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
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.