Sozopol Old Town

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  • Address: 1 Apolonia str., Sozopol 8130, Bulgaria
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Quite apt to its name the first signs in Sozopol go as far back as 6000 B.C. Facing east towards the Black Sea, Sozopol is a nice peninsular town with a rich history. Being a port city it was known for its trade from a long time. The city during 610 BC was known as Antheia by Greek settlers. Several ancient and antique objects are housed in the Museum of Ancient Art. In fact the entire Old town was declared a museum-reserve by Ministerial Decree on September 7, 1974. The reserve includes more than 180 residences, constructed from the middle of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th century. With its archaeological sites and cobbled streets around the city, they add a distinct charm to this cultural capital of Bulgaria.

  • Entry is free.

  • From Bourgas by Bus: Regular buses from Bourgas to Sozopol which leave every hour during the day (from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.). They cost about 2.5lev.

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  • Sozopol Old Town Address: 1 Apolonia str., Sozopol 8130, Bulgaria
  • Sozopol Old Town Timing: 24-hrs
  • Sozopol Old Town Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Sozopol Old Town(preferred time): 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sozopol Old Town: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Sozopol include Sozopol Old Town in their plan

  • 59.78% of people start their Sozopol Old Town visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sozopol Old Town

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

94.28% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sozopol Old Town

People normally club together Church Of The Holy Archangels Michael And Gabriel and Southern Fortress Wall And Tower Museum while planning their visit to Sozopol Old Town.

People also prefer to start their day with Sozopol Old Town.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures