22 km away from Sandanski, in the immediate vicinity of the natural landmark Melnik Earth Pyramids, is located Melnik – the smallest town in Bulgaria with population of only 325 residents.
Bansko has been an important cultural center where Bulgarian culture, art and spirituality are revived. The picturesque resort is home to one of the most prominent Bulgarian personalities who have left a deep trace of our history.
Before we talk about the iconic exhibition and what you can see there, we will start a little further by telling you about the building where the exhibition is housed.
Did you know that near the town of Bansko is a place that has attracted the interest of the tourists who choose the resort for their summer vacation in recent years?
Bansko is a resort popular all over the world as one of the best destinations for lovers of winter sports and there is why. The slopes in the resort are very well maintained, the season is long and the hotels offer good service to their clients.
Besides being an attractive center for all fans of ski sports and mountain entertainment, Bansko has a rich historical background and has a lot to offer to those interested in Bulgarian history. In Bansko is the home of an extremely talented Bulgarian poet who has given his life for a struggle for peace – Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov.
If you are drawn to Bulgarian history, it will be interesting to get to know the historical side of Bansko. The Bansko mountain resort can offer really much when it comes to Bulgarian historical and architectural sites.
Bansko is famous as an excellent ski destination and an international resort offering a variety of options for relaxing holidays and winter fun for everyone, for both kids and adults.
Geographical location With its 2,914 m above sea level peak Vihren is not accidentally called the pearl of Bansko. It is located in the northern part of Pirin and, more precisely, on the main ridge between Hvoynati peak and Kutelo peak, between the rivers Vlahinska and Banderitsa. It is one of the most impressive tourist destinations in […]
In Eastern Rila, near the popular resort called Borovets,soars the highest peak in Bulgaria — Musala. At a height of 2,925 m, Musala is not only the highest peak in Bulgaria but also on the Balkans, higher even than Mytikas peak(1,917 m), which rises on the mythical Olympus.