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St. Anastasia Island today is one of the most popular tourist sites in Bulgaria. The island is located in the Bourgas Bay, just 6 kilometers from the city of Bourgas. The area of the island is 2.2 hectares.
During the communist years in the Bulgarian state, the island was called Bolshevik. In 1924, a concentration camp was founded here, from where the convicts fled to the Soviet Union in 1925. In 1958, on the basis of these events, a film was shot, entitled `` On a Small Island, '' directed by Rangel Valchanov.
Currently, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is in charge of the island, and a businessman who has built a restaurant here and hotel. The main attractions of the island of St. Anastasia are the old lighthouse and the Orthodox church.
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Topic: St. Anastasia Island in Bulgaria, Burgas resort.