The church of the Holy Trinity, built in 1835, is the largest and the richest in mural paintings in the entire region.
Bansko is also emerging as a leading winter resort; the two main ski-centres of the town are Chalin Valog (low altitude) and Shiligarnika (high altitude).
Pirin Folk and the International Jazz Festival are ... More the popular music festivals hosted by the city, which feature top international artists and attract several local as well as foreign visitors.
Bansko is characterised by a transitional continental climate. Summers are hot, while winters are cold and snowy. The place can be visited any time of the year.
Bansko is a historical city and archaeological evidence points to its existence as early as the Roman Empire. Earlier a part of the Ottoman Empire, it ... More was merged with Bulgaria after the First Balkan War.
The city is an evolving tourist hub and an important cultural as well as administrative centre of Bulgaria. It presents a unique blend of rich and well-preserved historical heritage and contemporary architecture.
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