“A city is perfect only, when there is a bath in it” – said Abu Sir, one of the first Arabic historians.
· ROMAN BATH – A wonderful symbol of the village of Banya, preserved over the centuries and withstood the vicissitudes of time is the preserved from Roman times mineral bath, known as Old Bulgarian (Roman) bath, built in typical Roman style. The mineral springs become a mark of prestige not only for healing purposes, but also for entertainment and fun. Distance from hotel Mineral 56 (walking) –550m., 6 minutes (N 41.878144, E 23.524664)
· THE TURKISH BATH - Distance from hotel Mineral 56 (walking) – 450 m., 5 minutes (N 41.880128, E 23.528772)
· ETHNOGRAPHIC–HISTORICAL MUSEUM - Distance from hotel Mineral 56 (walking) – 230 m., 3 minutes (N 41.882168, E 23.525498)
· THE PAINTED CHURCH - The Painted Church is located in the foothills of Northern Pirin, 7km southwest from Razlog - Distance from hotel Mineral 56 (by car) – 15 minutes, (N 41.859686, E 23.412377)
· THE CHURCH IN THE VILLAGE OF DOBARSKO (The church “St. St. Teodor Tiron and Teodor Stratilat”), the village of Dobarsko is located 20 km from Bansko. It is located high in the Razlog valley in the Rila Mountains with picturesque views of the Pirin and Rhodope. Today the church is among the cultural monuments protected by UNESCO. Distance from hotel Mineral 56 (by car) – 20 minutes – 14 km;
· The Dancing Bear Park is located in South Rila in the area of Andrianov Chark, at a distance of 20 km. from Banya village. The first dancing bears Mariana, Stefan, Kalinka and Stanka are housed in the park. The most famous dancing bear Gosho and his brother Bobi, also live in the park. Distance from hotel Mineral 56 (by car) – 30 minutes, 25 km.
· The Vihren hut is situated in the Pirin Mountain, on a rock threshold on the left shore of the river Banderitsa on an altitude of 1950 m. Coordinates: N 41.7566513, E 23.4167054, Distance from hotel Mineral 56 – 42 minutes, 23 km.
· Bezbog hut - /2240 m. Altitude / is in the heart of Pirin, beautifully situated on the coast of a lake among a panoramic view of high mountain peaks. Distance from hotel Mineral 56 – 30 minutes
· Gostun village – the village that carries the spirit of the memorial 1912 year. Old Macedonia house - Witness of the years and the vicissitudes of history. Lonely, beautiful and proud. www.gostun.com
Distance from hotel Mineral 56 – 30 minutes by car.