Sapareva Banya Travel Guide

  • Bulgaria, Sapareva Banya, Geyser
    Bulgaria, Sapareva Banya, Geyser
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  • Bulgaria, Sapareva Banya, remains from Germania
    Bulgaria, Sapareva Banya, remains from...
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  • Bulgaria, Sapareva Bania, Geyser
    Bulgaria, Sapareva Bania, Geyser
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Sapareva Banya Things to Do

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    by Childish Written May 16, 2006

    In the St. Nikola church's yard there are some remains from the Roman city Germania (today's Sapareva Banya).
    Belisarius - the general of Emperor Justinian (Byzantine Empire) was born in Germania.
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    by Childish Updated May 16, 2006

    Sapareva Banya is famous in Bulgaria for its mineral water. But the main attraction there is the geyser.
    There is an active gayser with the hottest mineral water (103.8° С) on the Balkan peninsula. It sprays mineral water 10-18 meters into the air every 15-20 seconds.

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    by Childish Written May 16, 2006

    Built in 12th century, renovated in 1937.
    In the yard there are remains from the Roman Empire - Germania.
    In 1838 when there was an attempt for building of a new church foundations of an older and bigger church are found around the St. Nikola church, probably destoyed by the Ottomans.

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Sapareva Banya Off The Beaten Path

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    by Childish Updated May 19, 2006

    If you like walking/hiking in the mountains, there is a route - Sapareva Bania - Panichishte - Skakavitsa - Seven Rila Lakes.
    Near the hut Skakavitsa, in a 20-minutes walk distance, there is a waterfall.

    From Skakavitsa hut you may take
    - the green marked way to Hut 'Sedemte Rilski Ezera' (Seven Rila Lakes Hut) - 1hours
    or
    - the red marked way to the third Rila Lake and then to the Hut Ivan Vazov (2.5 hours walk)

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