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  Varna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Varna (Bulgarian: Варна) is the third largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia and Plovdiv, with a population of 351,552 (as at January 10, 2006).
Varna, the biggest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, is commonly referred to as the "Sea Capital of Bulgaria".
The Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral in Varna
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Varna   (701 words)

 BGGLOBE - Bulgaria travel guide, аccomodation in Bulgaria, tourism, landmarks, holidays, vacations, sea, mountain, ...
The city of Varna – population 325137, is situated at the Bay of Varna, 470 km east of Sofia.
Varna is connected to all the main railways in the country.
The town of Devnia is connected with the Varna canal by the Varna lake.
www.bgglobe.net /index.php?l=1&s=-1   (1242 words)

 Varna, Bulgaria
The city lies in the Bay of Varna, nestled in a deep valley between the Frengen Plareau and the Avren Plateau.
Catering: Varna's most popular luxurious restaurants are the Indian Maharany Restaurant, Maggy Restaurant, the Moussala Restaurant with a Viennise Cafe, the Paraklisa Restaurant, the FEB Restaurant, the Morska Sirena Restaurant, a chain of restaurants Mustang Food Bar, the Happy Bar and Grill chain, Loza Restaurant, Morsko Konche Restaurant, and the Galateya Restaurant.
Varna is also connected to all main railway lines in the country with express trains to Sofia and Plovdiv that take 7 and 4.30 hours respectively.
www.bulgariansearesorts.com /varna_general_info.html   (1622 words)

 The Jewish Community of Varna, Bulgaria
Alliance Israelite Universelle opposed the use of its locals by the Zionist circles in Varna fearing a possible negative reaction of the Ottoman authorities against its chain of educational institutions in the Ottoman Empire.
In 1920, the Jewish educational institutions in Varna were attended by 184 students, almost 90 percent of the Jewish schoolchildren.
In 1919, representatives from Varna took part in the national Maccabi conference that dealt with the renewal of the movement's activity that discontinued during WWI.
www.bh.org.il /Communities/Archive/Varna.asp   (2598 words)

 *** Visit to Bulgaria : VARNA, Bulgaria *** - Travel guide and Search engine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The gem of the Bulgarian Black Sea is situated at the end of the big Varna Bay, with a convenient and well conserved water area a port wich in years handles up to 18 million tons of cargo.
Varna lies on the same latitude of the famous Atlantic resorts Bayonne and Biarritz in France, on a large, flat and high terrace on the northwestern most curve of the bay wich just some 7km inland.
The Museum of New History is in the oldest surviving house in Varna, that was built in 1851.
get.info.bg /visit/dir.asp?d=0-8-Varna   (475 words)

 www.martinraychev.com : The City of Varna
Varna was founded as Odessus by Milesian Greeks in the 6th century BC; later it was Thracian and Roman.
Varna is one of the most dynamically developing Bulgarian cities with good road communications, well organized air, sea and railway transport.
Varna is the third biggest industrial center in the country with busy shipping, shipbuilding and ship-repair activities.
e-mix.8m.com /varna1.htm   (596 words)

 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
Varna is probably the most picturesque city in Bulgaria, and its wide beaches and crowded port are home to a huge diversity of people and cultures.
Varna is an outstanding destination to take a cruise to because of its convenient docking site and the compact nature of the city.
Varna has a rich heritage that is brought to life in the museums and architectural landmarks of the area.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=220   (371 words)

 All Bulgaria Virtual Guide - Varna and Varna International Airport
The city of Varna is situated at the Bay of Varna on the Black Sea.
Near the port of Varna, the oldest gold treasure in the world (dated from 4,500 BC) was found In 1972; an ancient necropolis with 280 tombs and 3,010 golden objects were found weighing over 6 kg altogether.
Due to the greater expectations of Varna airport's role in the overall development of the Black Sea region and the considerably increased flow of both passengers and cargo, a new general plan has been promoted by the national government for the Varna airport complex over the last couple of years.
abvg.net /Varna   (1194 words)

 Varna beach resort, The summer capital of Bulgaria
A district town, situated on Varna Bay on the Black Sea, 469 km north-east of Sofia; a seaside resort.
Evksinograd - a small palace in the vicinity of Varna built for a summer residence of Knyaz Alexander of Battenberg, later used by tzars Ferdinand and Boris III, nowadays - a residence of the government.
In 1972 on the northern bank of Varna lake was discovered the Varna halocline necropolis, dated from the second part of the fifth millennium BC.
www.beachbulgaria.com /varna/index.shtml   (468 words)

 Varna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
A.D. The Bulgarians defeated Byzantine emperor Constantine IV at Varna in 679.
The battle of Varna was the last major attempt by Christian Europe to stem the Ottoman tide.
Varna was (1854) the chief naval base of the British and French forces in the Crimean War.
www.bartleby.com /65/va/Varna.html   (244 words)

 Varna, Bulgaria, Pictures
Varna, formerly Stalin (ancient Odessus), city and port in eastern Bulgaria, on the Black Sea.
In 1444 Varna was the site of a battle in which a force under the Ottoman sultan Murad II crushed a Christian army commanded by Wladyslaw III of Poland (who was also Ulászló I of Hungary) and the Hungarian leader János Hunyadi.
Varna was occupied by Russian troops in 1828 and by British and French troops in 1854, during the Crimean War, when it served as a base of operations against the Russians.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Bulgaria/Varna_formerly_Stalin_ancient_Odessus_city.html   (297 words)

Varna is the second biggest city in Bulgaria (following the capital Sofia) and the biggest at the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.
The town of Devnia is connected with the Varna canal by the Varna lake where the ruins of the ancient town of Marcianoppolis are found (Marcianoppolis is the second biggest town in ancient Bulgaria after Plovdiv).
Varna is an attractive and beautiful city and is even called the Seaside Capital of Bulgaria.
www.elevat-estates.com /v4/index.php?q=catalog,locations,view,location_id=44   (802 words)

 Varna Handcycles
The Varna I is especially suitable for amputees.
Varna Speedcycle - $3000 US This model is designed for speed racing and other athletic pursuits.
The Varna speedcycle is the racing machine of choice for disabled/able-bodied athletes for a full upper body workout.
www.varnahandcycles.com /handcycles/handcycle.htm   (1786 words)

 VARNA in competition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Varna on truck The Varna Orpheus mounted on the back of their pickup truck.
Varna Orpheus A shot of George cocooning Paul in the Varna.
Varna faired bicycle achieved 60 mph on the one mile distance run, this being 6 mph faster than the previous record.
www.ihpva.org /com/Varna/varna_team.html   (261 words)

The gem of the Bulgarian Black Sea is situated at the end of the big Varna Bay, with a convenient and well conserved water area.
Varna lies on the same latitude of the famous Atlantic resorts Bayonne and Biarritz in France, on a large, flat and high terrace on the northwestern most curve of the bay which juts some 7 km inland.
Apart from being a beach resort, Varna rivals the great cities of Sofia and Plovdiv, in its offering of cultural attractions and historical buildings, museums and art galleries.
www.travel-bulgaria.com /content/varna.shtml   (199 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Varna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Varna Platinum Bridal Visit our 10000sq foot showroom.
It rivals Varna as the chief export port of Bulgaria and is an important commercial center.
He led two crusades against the Ottomans; the first (1443) was highly successful, but the second ended with his defeat and death in the battle of Varna.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/13360.html   (587 words)

The Varna 1 established a world record in the arm powered division of the International Human Powered Vehicle races in 1993.
The Varna 1 is an excellent recreational and commuting vehicle, to be enjoyed by both athlete and amateur alike.
The Varna 1 is especially suitable for amputees.
www.ihpva.org /com/Varna   (1064 words)

 Varna, Bulgaria - Dakota Smith
Varna is a truly great beach side city, located on Bulgaria's northern Black Sea coast, this city is making a serious case for entertainment capital of Eastern Europe.
Varna's city center is built entirely for pedestrians with networks of walking streets several kilometers long.
Varna will always be remembered by me, as one of my favorite cities in the world.
www.travelersdigest.com /varna_dakota.htm   (1498 words)

 World Human Powered Speed Challenge
Sam was shaken by the crash and slide but the well built Varna Diablo protected him from damage and he emerged unscathed.
For 2005 Varna designer/builder George Georgiev is modifying the Diablo II molds to create a new 2 wheeled speedbike.
This bike will be a camera bike, and George has modified the top of the bike to remove the canopy and replacing it with a more aerodynamic method of fairing Sam's head.
www.recumbents.com /wisil/whpsc2004/Varna.htm   (617 words)

 Varna International Master Class in Piano
Varna is a magnificent coastal city located on the Black Sea.
Varna offers an abundance of reasonably priced restaurants with a wide variety of cuisine, plus the excitement of being an international tourist destination.
All participants will be housed in three star hotel rooms or in studio apartments conveniently located in close proximity to the master class auditorium, the practice facilities, major tourist attractions and the beach.
www.varnaworkshop.com /piano.html   (793 words)

 Bulgaria.com - Varna's home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was an inhabited place even before the Greeks established the colony of Odessos there about 580 B.C. Later, under the Romans and their successors, the Slavs, Varna became a major port trading with Constantinople, Venice and Dubrovnik.
Further from the centre, a granite monument commemorates the Battle of Varna, which took place in 1444.
North of Varna there is a cluster of seaside resorts all with fine - sandy beaches but differing in size and style.
www.bulgaria.com /varna   (294 words)

 Diving tours, Packages and Courses in Varna, Bulgaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Varna is rich in history and is the centre of training of the famous Bulgarian Navy, hosting its officers academy.
Varna is also the host of the world famous ballet contest, which has been won by most present and past ballet stars throughout the world.
Varna is also an excellent place to start diving, as the coastline topography allows shallow and protected waters to accommodate the training of beginners.
www.divingtravel.com /bulgaria.htm   (648 words)

 Bed and Breakfast in Bulgaria
The next day I was very happy to join a guided tour of the city during which I could turn a deaf ear to the French.
First of all there was the Black Sea which is no more fl than the Danube is Blue but is a very beautiful inland sea with ships of many registries at anchor on its rippling waters.
Near Varna is a petrified forest whose age and origins are obscure.
www.21stcenturyadventures.com /articles/bulgaria.html   (735 words)

 The origins of the caste system in India
The Varna hierarchy is determined by the descending order of the different organs from which the Varnas were created.
Other religious theory claims that the Varnas were created from the body organs of Brahma, who is the creator of the world.
Between the outcasts and the three Aryan Varnas there is the Sudra Varna who are the simple workers of the society.
adaniel.tripod.com /origin.htm   (1160 words)

 Search results - Primazakenreis.nl
Hotel "Divesta" is situated in the center of the city of Varna.
Stoneflower family hotel is situated within 10 - 12km from Varna and 250m from the "Golden sands" resort.
In the very heart of Varna, there is a small boutique hotel with rich history and unique design.
www.bookings.net /searchresults.html?city=-839465;aid=306741   (287 words)

 Archeology museum Varna _The building
The beginning of the Varna Archaeological Museum was laid by a group of public men and teachers from the Varna High School for Boys whose love for the historic past made them gather a small collection of archaeological monuments.
The inauguration of the Museum and its onwards development is closely connected with the names of the two brothers Herman and Karel Shkorpil, Czechs by origin, who after the Liberation of Bulgaria from the Turkish Yoke came to help with the education and culture of the sister Slavonic nation.
On 12 December 1901 a group of public men and teachers established the Varna Archaeological Society which from then on for decades was the basic motive power for the interest and the study of the past of Varna, the Varna Region and Northeast Bulgaria.
www.varna-bg.com /museums/archaeology/enexhibit/enmushist.htm   (483 words)

 *** Bulgarian Properties - properties in Varna ***   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The village is 10 miles from the centre of Varna and 13 miles from its international airport.
The village is situated on a hill and benefits from stunning views overlooking the surrounding countryside and Varna lake.
The town is rich in museums, theatres, art galleries, and monuments of culture, such as the archaeological and historical museums, the cathedral of `The Assumption`, the Clock tower and etc. that are worth seeing.
get.info.bg /properties/Dir.asp?r=Varna   (1036 words)

 FAQ server : Bulgaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BG Tours in Varna booked me into a wonderful room near Sveti Konstantin for $8.00 US a night - it was a short walk downhill (a LONGER walk back uphill) to the beaches, and the balcony looked out on the Black Sea.
Balkan flights between Varna and Sofia are frequent, several a day, more or less on time, and cost $65.00 one-way last time I checked.
By the way, to continue with a couple of threads that I read today: In June in Varna matchbooks were being used by shops in place of 50 stotinki pieces - a tram ride in Sofia was 2 lv, and jeans were around 500 Lev.
www.cs.columbia.edu /~radev/cgi-bin/faqserver.cgi?austinkelly93   (1134 words)

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