Handicrafts Folklore Nature

Hadzhidimovo municipality is situated in Southwest Bulgaria. The town lies in the Mesta River valley, surrounded by the heights of Rila, Pirin, Slavyanka, Shilka, Bozdag, and the Western Rhodopes Mountains. Hadzhidimovo has long history. Near the city is situated a chapel "St. Dimitar". In the village of Koprivlen is situated the ancient settlement "Kozluka". In the city Hadzhidimovo is located late antique medieval castle "St. Dimitar". Although the town is located in a Mediterranean climate region, temperatures quite often fall below 0° in winter, and the summers are hot with temperatures sometimes reaching 45° Celsius.

Interesting Objects in Municipality Hadzidimovo





Culture & Traditions

Tourists Objects


Late Antiquity and Medieval Fortress "ST. Dimitar" - Teshovo

The fortress is situated on a steep hill overlooking the surrounding terrain, called St. Dimitar by the name of the chapel of the same name built on the remains of the ancient object.

To date, the ruins of the fortress facilities with towers and separate buildings are visible on the site. The fortress that has been built for defensive purposes has existed over a long period of time and has undergone several modifications and changes. The most remarkable are the remains of two fortress walls (Proteychism), dating from the time of the late antiquity (IV-VI century), preserved in places up to 2.00 meters high.


Monastery "St. Great Martyr George the Victorious" - Hadzidimovo

Monastery "St. Great Martyr George the Victorious" is a Bulgarian monastery built on a hill near the town of Hadzhidimovo on an old Christian sanctuary.

The Hadzhidimov’s monastery is the third largest in Southwestern Bulgaria. Studies of the area show that even before the fall under Ottoman rule around 1290 a Christian sanctuary dedicated to St. George the Victorious was built there. In the Ottoman conquest around the middle of the 14th century, the temple was burned several times by the invaders, and later abandoned and completely forgotten. So it was gradually forgotten and no special tribute was given.


Medieval Tower - Teshovo

The tower is located in the center of the village. According to the stories told by local residents centuries ago the tower had seven floors.

It has a square plan with a side of 7.50 m and height of 13.50 m. Built on a rocky terrain by broken, semi-stones. The bond is of white mortar. The entrance of the tower is made of well-cut stone blocks. Inside the floors were made of wooden beams. On the southern, eastern and western facade there are warriors, and in the embankment are found bricks from heating facilities. The tower is supplied with water that has been brought up to the top floor. There are pipes and sewage, wider than the other.


Guests of the hotel have access to its wide variety of outdoor activities, including hiking and fishing. Hotel Gradinata has 18 well-appointed rooms that are accompanied by a variety of essential amenities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. Those staying at the hotel can sit down to a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant.


Baneva House features luggage storage, swimming pool,  a currency exchange and a playground. There are a range of amenities available to those staying at Baneva House, including a terrace and room service. There are 4 rooms at Baneva House, each offering all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. For those wishing to explore the great outdoors, the guest house is close to popular fishing and scenic spots.e, including a terrace and room service. There are 4 rooms at Baneva House, each offering all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. For those wishing to explore the great outdoors, the guest house is close to popular fishing and scenic spots.



Maribel Spa Hotel offers a comfortable setting while in Hadzhidimovo. It also provides a playground. The hotel has 20 rooms that are fitted with all the essentials to ensure an enjoyable stay. On-site dining options include a restaurant, which is an ideal spot to have a meal. 




Beyond the Strongest Imagination

In the small village of Banichan, Gotse Delchev area in the Pirin mountains there has survived a unique Bulgarian national tradition: hand knitting of wool socks with ornaments. This is not ordinary hand knitting of socks from natural wool, it is a vibrant combination of colours and ornaments which have certain significance and bring information about the day-to-day life and perceptions of the Bulgarians from the past.

Uniqueness and Idiosyncrasy

There is no other village with five churches, two mineral springs, two rivers and such a beautiful women’s folk dress. This is a place which has concentrated in itself uniqueness and idiosyncrasy. This is a noble place which can be appreciated by people with self-confidence and rich emotional life, who respect themselves, the values of life and the magic of our natural and cultural heritage.




Culture & Traditions

3 Stars Hotels Near Banichan

The best luxury hotels!


Hotel complex "DELTA" has its own mineral spring water which is used for healing purposes during the Roman time. Ognyanovo mineral water is about 35 degrees, clear, colorless, slightly mineralized and low total hardness. The main pool has a size 25/10 and is suitable for use throughout the year.


Set within the scenic parkland of Ognyanovo, Twin House Ognyanovo offers comfortable accommodation and a full range of facilities, including a playground.There are 10 rooms at the guest house, each offering all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. 


 Hotel "Elegance Spa" is a wonderful place for your holiday where the comfort and elegant style are complemented by excellent service. "Elegance Spa" offers single, double and triple rooms, each with a private balcony offering panoramic views of the mountains and a near by rowing base.

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The hand-embroidered map of cultural and natural identity Banichan village


Embroidered Pano - Map (Size – 70x100sm)

Territory of village Banichan with area of 13.1 square kilometers, located in the valleys of the majestic Pirin and Rhodope Mountains. Small and unique land of nature, culture, traditions and rituals is this "living map" of the village Banichan. The map is the lesson in patriotism for the preservation and perpetuation fortitude to not disappearing ancestral memory and originality. The map is a culture product with social effect. The map connects us to the longest and most difficult bird migration of 12,000 kilometers, only one direction of the migratory route of the white stork, which nests here since the village exists. It recreates 23 symbols and 23 unique embroidery relics of Banichan’s woman suits. They are reproduced from approximately 900,000 stitches made up of about 5000 m natural cotton thread. The time required to develop a six month nonstop work of 3 people tailors (ages '11, '50 and '55).