Varna is the third-largest city in Bulgaria, located on the Black Sea on the eastern coastline of the country. It is the additionally the tenth-largest city in the Balkans and the fourth-largest city on the Black Sea. It is sometimes called Bulgaria's "marine capital" or "summer capital." It is a major seaside resort and place of tourism throughout eastern Europe and beyond.

Originally, the land of Varna belonged to the Kingdom of Thrace, and the area was inhabited by the Thracians beginning around 1000 BC. A Greek trading post was established in the late 7th Century BC, and named the town "Odessos." It later became a major Roman city. 

Today, Varna is known for its seaside atmosphere, resorts and hotels, tourism and vacationers, palace, architecture, history, ancient ruins, surrounding mountains, as a major port, university, Bulgarian Navy headquarters, and business.

People Born in Varna

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Varna in People's Lives

Kellan Lutz: I traveled here in 2013 to film scenes of the movie The Expendables 3. We filmed on location at the Mogadishu Harbor.

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