Bridge in Burgas
Author: ROOMS.BG , 2 km From Burgas. , Адрес: Burgas, Морска градина, Gps coordinates: N 42.4954440 E 27.4839791
One of the symbols of the town and a favorite place for citizens and guests of the city is Bourgas bridge. Entered nearly 300 meters into the sea bridge in Burgas, attracts tourists from far and near. Romance of the bridge not only enchants with its unique views of the endless expanse of sea, but keeps the memory of many lovers eyes and first kisses. 22 meter watchtower spectacular views of the Mystic Island "Saint Anastasia".
Built in 1936., The bridge was a steel structure, and the platform was built with wooden beams. Connect is a special stone staircase to the panoramic promenade Sea Garden and the Casino. In the 80s of the 20th century. old bridge was reconstructed with a massive concrete structure.
The bridge is an integral part of the traditions of the biggest Bulgarian holidays - St. Nicholas Day and Epiphany. Every year on St. Nicholas' Day (Feast of Bourgas) sailors throw wreaths Bridge in memory of dead seamen and fishermen. A cycle is performed a solemn service for health and prosperity - Bishop throws ritually cross in the sea, for which brave swimmers compete. It is believed that whoever retrieves a cross from the water, will be healthy and happy throughout the year.
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