To reach Burgas' soul

The city of Burgas - charming, romantic, magnetic, picturesque, artistic. Shy for the strangers and generous to all, who have felt the emotional rhythm of the Sea, the freedom of the talkative herring-gulls, which roam with joy in the sky, the sharpness of the sea breeze that provokes the senses... Burgas has always had the attractive feeling of freedom. read more...

St. Cyril and St. Methodius Cathedral

The interior of the cathedral consists of abundantly decorated iconostasis, and the throne and the pulpit have imposing sculptural decorations. The walls have murals made by the hands of prof. N Kozhuharov and the Burgas painter Pavel Valkov. The completion of the construction and the official sanctification of the temple was performed on 11 (24) May 1907 by the Sliven bishop Gervasiy in the presence of the mayor Iv. Mintov and a lot of laymen. read more...

Burgas Municipality

In 1899 the old municipal building was almost destroyed to the grounds by a fire. The city administration took the decision to build a new municipal building on the place of the burnt town hall. After an auction in 1905, the construction of a new building has begun (1909-11) under the project of the architect Karamalakov. It is even now known by the Burgas citizens as “The Old Municipality” and existed until 1975 when the management of the city decided to demolish it. read more...

The Burgas Customs

In 1884, the Bulgarian government decided to build modern ports in the cities of Burgas and Varna. In 1908, their construction was launched and in Burgas an administrative building near the port was erected, in which the regional customs was located. It was procured by the architect Georgi Fingov but the design was entirely made by the popular Austrian Weinstein, who used to be the chief architect and director of the French port of Marseilles. read more...

St. Virgin Mary Church

The history of St. Virgin Mary Church is closely related to the Greek community in the city of Burgas. After the Crimean War (1853-56), the city was revived and filled with more and more foreigners coming from different countries as the largest number of them were Greeks. The Greek quarter was also very big with its Papaz-Meydan square (renamed in 1906 Uspenski square). read more...

The Central Railway Station

The Central railway station in Burgas is one of the first railway stations in Bulgaria. It was erected under the design works of the architects Kiril Marichkov and Nikola Kostov, in which they combined the Modern for the time style with Baroque and Secession elements. The construction started in 1908 and ended during the in late days of August 1929. The Г-shaped building has two imposing facades facing the North and the East. Its appearance is supplemented by the beauty of a four-clock tower. read more...

Boulevard „Aleko Bogoridi”

In the urban development history of Burgas the boulevard of “Aleko Bogoridi” occurs and functions as residential, commercial and pedestrian street It became an important street at the beginning of 20th century when the pedestrians started using it to reach the Sea Garden from the city center. Until 1878 it had been a part of the “Charshiata” – a commercial area where a lot of shops and wooden houses were built. One of the few entirely stone-made houses had also been there. read more...

About project

The creators of VR Burgas are young designers, programmers, animators, photographers, people who love their city, united around the Burgas Municipality's project to tell about the City in an interesting and attractive way.
We start our virtual tour in Burgas with its old streets and buildings. If you like it, we promise to continue.
The main character in this walk is Rusi - a curious, bitter cheeky and extremely knowledgeable bird. He is the eternal interlocutor of the Mostika's fishermen, witnesses to all the meetings at “the Clock”, welcomes and farewells the trains at the Railway station of Burgas, walks proudly across the square in front of the Municipal building. He will show you the city, he will bother you in the most popular cafes and will accompany you along the most charming street - “Bogoridi”. Trust him! Rusi knows the city very well!