Zoo Park


Varna's small zoo, in Primorski Park, has around 70 different types of animals, including some llamas, a camel, some big cats (lion, tiger, panther), pink pelicans and a rare set of black swans..

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Nearby Varna attractions

1. Natural History Museum

0.41 MILES

The museum presents the flora and fauna of the Black Sea region, divided into sections representing the area's geology, botany, vertebrates and…

2. Graffit

0.77 MILES

This contemporary art gallery displays rotating exhibitions of mainly visual arts, usually of high quality.

3. Primorski Park

0.86 MILES

Established in 1878, this large and attractive green space, overlooking the sea, stretches for about 8km and is said to be the largest of its kind in…

4. Varna City Art Gallery

0.89 MILES

You can peruse two floors of 19th- and 20th-century Bulgarian art at this gallery, including works by Vladimir Dimitrov and David Peretz. Various…

5. Copernicus Planetarium


Varna's retro planetarium is a beautiful building in its own right, though the nightly presentations (shows start at 5pm Monday to Saturday) are in…

6. Aquarium

0.97 MILES

Housed in a powder-blue art deco building, the city aquarium is worth a look to see the tanks filled with seahorses, piranhas and conger eels, as well as…

7. City Hall

0.99 MILES

Varna's towering, multistory city hall is a landmark of communist-era brutalist design.

8. St Michael the Archangel Church

1.01 MILES

St Michael the Archangel Church was founded in 1865 and is historically significant as the first place where religious services were given in Bulgarian…