Sozopol - The Town of Apollo

Sozopol is one of most ancient bulgarian towns ,situated on the seaside of the Black sea ,only 20 km southern from the city of Burgas. It is a place ,which unites an amazing  combination of ancient byzantine  history and a modern sea resort. In the year of 610 BC ,on the place of the town has been established a Hellenic colony named Apolonia Pontika  ( “Apolonia “ from Apollo ,a God from the Greek mythology). The town of Apollo has been known as an important trade and seaport  town,the most developed of all others.