Village of Yasna Polyana and the Museum of Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
10 km from Primorsko, one of the Strandja mountain is nestled the beautiful village of Yasna Polyana. If you are traveling in this direction, not necessarily take the time to look pretty village and cultural life, which boils here will awaken envy even in some medium-sized cities. The first thing you will notice, get in the village is the large number of birds' nests - almost every power pole is home to a family of storks. The locals are proud of this fact, even keep the birds' nests during the winter months when they are gone. Yasna Polyana village is one of the villages in Strandja with ancient history, the first evidence of life are ancient - near the village found objects from the IV century BC. The old name of the village was Alan Kayryak. In 1906 was founded here a colony of Tolostoistite - moral - social movement based on Christian values in their best - pure sense occurred in Russia in 1880, created by the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. The basis of moral standing tolstoizma human self as the only way to God and the meaning and purpose of life, faith in the good in a healthy relationship between man and nature. Members of the colony are growing rapidly in 1934. Alan Kayryak village was renamed village Yasna Polyana - as he says L.N.Tolstoy home village in Russia. From 15.09.1998 the building of the community center in the village, there is an exhibition dedicated to the great writer. With the help of donations from the family of Tolstoy and his followers collected many interesting and valuable artifacts, manuscripts, objects of the writer that each of you can consider. Yasna Polyana village is known and hosts an annual symposium of sculpture in wood, which brings together sculptors from all over Bulgaria and guests from abroad who create together and share experiences and best - stay here sculptors to decorate the village and to everyone guests enjoy them.