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Skakavitsa Hut is named after the area in which is situated in the steep peak of Kabul in Skakavishki Valley. It is Bulgaria's first alpine hut. It was built back in 1922 but burned in 1951. Several years later the same place was built the present lodge. The building is a solid three-storey building with a capacity of 100 people. Seats are distributed on two floors in rooms with two to five beds, the bathrooms are shared. The hut has electricity, water and well heated by stoves. On the first floor is the hall for group events, and the ground floor is a restaurant, shop for food items and souvenirs, you will find ski. Adjacent to the inn has a ski track and playground. Only half an hour from the chalet are Skakavitsa Lakes. They are nestled in the foothills of the Rila Mountains, a group of seven lakes of glacial origin. Located 2,500 meters altitude in the northwestern part of the mountain. The choice of the names of the lakes was not random, each of the lakes is associated with his name on a particular feature. The lake known as "tear" is famous for its crystal clear waters that allow visibility in depth, it is situated at the highest. "The Eye" is the deepest lake visiting Bulgaria. Lake "kidney" has the steep banks, and "Gemini" is the biggest lake area in the group. Lake "Trefoil" is irregular in shape, "Fish Lake" is the most shallow and "Lower Lake" is located at low, it is flowing water leaking from the other lakes.