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The Geyser in Sapareva Banya

     The geyser in Sapareva Banya is one of the hottest in the world (103o). It is the only one in continental Europe and it is the most temperamental in the world – it erupts at intervals of 5-6 sec. and is the easiest to approach.


     It was found in 1957, when drilling. Its capacity is 18 l/sec. The height of the water column is 18 meters and rises from a depth of 75 m.


     During the summer evenings many multi-colored lights are tuned on, making it very impressive.


     It is about 59 km from Kyustendil to the geyser.

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Do you know that:

  • Hissarluka used to be completely deforested, but at the end of XIX and the beginning of XX century under the guidance of the forester Jordan Mitrev a coniferous forest was started.
  • During the period 1371-1395 Kyustendil was the capital of Velbuzhd’s region.
  • in the period 1952 - 2010 in the theater of Kyustendil 323 plays by 190 authors were performed .