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General information about Ahtopol


Ahtopol is located on 86 km south from Bourgas and it is near Strandja mountain, and is situated on beautiful peninsula. It is founded about 430 BC by Greek colonists from Athens. The city became a commercial center, as it was producingcoins. After the barbarian invasions about 5-7 century the town was rebuilt by the Byzantine military leader Agathon, who called the city Agatopolis, which translated from Greek, means "city of happiness" (well, love or prosperity). Archaeologists have shown that the first settlers are from about 5000 BC. With the arrival of the Greeks after the VI century BC. West Coast of the Black Sea is associated the colonization of Ahtopol and keeping it as a rich and famous seaside town, surrounded by a solid wall. After the founding of the first Bulgarian country and as a result of continuous wars, the city frequently changed its’ possession - from Byzantium to Bulgaria and back.

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On 15.06.1453 the castle fell into Turkish slavery, and the population fled by ship to the Crimea, Kherson and the forests of Strandja, but with the signing of the peace contract in Tsarevo on 05/10/1913,  Ahtopol is once again released from the slavery.

Two major fires – on 20/10/1918 year and on 26/10/1935 year completely destroyed the beautiful old town.


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Agatopol fortress was built by the Thracians and Greeks, Romans, later by Byzantines and Bulgarians. Built of big stone blocks and  cemented with mortar mixed with mud.

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Stone belts are alternating with quaternary bricks and had an initial thickness of 1.95 to 3 meters and a height of 7-8 m.
From the old city of Ahtopol, known for centuries for its beautiful few-stored houses and narrow cobblestone streets, now has remained only one house that the citizens cherish as a symbol of the city.

Greek school was built in the early twentieth century with the money of Greek immigrants in America. Declared a cultural monument. You could visit that beautiful area and all the resorts with rental cars.

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DID YOU
KNOW


1. Ahtopol is founded about 430 BC by Greek colonists from Athens.
2. The first settlers are from about 5000 BC.
3. Agatopolis, which translated from Greek, means "city of happiness".
4. Two major fires – on 20/10/1918 year and on 26/10/1935 year completely destroyed the beautiful old town.

 

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KEEP IN
MIND


1.  It's easy to go there by car.
2. The maximum allowed driving speed with the car hire in Sofia is 50 km/h withtin the city and 90 km/h outside built-up areas.
3. Always keep the car hire keys and documents with you. Do not leave them inside the car!

 

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