If you love nature and you are looking for new adventures,then don’t miss to visit the Kleptuza dam in the town of Velingrad -a beautiful place in the Bansko region. Itis one of the most impressive and mysterious natural places in the mountain of Orpheus, which are worth seeing. There is no doubt that the dam has become an emblematic place for the town and is always associated with its name.
One thing is certain for Bansko – the tourists can’t be bored here, because this winter resort offers a great variety of entertainment and services both in summer and winter. The facts speak for themselves, as every year Bansko is visited by thousands of Bulgarian and foreign tourists, which proves not only its popularity, but also the diversity of offered services.
You often visit Bansko because the town has a special atmosphere that you can’t find anywhere else. You like to visit it in all seasons. You love to walk through its winding streets, enjoy the unique cuisine of Bansko, explore the sights in the town and the surroundings, and most of all you like that you can indulge in total relaxation and various SPA procedures in one of the hotels in the town.
At about 7.5 kilometers over the Rila Monastery, at a height of 1465 meters is located Kirilova meadow, one of the most beautiful places in Rila Mountain.
The meadow is surrounded by some of the most scary and majestic peaks of Rila – Iglata, Dvuglav, Zliya zab, Kupenite and Lovnitsa, which makes it not only the ideal place for rest and picnic, but also a starting point for some of the most interesting tourist routes in Rila Mountain.
Unlike the other art schools that developed during the Bulgarian Revival Period, the school of the town of Bansko continued to develop also after the Liberation. During that time, magnificent models of iconography and woodcarving came out of the craftsmen’s hands, leaving a bright mark in the national memory.