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Parádfürdői Állami Kórház
 

3244- Parád
Kossuth L. u. 221.

 


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You may refresh your self in a spa of high standard if you visit the spa of Parádfürd?. The water is an alkali-hydrogen-carbonic medicinal water which contains sulphat, thus it is recommended for those who have some kind of joint or respiratory problems. It can bee used also as drinking cure for some kind of stomach problems. Besides the thermal pools different kinds of treatments are also available.

History

The first source which mentioned the name of Prádfürd? dates back to the 16C. Its owners were all famous Hungarian noble families from the beginning, like the Rákózi, Károlyi, Grassalkovich or the Orczy families.


In the 18C one found the water which contained alum, and soon the first alum factory was built. The first bathing facilities were built at the same time, so this place has a 250 years old history of bathing culture.

Place of interest


After refreshing your self in the spa, you should take a walk in Prádfürd? to see some of its imposing buildings and get to know more about this land and its inhabitants.


This land is inhabited by a special Hungarian ethnical group, the Palóc people. If you would like to know more about them, don’t miss to visit the Palóc Folk Museum in Parádfürd?.


If you like to see how rich noble people used to live here, you should take a walk to the former Károlyi castle. Its stable is known as “Fancy Stable”, and you’ll probably understand why, when you see it. This great building complex was designed by Miklós Ybl a famous Hungarian architect. You can also see displays about blacksmiths here.


Around the spa and the castle there are some great and peaceful parks, where you can take a pleasant walk after refreshing your self in the spa.


If you have the time, it is also worth to explore the surrounding land, take some excursions in the surrounding mountains. It is a perfect place to take a rest after traveling around the town!

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