Nessebar



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Date of establishment 

17th century 

Time zone

GMT +2, summer period GMT +3

Total area

253,644 km?

Population

207,925 inhabitants

Restaurants and cafes

Numerous in the city

Cuisine

Bulgarian, Mediterranean

Shopping

Stores and boutiques in town

Normal opening hours

8 a.m. – 8 p.m

Credit cards

Accepted in major shops

Spoken languages

English, Russian

Police

166

Emergency

112

Public transportation

Bus, trolleybus

 
Port data Print E-mail

Official name

Port of Burgas JSC

Location

42°30’ N, 27°28’ E 

Adress

1, Prince Al. Battenberg Str., Burgas, 8000, Bulgaria

Telephone

+359 56 822 222

Fax

+359 56 822 156

E-mail

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VTS 

14

ISPS

Available

Web 

www.port-burgas.com





Port facilities:


Maximum ship dimensions

Length: 275 m, Draft: 14.70 m, Beam: 32 m

Maximum air draught

58 m (limitation of Bosphorus strait)

Pilot

Compulsory

Tugboat

Not compulsory

Security facilities

Available

Gangway

Ship gangways to be used in port  

Waste handling

Available

Fresh water

Available

Ship Repair

Not Available

Shore Power

Available

Anchorage

Available


Cruise passenger port facilities:


Tourist information

Available

City maps

Available

Terminal Building for Passengers

Available

Shopping possibilities at port area

Not Available

Restaurants and cafes

Not Available

Rest rooms

Not Available

International Telephone Connection

Not Available

Currency exchange

Available

ATM cash machines

Available

Internet access

Available

Mailbox

Available

Taxis

Not Available 

Shuttle service

Not Available

Tourist coaches parking

Available

First (medical) aid

Available 

Distance to city center

0.62 miles/  1 km.

Distance to airport

Safarovo – 4.96 miles/ 8 km.

Distance to main train station

0.62 miles/ 1 km.

 
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Archaeological Museum

The current archaeological museum in the Old Town of Nessebar was founded in 1994 as the successor of the existing from 1956 museum exhibition in the Church of St. John the Baptist. The museum is located by the fortification walls, in a specially designed building. Archaeological excavations on the Nessebar peninsula and its territorial waters over the past four decades discovered rich collections of significant cultural monuments, illustrationgillustrating the history of ancient Messambria and mediavalmedieval Nessebar. There are shown exhibits tracing the rich history of the ancient town of Mesambria and the medieval Nessebar. Among the unique artifacts in the museum are open vital-sign a decree in honor of the Thracian ruler Sadat, dated from III century BC. , silver treasures of ancient silver coins tetradrachms, the diploma for the inclusion of Nesebar Old Town in the UNESCO list of monuments of world cultural heritage, a collection of unique icons.

Churches

The early Christian basilicas were among the first to be built after the Christianity was adopted as official religion throughout the Roman Empire in 313. Six such basilicas are known to have been built in Nessebar, of which only two are well preserved.

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On what peninsula with the length of 800 m and breadth of 300 m are there 80 temples? What city on the Black Sea coast is older than Rome and Istanbul? What city did the conquerors add on, but not destroyed? Let's find out the truth in Nessebar.


Origin of the Name. The original Thracian settlement Menebria was called Mesembria by the Ancient Greeks and then called Nessebar by Khan Krum in 811. The name is preserved to the present days.


History. Nessebar is a rich city-museum defined by more than three millennia of ever-changing history. There are 80 temples so far on this small peninsula the area of which is only 24 hectares. Nessebar has not always been so small – once it was located on the territory of about 40 hectares, but the destructive earthquake took undersea a large part of it.

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