The Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. Photos, tips, maps for tourists! Bulgaria holds two very well-known vacation areas for adventurers with the sunny beach and golden sands. With this report, we present but also cities such as Varna, Nessebar, Sozopol and Burgas. 1 Sozopol after Burges 34 km / 33 min / 5 Euro 2. Burgas to Nessebar 36 km / 40 min / 9 euro of 3 Nessebar to Varna 101 km / 1:40 h / 18 euro this card free print out? 1 Sozopol to Bourgas 34 km / 33 min / 5 euros the first settlement on the site of the present-day town of Sozopol was founded in the year 609 BC by Greek sailors from Miletus. They called the settlement of Apollonia Pontika named after the God Apollo. Sozopol is therefore the first Greek Kolonoie of the Greeks in the Black Sea.
Because the city of Apollonia Pontika from many disputes of the area was out, the city grew into a major trading power. The city has two enclosed a Bay, protected ports, earning a long-lasting maritime trade and prosperity of the city. Sozopol- About Greece, Bulgaria trade relations of the city went out to Egypt, Syria and Carthage. Prosperity meant that the inhabitants of the city bronze figure build an approx. 14 metre Apollo left, travelers on land and sea in the distance already pointed out the wealthy city. The city had several large temple next to a theater, an Agora and a gymnasium for their gods, such as the Aphrodite. The great influence of the city was only initiated taking 72 BC by the Romans.
The large statue of Apollo was brought to Rome as spoils of war, where she proudly presented as prey in the Coliseum. The figure was melted down in the time of the Christianization of the Roman Empire. After a long time of peace the city re-emerged in the 5 th century A.d.