TOUR #3 “SMOLYAN – THE BIRTHPLACE OF ORPHEUS”
Pamporovo – Historical sights inthetown of Smolayn – Pamporovo
Start: 1:00 pm (afternoon)
Visit of The Planetarium, the Church “St. VissarionSmolyanski”, Regional historical museum
The biggest Planetarium with public observatory in Bulgaria opened its doors in the town of Smolyanin 1975. The Planetarium is the town’s most frequently visited place of interest. For the past 40 years it has been visited by 2,750,000 people. The planetarium and observatory complex aims to popularize astronomical knowledge.The Planetarium offers more than 50 lecture shows in the Star Hall. Some popular tales are made into children’s shows while for the general public there are topical astronomical and special shows.
Fewstepsawayissituatedthe biggest church in the areanamedaftersaintVissarionSmolyanski.Itwasopenedin 2006 andisthesecondbiggestchurchin Bulgaria. Ithastsalsolibrary, galleryandreligiouschildrenschool.
- Price for the tour: Price per person for more than 12 people –15 EUR per person
- Duration: 4 hours
- Effort level: Easy
- Route in km: 40 km
- Date: Every day
The rate includes:
- Transport by bus
- English speaking guide in the bus during the tour
- Entrance fee for thePlanetarium
- Lunch and personal expenses