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  • Yane Sandanski Hut

    Yane Sandanski Hut

    07.01.2016Yane Sandanski Hut is the lowest altitude hut in [Pirin] mountain, sitting at just 4034 ft (1230 m) above sea level in the southern part of the Popina Luka region along the [river] valley of Glavnitsa River. The hut was ...
  • Sinanitsa Hut

    Sinanitsa Hut

    07.01.2016Sitting on the banks of Sinanishko Lake, at 7216 ft (2200 m) above sea level, is Sinanitsa Hut. Sinanitsa Hut is a massive 2-story structure that was built in 1979. The strategic location of Sinanitsa Hut makes it eas...
  • Kamenitsa Hut

    Kamenitsa Hut

    07.01.2016Kamenitsa Hut (Begovitsa) sits at an altitude of 5740 ft (1750 m) above sea level in [Pirin] on the left bank of the Kozya River. It is a massive 3-story building with 1 mansard floor. The hut has a capacity of 90. The a...
  • Demyanitsa Hut

    Demyanitsa Hut

    07.01.2016Demyanitsa Hut is located in [Pirin] mountain at 6216 ft (1895 m) above sea level, at the meeting point of the 3 rivers Strazhishka, Valyavishka and Vasilashka. Demyanitsa Hut is a large 2-story building with beds for 17...
  • Kuklite Peak

    Kuklite Peak

    07.01.2016Kuklite Peak is situated at the Kamenishko side mountain ridge in Northern Pirin. The peak towers at an impressive 8810 ft (2686 m) above sea level and has an alpine difficulty grade of climbing. A common error in hi...
  • Yalovarnika Peak

    Yalovarnika Peak

    07.01.2016Yalovarnika Peak is located on the alpine part of Northern [Pirin], more specifically along the Kamenishko side mountain ridge. The massive granite peak towers at 9069 ft (2765 m) it is characterized by its double peak. ...
  • Polezhan Peak

    Polezhan Peak

    06.01.2016Polezhan Peak is the 4th highest peak in [Pirin], coming in after [Vihren Peak], [Kutelo Peak] and [Banski Suhodol Peak] but unlike them its composition is granite. Polezhan, previously known as Mangur Tepe, is 9351 f...
  • Gazey Peak

    Gazey Peak

    06.01.2016Gazey Peak is among the most picturesque peaks in [Pirin] mountain. The peak splits off of the Polezhan side ridge - at the Gazey mountain ridge with its altitude of 9056 ft (2761 m) above sea level. This puts it in ...
  • Kamenitsa Peak

    Kamenitsa Peak

    05.01.2016Kamenitsa Peak stands at 9256 ft (2822 m) high and is the 5th tallest peak in [Pirin]. Kamenitsa is one of the most challenging and difficult to conquer summits in Pirin. The peak is an attractive point for lovers of ext...
  • Kutelo Peak

    Kutelo Peak

    05.01.2016Kutelo Peak is the 2nd tallest peak in Pirin mountain. Kutelo towers an impressive 9538 ft (2908 m) and is part of the main Pirin karst ridge. Kutelo is a long ridge consisting of 3 main peaks - Kutelo I, with its ele...
  • Velyanova Kushta

    Velyanova Kushta

    05.01.2016Velyanova Kushta was built during the 18th-19th centuries in the style typical of that time. The fortified house had set in as an architectural style due to the outlaw epidemic that surged through Bulgarian lands in the ...
  • Bezbog Hut

    Bezbog Hut

    04.01.2016Bezbog Hut sits at 7347 ft (2240 m) above sea level on the banks of [Bezbog Lake] and is one of the newest and most modern huts in Pirin. It is actually the 2nd structure built in the immediate area, since the 1st was de...
  • Gotse Delchev Hut

    Gotse Delchev Hut

    04.01.2016Gotse Delchev Hut is named after one of the most important Bulgarian revolutionaries, a leader and ideologist of the Bulgarian Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Committee - the apostle Gotse Delchev. It is situated in ...
  • Popovi Livadi Hut

    Popovi Livadi Hut

    04.01.2016Popovi Livadi Hut is located in Middle Pirin, in the Popovi Livadi area. It sits at 4631 ft (1412 m) above sea level and has 50 beds available. The hut was built in 1964. The massive two-story building has been compl...
  • Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum

    Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum

    04.01.2016Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum was turned into an actual museum back in 1952. Restoration has been done 3 times - in 1960, 1979 and 1992, with the current exposition at a very high professional level. Relatives of the ...
  • Kralev Dvor Peak

    Kralev Dvor Peak

    02.01.2016Kralev Dvor Peak is located on the southern central part of the main Pirin ridge, towering at 8790 ft (2680 m) above sea level. Kralev Dvor, unlike the majority of mountains peaks in [Pirin], is not a marble but a granit...
  • Popovi Lakes

    Popovi Lakes

    02.01.2016The beauty of Pirin mountains can literally take your breath away. But one of the greatest richest of this mountain are its picturesque [lakes]. There is a total of 186 lakes on Pirin territory, some of which are seasona...
  • Razlog Kukeri Prepare for the Traditional Carnival

    Razlog Kukeri Prepare for the Traditional Carnival

    31.12.2015The traditional Kukeri festival will be held again this year in [Razlog] and participants are doing their last-minute repetitions before the start of the show. Enthusiasts from the region will put on eye-catching biz...
  • Sveta Troitsa Church - Bansko

    Sveta Troitsa Church - Bansko

    30.12.2015Sveta Troitsa Church is one of the symbols of [Bansko], along with its tower and unique ring of the bells. Preparation for construction of the church began around 1810. The location for its construction was chosen, on...
  • Banski Suhodol Peak

    Banski Suhodol Peak

    27.12.2015Banski Suhodol Peak is one of the peaks in [Pirin] mountain. Banski Suhodol is situated in the northern part of the mountain, on the main Pirin ridge in its marble section. Banski Suhodol has a height of 9460 ft (2884...