The St. Hach Orthodox Armenian Church (Surp Hach) was built in 1853 by the members of the Armenian community in the city, in the same place where once a church stood in the 17th century. This is a cultural meeting point in the city, and one of the oldest religious sites in Burgas.
The St. Hach Armenian Church, located along Aleksandrovska Street, right behind the tall Bulgaria hotel, where the large casino sits.
From an architectural point of view, the St. Hach Armenian Church is an impressive building, full of beauty and built in a different style from other Orthodox churches in the city. Be sure not to miss a visit to the inside of the church, it is especially beautiful from the inside.
At a small garden across the church you can see the monument for the victims of the Armenian people.
In 1878 at a ceremony at the St. Hach Church the Russian General Lermontov participated, the one who liberated the area from the Ottoman rule. The road where the church stands is named after the general today.
Entrance is free of charge.
After a visit here you can cross the street and get a drink at an authentic Armenian cafe.
Opening hours are daily between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm.