www.gotoburgas.com https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/ RSS www.gotoburgas.com Boyan The Magician 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/685 The sculpture "Boyan the Magician" was placed in January 2021 in the public access area of ​​the Port of Burgas. Its author is the popular artist with Burgas roots - Georgi Andonov. Boyan Magician, Bayan, Boyan The Magician, also known by his Christian name Veneamin, is the son of the first Bulgarian king Simeon the Great from his second marriage to George Sursuvul's sister. He was born in Preslav around 910. Prince Veneamin of Bulgaria belongs to the great Krum dynasty. He graduated from the University of the Palace Hall of… Thu, 11 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/685 The Pier 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/94 “Going to Burgas and not seeing the Pier is like going to Rome and not seeing the Pope” – this is what any local person will tell you if you ask them about the most emblematic place in Burgas and this reply will not be just empty boasting. Almost every walk in Burgas ends in a walk along the Pier, located in the city centre. As a natural finish of the old part of the beautiful Seaside Park, going almost 300 metres into the magnificent Black Sea, one of the symbols of Burgas attracts tourists from near and far every year. The… Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/94 The Largo 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/223 It is not by accident that Alexandrovska Street has earned the title of Largo (High Street) and is the most visited and busiest  street in Burgas. Walking down Alexandrovska St. you will meet many smiling and welcoming eyes, you will eat at the little pub at the corner, you will have ice-cream or corn on the cob, you will enjoy the sounds of the street musicians and you will find all that is special to our city…you will find the spirit of Burgas, which attracts visitors from near and far. Troykata Square, which is also a symbol of… Thu, 31 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/223 The Clock 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/105 One of the indisputable symbols of Burgas is the Clock at the corner of Bogoridi St. and Alexandrovska St. built in the beginning of 20th century. It has been the favoured place for meeting up with friends for generations of Burgas citizens. The Clock even today keeps not only perfect time, but also the memory of many first dates, heartfelt hugs and enamoured looks. Burgas citizens often joke that if you have time to kill and nothing to do, you can always stand near the Clock and pretend you are waiting for someone…and no one would think… Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/105 The Compass 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/222 You want to take a walk through Burgas, but you don’t know where to go? Probably the best place to start would be the perfect architectural centre of the city, known to the locals as “The Hub”. It is also called the “Compass” and is located on the high street – Alexandrovska St. The Compass marks the zero kilometre of Burgas (elevation 0) and is a bronze art piece – a stylish decorative plate with relief images. This special symbol is the point against which everything else in the city is measured, even… Thu, 31 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/222 St. Nikolay Miracleworker’s Arch 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/239 The Arch of St. Nikolay Miracleworker is located in the centre of Burgas – meters away from another city symbol – the Compass. It was designed by the artist Ivan Bahchevanov. This marvellous creation of metal and stone is an arc de triomphe, both sides of which have a bas-relief of the iconographic image of St. Nikolay Mirlikiyski – patron saint of Burgas. The two-faced bas-relief of the saint faces East – West, as it should be according to Orthodox tradition. This way, the first sun rays of each day and the last glimmers… Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/239 The Gramophone 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/84 The Gramophone is one of the city symbols, located at the oldest largo of Burgas – Bogoridi St., which is an architectural monument of culture. The Gramophone, designed by the talented artist Rusi Stoyanov, even today draws curious looks and is one of the many attractions of Burgas. The Gramophone is quite imposing, standing at around 2 meters tall. You can often see children around it, competing to turn the handle fastest; but don’t be shy – you can indulge your inner child and spin the gramophone yourself – for luck or… Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/84 The Lighthouse 59 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/81 The Lighthouse is on the territory of the largest Bulgarian port – Port Burgas. It stands out due to the fact that it’s the first Bulgarian port lighthouse, lit at the end of the 19th century. The model was designed by the first double-bass player of Burgas – Sabi Denev. According to legend, the lighthouse of a seaside city must be protected, or bad things will befall the city. That is why public access to the lighthouse is limited. It can be seen from the Central Beach and the Pier. For more than a century now Burgas has been… Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 https://www.gotoburgas.com/en/places-to-go/view/81