New Visitor Information and Education Center under Directorate of “Pirin National Park” was opened in Bansko. The center was established under the project “Sustainable management of the National Park Pirin” and forest reserve “Tisata”, financed by the Operational Programme “Environment 2007 – 2013”. The project worth about 630,000 Levs.
The opening ceremony of the Visitor Information Centre was held on 12.10.2015at 11:00 am in the town of Bansko, at the exit of the town towards “Vihren” chalet. At the opening were invited representatives of regional and municipal administrations, government institutions, principals and teachers from schools in Bansko, media representatives and NGOs.
The center has a hall for visitors, a projection room and a permanent exhibition with interpretive modules recreating the rich flora and fauna in the Pirin mountain.