St Paul blessed the mineral water of Ognyanovo

Its not a secret that Bulgaria is rich in healing mineral water. But almost no one knows that St Paul himself blessed one of them.  The significance of the springs in Ognyanovo was found from the Romans. Emperor Trajan build the town Nicopolis ad Nestum to honour the victory over the Dacians in 105-106 AD. And the history of the situated near by mineral baths has begun.   st paul blessed mineral water ognyanovo   Today many people go to the village near the town of Goce Delchev to heal musculoskeletal system diseases, functional disorders of the nervous system and chronic gynecological conditions.   st paul blessed mineral water ognyanovo   If you go there for a spa weekend or balneotherapy you can combine the swimming in the pools of mineral water with visiting different attractions in the region like the ruins of the Roman town Nicopolis ad Nestum. There you can see the remains of two Christian basilicas, the foundations of public buildings and cultural facilities. And of course an ancient bath house provided with a spacious changing room (apoditerium), a cool pool (frigidarium) and a hot pool (caldarium).   st paul blessed mineral water ognyanovo     Not only because St Paul teach Christianity in the past today you can say a prayer and light a candle in a lot of unique churches around. You can visit the Monastery of Great Martyr St George the Victorious in the town of Hadzhidimovo rebuilt in the 19th century and a lot of other churches from that period. There are also a lot of natural attractions in the region – the beautiful Kremen lakes, over 600 years old plane Trees in the village of Garmen, Thracians rithual places and architectural reserves like Kovachevica.   Booking spa hotels in Bulgaria

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My greatest pleasure in life is to travel. Undoubtedly there are a lot of amazing places around the world worth visiting at least once in life. However, Bulgaria is such a place where you will wish to come back again and again. In every season and every region of this small country, you can find unique wonders. So share my travels.