Varna is the third largest city in Bulgaria - the Sea Capital. It is located in Northeastern Bulgaria. Varna is a tourist center, the town is a starting point for many resorts on the northern Black Sea coast. Varna is also a center of many cultural events - the Varna Summer Festival, the "Love is Madness" film festival. The history of the city is a millennium. Varna was named Odessos, and according to early written records, the city was founded by emigrants from the Miletus town of Malawi in VI century BC. This is the period of Great Greek colonization. Interesting landmarks in the city are: the Sea Garden, the Dolphinarium, the Astronomical Observatory and the Nikolay Copernicus Planetarium, the Varna Necropolis - the oldest gold treasure in the world, the Pencho Slaveykov National Library, the Varna Archaeological Museum, the Military Maritime Museum, the Museum of New History, Ethnographic Museum, Renaissance Museum. In the vicinity of Varna are located: Aladzha Monastery - Rock Monastery, Pobiti Kamani, Kamchia Reserve. Distance: Sofia - Varna - 446 km. Plovdiv - Varna - 385 km. Bourgas - Varna - 134 km

Cathedral Assumption of the Virgin Mary