Marianske Lazne

Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic
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Many people take breaks to relax and enjoy a trip that will allow them to be pampered and experience a life of leisure. This is exactly what you will experience in Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic. This is a city of spas and natural mineral springs. Maianske Lazne is the second largest spa in the Czech Republic with construction of original baths dating back to the 19th century. Many have come and enjoyed a leisurely time in their spas and relaxing activities.

The reason why people are so drawn to this place is because of the fine mixture of nature and architecture which everyone appreciates. The town has a hundred mineral springs that have a high carbon dioxide content as well as iron. When you go there, the pseudo Baroque Colonnade welcomes you as it is the main promenade leading to the spa. It is also an important and historical monument in the place.

Since the springs are built in the colonnades, there are some prominent ones that merit your visit as you go there. The most famous being The Cross Spring wherein a monumental pavilion has this copula that bears a patriarchal cross and columns which make for interesting viewing. The interesting part is that the mineral water that springs out from it actually has a strong laxative effect and has been used in curative baths and drinks.

The great thing about visiting a city spa such as Marianske Lazne is that you get to unwind during your travels. Travelling can be very stressful and it can be extremely tiring with all the sightseeing and walking. So a break in the spa can help rejuvenate you as you continue on in your travels.

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