Monday - Friday : 9:00 - 17:30
Saturday - Sunday : days off
Center for administrative services: 056/ 842 872
fax: 056/ 840 481
from 9:00 until 17:30
tel.: 056/894 149; 056/894 112
from 17:30 until 9:00
tel.: 056/ 840 487
The Region of Burgas includes exceptionally various features of nature, valuable archeological riches, historical records and monuments of material culture. It has bioclimatic and balneocurative resourses, forests, beaches and sand dunes for recreational activity development. Here are four of the internationally significant nature preserves – Uzunbodjak, Silkosiya, Ropotam
o and Atanasovsko Lake. Among the nature sights is also the Alepu bay. Protected areas are the Veleka River outfall, Vaya Lake and Poda being birds observation points. In the region are situated the architecture preserve – Brashlyan Village and the folklore preserve – Balgari Village.
Burgas Region is known by its rich heritage of history and culture. In the ancient ages four main centers of economy, policy and culture had a prosperous development here located on the seacoast – Messembriya, Anhialo, Deultum and Apolloniya. The thousand-year old human culture has left priceless architectural monuments behind: excavations of ancient towns, Thracian sanctuaries and tombs, dolmens, unique monuments of culture – churches and monasteries.
Exceptionally rich is the folklore of the Strandja corners with rites and customs. In the villages Balgari, Brodilovo and Kosti the pagan ritual of sacrificial women fire-dance is preserved, who were begging absolution, burning gold in the fire, dancing over fiery glowing embers with a high raised icons of the saints Konstantin and Elena.