulgaria to explore some more places.

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Apr 20, 2009 at 4:53 AM

    very nice photos and tips. i will be going to nesebar myself in july this year.

  • sprdak11's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2006 at 10:56 AM

    Hello. Interesting page with nice pictures, which brings back my memories of visiting this place a few years ago. Greetings.

  • ghweeh's Profile Photo
    Aug 15, 2006 at 10:37 AM

    Thanks for sharing the info. Seems like my list of "must-visit" list is expanding each time i explore more on VT!! =) Have beautiful day Lilia..

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