Theme Week Bulgarian Black Sea Coast – Tsarevo

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Tsarevo (also transliterated as Carevo or Tzarevo) is a town and seaside resort in the Municipality of Tsarevo, Burgas Province, Bulgaria. It lies on a cove 70 km southeast of Burgas, on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast at the eastern foot of Strandzha mountain, at a few kilometers from Strandzha Nature Park.

The old town was located in the southern part of the cove, where the modern quarter of Tsarevo called Vasiliko is. In the first half of the 19th century, Vasiliko had a marine of 42 ships. There were 10 windmills and a watermill in the vicinity, and the nearby vineyards produced up to 6,000 pails of wine a year. There was a Greek school which was also visited by many Bulgarians, contributing to their partial Hellenization.

Traditional wooden house © imagesfrombulgaria.com - Nenko Lazarov/cc-by-2.5 Tsarevo Church © panoramio.com - SpaceControl/cc-by-3.0 © panoramio.com - Nikolai Karaneschev/cc-by-3.0 © panoramio.com - Nikolai Karaneschev/cc-by-3.0 © panoramio.com - SpaceControl/cc-by-3.0 St. Boris-Mihail church © Spiritia/cc-by-sa-3.0
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Traditional wooden house © imagesfrombulgaria.com - Nenko Lazarov/cc-by-2.5
In 1882, a fire destroyed almost the entire town, forcing the locals to re-establish the city on a new site, on the peninsula of the northern cove called Limnos. In 1903, the new Vasiliko had 150 houses, but other statistics list 460 houses in 1898 (160 Bulgarian and 300 Greek) and 240 Greek-only houses in 1900. Vassiliko was centre of Ahtabolu kaza in Kırkkilise sanjak of Edirne Vilayet between 1878 and 1912.

After the village was ceded to Bulgaria in 1913, following the Balkan Wars, its Greek population moved to Greece and was replaced by Bulgarians from Eastern Thrace. In 1926, Vasiliko had 409 households. After a new wharf was constructed from 1927 to 1937 with the financial aid of Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria, the town was renamed to Tsarevo (a literal Bulgarian translation of Vasiliko, “royal place”) in his honour.

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