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Sozopol Old Town, Sozopol
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At Sozopol Old Town, experience the beaches, history, culture, and cuisine of an ancient seaside town. Walk the town's narrow cobbled streets alongside sun-dried brick walls and old wooden houses. Older women sit in front of the houses, chatting, knitting, and selling freshly picked figs and homemade jams and jellies. Watch fishermen on wooden boats pulling nets from the sea, then stop at one of many traditional restaurants for Bulgarian, Greek, or Turkish cuisine. You'll also find fish stalls, coffee shops, snack bars, and campsites. The town is famous for its lively cultural scene, especially the Apollonia art and film festival. Before you head to Sozopol, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sozopol itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Sozopol has to offer, including Sozopol Old Town.
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  • Old town surprised me. It was really small ancient Rome. Visit old orthodox church - find it between small streets. Very impressive! 
  • I really adore this place . It's a quiet and peaceful place during November , it's low season and some of the shops were not open . The souvenirs shops here were lovely and interesting . Love the sea ...  more »
  • For my taste the old town of Sozopol is the most handsome of the Bulgarian coast. It has a lot of charm and wander through its streets is a pleasure.
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