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Best things to do in Varna

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“The sea garden is an emblem of Varna town. It is situated on 850 decares along the seaside line. There is a sun-dial representing a flying swan at the entrance of the sea garden. ”
33 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping mall with IMAX Cinema, kinder corner, restaurants, junk foods (McDonalds, Subway, etc). You can reach it using bus line 407 ”
18 locals recommend
Beach Bar
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“Cubo bar is on the beach, where you can lay on the bean bag chair with a cocktail in the hand and enjoy the breeze. ”
32 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Mall Varna is one of the most popular establishments in Varna and the region, providing a variety of opportunities for leisure, shopping and entertainment suitable for every age group. The territory of Mall Varna houses nearly 150 retail stores, which offer goods of more than 300 world famous brands, as well as numerous attractions, making one’s s”
10 locals recommend
History Museum
“Varna’s Roman heritage has given the city a trove of precious artefacts, but the Gold of Varna exhibit pushes the Archaeological Museum up the list of must-sees. This is what most visitors come for: A collection of gold and precious items recovered from the Varna Necropolis, where Thracian graves date back an amazing 6,500 years. This makes the Gold of Varna the oldest gold treasure in the world. These artefacts have toured the word and contain numerous pieces of jewellery, utensils and other decorative items. One tomb at the necropolis, probably belonging to a chief or priest, was loaded with 1.5 kg of gold!”
18 locals recommend
Bar
“A great place to meet loved ones, friends and acquaintances. Service perfectly, only by young people. Extremely varied food prepared in the most delicious way. The setting is very reassuring. It is worth visiting.”
19 locals recommend
Temple
“Hidden in the forest, Aladzha Monastery is the most famous medieval cave monastery on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. It was inhabited by hermit monks during the XIII- XIV.”
17 locals recommend
Establishment
“Dated from year 570 BC, this roman therms are a memory for greeks, elins, romans and many other ethnicities and the old Odessos. ”
14 locals recommend
Church
“The Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral is the largest and most famous Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in the Bulgarian Black Sea port city of Varna, and the second largest in Bulgaria. Officially opened on 30 August 1886. It is the residence of the bishopric of Varna and Preslav and one of the symbols of Varna.”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a modern twist on traditional Bulgarian restaurant - you can try many local recipes in a good atmosphere here. It's located at the newly developed Port Varna - a great place to visit too! ”
11 locals recommend
Establishment
“After the gift of a fox to the local Division of Parks and Forests in the early 1950, local people had started the zoo building, and a bear arrived in 1956. Today the zoo is housing 72 species of animals, of which 17 protected kinds of bids and animals, written in the Red Book of Bulgaria”
6 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
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“The restaurant is situated on the beach itself, and it has a very classy atmosphere. There is a traditional Bulgarian food, and fish dishes are amazing!”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"One Love! One Heart! Let's get together and feel all right" With these words, Bob Marley has described the mood that El Kapan brings and which we would like to share with you. Taste of unlimited menu fulfilled with incredible culinary pleasures. Taste of author 's cocktails that will immerse you in the Caribbean temperament. Taste of true bliss of rhythm and mood, which will banish all prosaic thoughts and will add color to your everyday life. And the sea ... the sea is the perfect addition to careless timelessness!”
10 locals recommend
Establishment
“Varna Summer Fest is an international culture event organized every summer in Varna from June until August. The open air summer theatre is the venue for various opera, ballet and music performances. Next to it is the popular children's amusement park”
7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Rappongi is one of the local hot spots. With a nice restaurant overlooking the Black Sea, down to it's VIP beach area with Palm Trees and nightly entertainment in the summer.”
7 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Style, coziness, sophisticated interior, a gourmet menu, and a breath-taking view, all gathered together to create the perfect harmony of Captain Cook Restaurant in Varna. Occupying the top floor of the famous Varna Harbour Station, Captain Cook restaurant welcomes its guests with an extraordinary open-air terrace where they could contemplate the beauty of the gulf and the sea water whispering. ”
7 locals recommend