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Ulitsa Mesembrija 16, Nessebar, Nessebar 8230, Bulgaria
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All reviewscobbled streetssunny beachlots of shopsthe busbeautiful placewell worth a visitday tripwater taxisea viewbars and restaurantslovely villagegreat place to visitseafoodlots of historyworld heritage siteper personice cream
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You need to look beyond the commercial element of this lovely town. Yes, there are tourist shops but there is a lot to see, some lovely churches, a good museum and many interesting restaurants.

Thank cap42
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited old Nessebar for an afternoon since it was only across the bay by boat from where we were staying. We weren’t under any illusion to what to expect, but thought give it a try. When we arrived in the harbour we were met...More

Thank 37benh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This old town is well worth a visit, we had a walk round in the day time to buy a few souvenirs, then we called back a few days later on an evening, the place comes alive with all the lanterns lit up, there are...More

Thank banjodeano
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came from Pomarie on the local bus for 3Lv each and had a great day walking around the old town and taking in the UNESCO site. Plenty of places to eat and drink at a reasonable price with restaurants offering a good sea view....More

Thank Kyle R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went on boat to Nessabar from sunny beach which was very good value 10 lev each way and ran every 20 minutes. Lovely old town with quaint art and crafts shops nice places to stop for a coffee or lunch. I am interested in antiquities...More

Thank Gabrielle C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit or 2 full of historical buildins that are a must see. Plenty of restaurants bars and shops.

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Old Nessebar is such a contrast to sunny beach, the cobbled streets are a great place to spend a few hours, although would avoid if you have a push chair or wheelchair. Thier are plenty of different shops and places to eat. The high raisesd...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staying at sunny Beach Felt we needed a peaceful day out Old nessbar is the place to go lots of bars and restaurants more pricey than sunny Beach but you would expect it to be Cost 1.30 lev on the bus which is all ways...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked here and back every night .. an escape from louder sunny beach. Great restaurants and bars. Fantastic food

Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was nice to walk around old nessebar and take in the scenery. Definitely worth a visit if your traveling to Bulgaria.

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shelby a
26 July 2018|
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Response from smithhouse_ireland | Reviewed this property |
The hubby and myself were there for one week. We got the b&b deal, so breakfast we had at hotel. We were eating out at restaurants every night for dinner and lunch and then a few (2-3) drinks with dinner. Bought 7 grandkids... More
shelby a
25 July 2018|
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Response from Belfastgirl39 | Reviewed this property |
You can wander around an look at quite a few places. There is a ticket you can buy that will let you in to all the churches and the museums... I think it is about 20 lev per person.
27 May 2018|
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Response from Ray S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open 24 7