The Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria is an indescribable beauty of mountain gorges with fast rivers, full-flowing waterfalls, famous for their uniqueness Blue lakes, health resorts, cities and settlements, known for warm hospitality, goodwill, and rich cultural heritage.
Cherek district is the largest in territory in Kabardino-Balkaria and the most sparsely populated. Here are 5 out of the 7 peaks of 5,000 meters' height in the Caucasus and the longest glacier in Europe. The Blue Lake is a unique natural sight. The legend goes about the origin of this lake among the local population. Once upon a time in Kabardino-Balkaria there lived a fearless hero Bataraz, who defeated the evil dragon in the duel. And when the dragon collapsed, a hole formed in the mountains, which then was filled with water. The dragon has been lying at the bottom of this lake and pouring tears, filling the lake with water. The water of the Blue Lake is saturated with hydrogen sulphides, but its azure color and transparency strike the imagination.
Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Cherek district,
the village of Babugent, 5-th km of Federal highways Р291 to the Blue lakes, the plant for bottling water, building 1