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Sep 30, 2013

NATIONAL PARK “PIRIN” WILL HAVE A NEW VISITOR CENTER IN SANDANSKI

National Park “Pirin” will build information – educational visitor center to the Directorate in the town of Sandanski. On September 30th at 11 am, over the stadium of the town was made a first sod. The center will be built with funds from Operational programme “Environment 2007 – 2013” and it is a part from a major project carried out by National Park Directorate – “Sustainable management of National Park “Pirin”” and reserve “Tisata” worth MBGN 20.

Construction and equipment will be worth about BGN 390 000.  It is envisaged that within 3 calendar months the work to be completed. Space reserved for the building is located above the local stadium "Vihren". Visitor Information - Educational Center will be building on 3 floors, 1 of which is a subterranean. It will have multipurpose hall for visitors, projection room, and permanent exhibition about 20 interpretive modules, recreating the rich flora and fauna in Pirin.

Besides being an administrative office of Park section "Kamenica", will be used to conduct educational activities with children from the region, as well as with visiting the city, to welcome and inform the Bulgarian and foreign tourists of biodiversity in Pirin, on the most interesting natural, cultural - historical and more attractions across the Pirin region. To offer information and promotional materials for the National Park "Pirin" and the adjacent park communities.

 

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