Near the town of Rupite, in southern Bulgaria, there is an extinct volcano crater. In the area, there are several thermal springs that form lakes, in which tourists swim. It was right here where a famous clairvoyant Baba Vanga lived. Her advices to manage even the Bulgarian communists. According to legend, at the age of six years, she met an angel, who gave her the choice between the eyes and clairvoyance. She chose clairvoyance and later she became famous for healing of the people. She advised a total of 7000 predicted events from wich 80 percent were correct. In the area of the church you can find her grave.
Rupite includes a small mountainous protected area in the part Blagoevgrad Province, about 10-12 kilometres northeast of Petrich.
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