Bansko

Neofit Rilski House Museum, Bansko

Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad District

It was opened in 1981 in connection with the death centenary of Neofit Rilski, the founder of secular education in Bulgaria and the country’s first encyclopaedist.
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Nikola Vaptzarov House Museum, Bansko

Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad District

It is one of the earliest museums in the Pirin region, operational since 1952. It was the home of the great Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov. Read more

Holy Trinity Church, Bansko

Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad District

The Holy Trinity Church and especially its tall belfry have become a symbol of Bansko as one of the most attractive mountain resorts, ...
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Belfry, Holy Trinity Church, Bansko

Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad District

The construction of the belfry started 15 years after the inauguration of the church, in 1850. The bell tower was built under the supervision of Master Gligor Doyuv, known among the locals as Gligata. Read more

Assumption of Virgin Mary Church, Bansko

Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad District

The church was built around the 12th – 14th century on top of the foundations of a medieval church destroyed during the Ottoman invasion. Read more

Velyan's House, Bansko

Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad District

It is located near the central square of the town and the Holy Trinity Church. The building is an example of the architectural style of fortified houses of the Bulgarian Revival Period (at the turn of the 18th century). Read more

Bansko School of Painting Icon Exhibition

Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad District
GPS: 41.835915, 23.488619

The exhibition is set in the oldest house in the town of Bansko built in 1749. Since 1986 it has been a permanent icon exhibition featuring samples of the Bansko Iconographic School ... Read more

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