Rupite

Rupite, Petrich: Address, Rupite Reviews: 4.5/5

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desimgmG
Sofia, Bulgaria3,690 contributions
Magic place!
Nov 2019
Rupite is one of my favourite places in Bulgaria. When you go there you can feel more + energy in you which is so important in recent time, because we live in а hurry. The pics are from 28th of November 2010.
Written February 27, 2020
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Alexander V
Sofia, Bulgaria3 contributions
Great place
Aug 2019 • Friends
The place is perfect for weekend walks. Sunny and warm at the most part of the year. Nice people, fresh air.
Written December 6, 2019
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Krasimira K
1 contribution
Църковен празник
Sep 2019 • Family
A magical place that carries energy,power.A place that purifies.Whenever I visit Rupees, I am reborn.
Written September 16, 2019
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Radoslav Ivanov Bulgaria
Plovdiv, Bulgaria54 contributions
Energetic place - very peaceful and beautiful
Sep 2019 • Friends
I liked the history behind it, the cross, the extinguished volcano Kozhuh. It is quite amazing how hot the mineral springs are. Crazy!

There is also a story about the area that you must hear about - ask the locals and the people around the Baba Vanga Museum.
Written September 15, 2019
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Tatiana T
Sofia, Bulgaria40 contributions
sacred area over a million years inactive volcano Kojuh
Apr 2019 • Friends
sacred area in the crater of a million years inactive volcano Kojuh, with mineral source, where ruins of medieval city has been discovered, where lays the tomb of one of the most famous clairvoyant from previous century - baba Vanga. There is a modern church ordered and built while Vanga was still allive
Written May 3, 2019
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TerraVR
Varna, Bulgaria604 contributions
Volcanic springs
Oct 2018
The area of Rupite is "energy-loading". The place is calm, you can walk safely and take a look at the volcanic springs, the surrounding hills, the left-hand crater of the Volga Kojuh, the church with the unglaming icons of the grandmother Vanga-Petrich's prophet, as well as her house.
Pleasant and relaxing.
Written February 5, 2019
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elzowczyna
585 contributions
Amazing village with spiritual power
Jan 2019 • Couples
We visited as we wished to visit the famous birthplace of Baba Vanga. The place over-exceeded our expectations. Beautiful landscapes with a possibility to try soaking in hot thermal water. Definitely worth checking out if you're travelling in those regions.
Written January 27, 2019
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Ilia A
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Rupite – my #1 place of power
Sep 2018 • Couples
When somebody asks me about place in the world which I love the best, I certainly mention Rupite place among others. No beautiful seaside, not any snowy mountain’s picks, no famous restaurants can be found there. Honestly, there is almost nothing to attract a random stranger’s attention. I’m not really sure you will pay any attention or even notice a small road sign which points correct turn, while you are driving on the road.

Rupite is a site dedicated in about 3 hours of driving to south from Bulgarian capital Sofia and just in half an hour from Bulgarian-Greece border not far from city of Petrich. It used to be either an rural area or a small village, but now it hosts at least several very powerful attractions. To get there you must turn off from highway Sofia-Thessaloniki to Petrich then find a small road sign in the next 4-5 minutes of driving with inscription “РУПИТЕ Храмът на Ванга” (RUPITE Vanga’s church).
Exactly this church as well as other small buildings and memorial complex in honor of Vanga, who was the famous Bulgarian prophetess, is the core of entire site. I’m not sure if Vanga was really famous in the western world but plenty of people in Bulgaria, all Soviet countries and eastern Europe recognized her as famous prophetess. Many of them managed to visit this place or Vanga’s apartment in Petrich not far from to seeing her, ask her advice or prediction in hope to deal with some disease, improve business, find relatives etc. Living almost all her life in Petrich, Vanga loved Rupite probably for its very strong energy. Being very senior, absolutely blind and not too rich she moved to Ripite and spent her last years there. During this period of time she spent all her savings to build a church which was so unusual so even Christian church denied to sanctify it for a long time. Nowadays, people who believe in the power of Vanga and her church visit this place absolutely for free. They have an opportunity to get in the church and see very unusual icons as well as visit Vanga’s museum and grave.

But why did Vanga chose exactly this place? I personally believe she felt its energy and power which probably related with its location in the caldera of Kozhuh volcano. Some believe there was ancient city inhabited with giants and demolished by the volcano many hundreds of years ago. Vanga also reported she can still see this city deep underground. Nobody knows if it truth or not, but in memory of this city and the victims of the volcano the monument in shape of giant cross was built on a mountain slope. Even these days the volcano continues to boil water which fills several small warm lakes. Visitors can drink this volcano’s water using several springs or even swim or take a bath in these lakes.
Written January 11, 2019
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AndrejaKo
Maribor, Slovenia956 contributions
Overcrouded
Sep 2018 • Couples
Could be that it was Sunday afternoon, but this place was overrun with people. Road to the site is narrow, we waited for some time for a long line of cars to pass.
Parking around the church was packed. Cars, people. So we decided not to go there. We headed for the hot springs. Packed.
Did push my hand in the running water. Hot! So i would not recommend to spend to muck time in the water. You may accidently cook some body parts.

I was bothered by the crowd, because I was really up for peaceful afternoon, but for that I should have pick some other day to go there. What did disappoint me, however, was the trash an cigaret buds lying around the hot baths. People, come on.
Written October 11, 2018
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Antoaneta1990
Sofia, Bulgaria105 contributions
Spiritual and peaceful place
Aug 2018 • Couples
This place is great to relax. You can make picnic in the part. The parking is free and there are no costs. It is an interesting place to be visited. The problem is that all is in bulgarian, so a better to visit in a group with a translator.
Written August 18, 2018
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