Obidim Tourism

Obidim (Bulgarian: Обидим) is a village (село) in southwestern Bulgaria, located in the Bansko Municipality of the Blagoevgrad Province in Pirin mountain 15 kilometers southeast of Bansko and 52 km southeast of Blagoevgrad. As of 2006 it has 141 inhabitants. The village was founded in the 14th century. During the Ottoman rule, the local population strongly preserved the Bulgarian patriotic spirit and as a result the village was burned down in 1903 and 1912 when it was finally liberated. In the land of the village has a total of 13 churches, chapels, iconostasis and a monastery. Church of Saint Nicholas Chudotvorets was built in 1842 and consecrated in 1843. Obidim Peak on Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica is named after the village.


This warm abode of Obidim is a delightful place to visit in Bulgaria. The nearest major city to Obidim is Sofia. Attractions in Sofia include Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, Boyana Church, Vitosha Boulevard. A holiday in Obidim can generally be of 1-2 days.

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

    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Obidim for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Obidim.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 68.01 (High)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.06 (Very Low)
    • 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 Obidim

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.69 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.7 USD

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