Borino Tourism

Borino (Bulgarian: Борино, Turkish: Karabulak) is a village of Smolyan Province in southern Bulgaria, it is the administrative centre of Borino municipality. Borino is located at an altitude of 1140 meters (3,625 feet) in the Western Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria, the mountains of Queen Rhodope and Haemus. The village is situated in a valley, protected from wind and the elements by high mountain ridges creating a beautiful panorama. The valley surrounding the village resembles an enormous carpet, woven from hundreds of green, white, and brown plots created by potato fields and mountain meadows. The valley is criss-crossed by the brown strands of woodland roads leading visitors to wild and untouched nature. Borino is a multi-ethnic village where Turks, Bulgarians, Bulgarian-Muslims, and Roma live like neighbors, creating a unique example of ethnic tolerance. A popular saying in Borino says that neighbors, regardless of ethnicity or race, are closer than relatives. As a municipal center, Borino includes the villages of Yagodina, Chala, Kozhari, and Buinovo. Here you may find various cultural artifacts of three ethnic groups - crafts, fabrics unique in colors and patterns, costumes and folklore all of that have preserved ancient features. The municipality as a whole offers a unique, preserved local culture and wild untouched nature. You will see one-of-a-kind woven crafts with rich colors and designs, and traditional dress and folklore preserved from ancient times. The area is saturated with natural beauty and attractions. The most famous of these are the Yagodinska Cave, Devil's Throat Cave, Trigrad Gorge, and Bujnovo Gorge. There are also many places which are still known only to the local people such as Devil’s Bridge, The Old Roman Bridge – Kemera, Videnitsa Peak (the possible temple/shrine of the God Dionysus), and the Kastrakli Nature Reserve.

Wikipedia

If you are looking for travel information of Borino in Bulgaria, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Borino is Sofia. Attractions in Sofia include Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, Boyana Church, Vitosha Boulevard. Also, to reach Borino, you'll have to take a flight to Sofia; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Borino are of 1 to 2 days duration.

  • Know the pollution level of Borino before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 74.14 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Borino

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.68 USD

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