Top Ten Spa Towns

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A spa town, also known as a spa, is a kind of town located around a mineral spring that has been developed for tourist activities and to provide a clean hygienic area for health care. People come to spa towns with the purpose of taking the water for good health and rejuvenation. The top 10 spa towns in the world have been compiled in this list.


1. Bath in the United Kingdom


Bath has been very aptly named since it was constructed from the bottom up with the money made from its hot waters. It is considered to be the best spa town in the world. By the year 1978, the Bath had to be shut down due to some health concerns.


2. Baden Baden in Germany


Baden Baden is one of Europe’s best spa towns. The Baden Baden’s hot springs were first explored and used by the Romans but, that did not actually happen till the 19th century. The best part about being at the Baden Baden is that the hot waters in the pump room are absolutely free of cost for use. Facilities for a modern spa have been provided as well. They have steam rooms, hot as well as cold baths and saunas.


3. Montecatini in Italy


This swanky Italian spa town has the design of a palace and they even have formal gardens. This spa town had nine exclusive spas. The oldest spa was built in the 14th century. It was given a complete make-over in the 18th century.


4. Heviz in Hungary


This is one of the most famous spa towns in Europe. It is built on the biggest warm water lake in the world. It is believed that the mud at the bottom of the water has therapeutic and healing abilities and is used all across the country.


5. Marianske Lazne in the Czech Republic


This town in the Czech Republic has 40 natural mineral springs in a very small area. The water from these springs is believed to have medicinal properties as well and helps people suffering from diseases like kidney infections, back pain etc.


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