One of Europe’s and the world’s most interesting regions, the countries that surround the Black Sea hold many of humankind’s most extraordinary historic and architectural treasures. Architecturally, the region is dotted with Roman, Greek, Ottoman, Byzantine, and neo-classic examples of our finest constructs. From the Crimea to Romania, down to Bulgaria, then to Turkey and Georgia, many largely underestimated wonders await new travelers. Here are but a very few magical ones.
The landmark of seaside city Constanta, the famous Casino, will be renovated with a grant of 10 million euro in EU money, Nicuşor Constantinescu, the President of the City’s Council announced recently. The casino, once a pearl of Contanta, is now what we might call a wreck. Last time I saw it, two years ago, […]