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DEVNYA

Town
Postal code: 9160
Dialing code: 0519
Population:
Web site:

The town of Devnia is situated 28 kilometers west of Varna in the Devnenska lowland, nearby the River of Devnia and the Devnia springs- the richest Karst springs in Bulgaria.

The town host the only one of its kind in Bulgaria Museum of the mosaics, where are exhibited models of roman and early- roman mosaics.

HISTORY

In the past here was situated the ancient town of Marcianopolis, founded by emperor Trayan in I-II century named after his sister Marciana. This ancient town was rich and thriving, strengthened with solid walls was for a certain period capitol of the roman province Moesia Inferior.

The town was probably destroyed in VI century. Today the traces of the once solid constructions are still standing.

SURROUNDING AREAS

17 kilometers west of Varna(nearby the road to Devnia) is situated a group of the impressive rock formations “Pobitite kamani”, announced as a natural sightseeing in 1937. The seven meters tall rock pillars with a sand- lime cover are situated on a sandy terrain.

They are considered to be 50 million year old and there are a lot of theories for their origin. One thing is known for sure - they give you the feeling for eternity, touched by the strange whistling of the wind. Just next to the road is the improvised museum.

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