www.gotoburgas.com https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/ RSS www.gotoburgas.com St.George Chapel 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/614 On 6 May 2013, in the Sea Park, the first chapel in Burgas built to commemorate the heroes who died for their country during the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913 was opened. The building of this spiritual sanctuary is result of the joint efforts and collecting the respective donations from Burgas community.On occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Balkan Wars (1912-1913), Steering Committee supported the idea of Major Nikolai Kozhuharov to build a chapel in memory of those killed during the wars. A year later the chapel opened on May 6, 2013 - St. George's… Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/614 Roman Catholic Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/617 The Roman Catholic Church mission in Burgas has over 150 years of history. The architectural plan is of the one-corps, one-apse basilica type, with simple interior design and artistic decoration. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/617 “Saints Cyril and Methodius” Cathedral 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/57 The cathedral church “Saints Cyril and Methodius” is one of the symbols of Burgas and one of the most beautiful churches in the country. The church is located in the city centre, on the Saints Cyril and Methodius Square. It is named after the brother saints, creators of the Slavonic alphabet and missionaries of Christianity among Slavonic peoples. It was built in 1897 – 1907 according to the design of the Italian architect Ricardo Toscani. The church is a basilica with a nave and two aisles. The interior of the cathedral is divided… Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/57 “St. Virgin Mary” Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/58 The “St. Virgin Mary” church, built in 1840-1860, is the oldest one in Burgas. It’s located in the city centre, on “Lermontov” St., near the Armenian Church. Patron-saint of the church is the Holy Mother Virgin Mary, the most honoured saint among Orthodox Christians. The church building is a basilica with a nave and two aisles with 12 monolith marble columns, bearing the roof construction and the wide balconies. The church houses icons, painted by monks in the Holy Mountain of Athos. In 1927-1928 the two towers of… Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/58 “St. Ivan Rilski” Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/56 Patron-saint of the church is Saint Ivan Rilski, a holy protector and defender of the Bulgarian people, whom many proclaim to be one of the most significant national leaders. He lived in the times of Tsar Simeon the Great and Peter I; legends say that he performed many miracles, healed serious illnesses and helped people in need. When Tsar Peter himself went to see him, he refused to meet him out of humility and did not accept the gold which the tsar offered. The “St. Ivan Rilski” church is one of the most beautiful ones in the city.… Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/56 “Holy Trinity” Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/59 The “St. Trinity” Church is located in the park of Izgrev. The church is dedicated to the symbol of Orthodox Christianity – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/59 “St. Nikolay Miracleworker” Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/64 The “St. Nikolay Miracleworker” church which is currently being built will be the largest one in Burgas; it’s located in Meden Rudnik, which is the largest Burgas neighbourhood. The church will be part of a large church complex with a school, canteen and other buildings of public significance. In the summer of 2013, a large 2 metre crucifix was placed on top of the dome. The church is dedicated to Saint Nikolay Miracleworker – patron-saint of Burgas, defender and protector of seamen and fisherman. Saint Nikolay was born… Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/64 “St. Atanasiy” Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/61 The “St. Atanasiy” Church is located in Izgrev and is one of the most emblematic buildings in the city. The patron-saint of the church is St. Atanasiy. He is one of the most eminent theologians and champions of the purity of Christian faith. For such deeds, he was exalted in early Christianity as the “Great”. He is honoured by all Christians. Legend says that he went to the mountain, riding a white horse and wearing a silk shirt, and shouted “Go away winter, come in summer!” Together with his brother, Saint Anton,… Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/61 “St. Piment Zografski” Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/63 The “Saint Pimen Icon-painter” Orthodox Church is in Kraymorie, one of Burgas’ neighbourhoods; it was finished in 2011. It celebrates the day of its saint-patron on 3rd November. It’s one of the most beautiful and magnificent churches in Bulgaria. A stone from the Holy Mountain, brought by His Excellency the Abbot of the Bulgarian Icon-painting Monastery in Athos – Archimandrite Amvrosiy, personally, was integrated in the foundations of the church. The bells are controlled by an automatic computerised ringing system,… Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/63 “Nikolay Miracleworker” Church, Sarafovo 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/62 The “St. Nikolay Miracleworker” church in Sarafovo was built around ten years ago; it was paid for by private funds of eminent local citizens. Patron-saint of the church is Saint Nikolay Miracleworker, defender and protector of seamen and fishermen and patron-saint of Burgas. The church is famous for a curious event; in 2009 water sprung out from the church crypt, exactly before St. Nikolay’s Day. The church attendants took this as a sign of God and the water spring was solemnly sanctified. As soon as they found out what happened… Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/62 “Assumption of Virgin Mary” Church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/225 The “Assumption of Virgin Mary” church, which is part of a monastery, is located on the St. Anastasia Island. The earliest data of its existence go back to 15th century. Throughout the years, the monastery has been burned down a few times and has been pillaged by pirates. It is suggested that the mural paintings date back to 14th century. The church is part of the unique atmosphere and romantic beauty of St. Anastasia Island.  Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/225 "St. Virgin Mary" Monastery 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/20 The monastery is around 2 km from Meden Rudnik. Legends say that there was a medieval monastery here, named “St. Georgi”, which was burned down in 17th-18th century. The new monastery was built in the 1990’s with donations from citizens. The monastery hill has a unique and beautiful view of the whole of Burgas. From the moment it opened, almost 30 years ago, until today, one single woman has been taking care of the whole monastery complex – the Mother Superior Serafima. Recently, the Pomorie Monastery sent a monk to help… Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/20 Armenian church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/79 The church is in the city centre, just metres away from the Municipal Hall, immediately behind Hotel “Bulgaria”. The Armenian Disciple and Orthodox Church “Surb Khach” (from Armenian – Holy Cross) was built in 1673. The church day is on Cross Day. The building is a simple nave-only construction and has the main features of the Armenian church architecture. The church has been reconstructed numerous times; a bell tower was added at a later stage and the facades are tiled. The church is one of the oldest and most beautiful… Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/79 East Catholic church 47 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/85 The church is part of the impressive building of the French Boarding School for Girls on Ivan Vazov Blvd. It was built in 1918 according to the design of two architects – the Italian Ricardo Toscani and Svetoslav Slavov. The first priest – Father Grigoriy, together with the French Consul, provided the funds for the construction. The building is in the Neo-catholic style, with strict proportions between the decorative architectural details. Since 1960’s the building has been used as a hospital. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/85