Burgas in a nutshell

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With 200,000 inhabitants, Burgas is the 4th largest city in Bulgaria and a major cargo port.

The city's location on Bulgaria's southern Riviera, surrounded by popular seaside resorts and the Burgas BOJ International Airport, make it a tourist destination.

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Although there aren't many monuments in Burgas and the town itself is made up of unsightly apartment blocks, it has surprisingly beautiful beaches separated from the residential areas by a large park.

There's a nice pedestrianised area in the centre and you can visit the small cathedral.

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