Park Dancing Bear Attractions Bansko Travel Guide

Park of dancing bears

Park of dancing bears was created in Bulgaria, in g. Bansko, in 1999 by the efforts of the Foundation for the Protection of Wildlife Objects «Four paws» and the Famous French Actress Breedo Foundation. About 20 bears are collected in this park for the purpose of their rehabilitation and return to nature. Park area is 12 hectares from the municipality of Belitz, who were specially allocated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Bulgaria.

The first residents of the reserve became Bears Marianna, Stefan and Kalinka, brought to the park of dancing bears in 2000. Once they captured cruel people who were trying to teach them a rough way and brutal training to dance. Dancing bears – It is quite old entertainment for the people when conducting public and national holidays, fairs and other festivities. Brown bears, due to the mass popularity, today are on the verge of extinction. It was in this regard that the Park-abode was created, located on a well-protected territory, where «Four paws» Plans to place all the liberated dancing brown bears in Bulgaria with full provision of their free existence.

Park Dancing Bear Attractions Bansko Travel Guide

Park of dancing bears is located 1200 meters above sea level, in the Rila Mountains. You can get to the reserve from Sofia (180 km south) and from g. Belitsa (11 km).

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