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Municipality building
Razlog Piazza
Razlog lies 6 km. from Banya and is the administrative and business centre for the region. It is a rapidly developing, vibrant town offering a good range of shops, restaurants, pizzeria, Irish bar, and numerous cafes. It has a pleasant central park with pedalos on the lake for hire from the Beer Garden next to the lake. Each Monday there is a large open-air market. The town is notable for the
Kukeri rites that take place on January 1, when large processions of costumed revellers take over the centre.

Boating lake
Dobursko is 20 km. north of Banya and has the 17th century church of SS Theodore Tyron and Theodore Stratilat. The church contains an unique, infamous fresco of Christ's ascension in which Jesus is reputedly in a space rocket (!). Dobursko is also famous for carol singing
Central park; Kukeri; Jesus in a space rocket?
(koleduvane) on January 6-7th that, uniquely in Bulgaria, is performed by local women. After visitng the us in a space churches it is recommended to take a leisurely stroll to visit the Shtokaloto waterfall.