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Törökszentmiklós - Gyógyvizű Strandfürdő
 

5200- Törökszentmiklós
Wesselényi utca 49.

 


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You may refresh your self in a beautiful, romantic place if you visit the spa of Töröksentmiklós. This spa is situated in a large park with some old trees around. Bathing here is mostly recommended for those who some kind of backbone problems or joint problems. Besides the thermal pools there is a small pool for the children and also a fishpond and a camping.

History

This place is very rich in archeological finds. One found here finds from the Great Migrations. You may see these in the Damjanich Museum in Szolnok.


The first source which mentioned the name of Törökszentmiklós dates back to the 13C. During Turkish times it became part of the Ottoman Empire. They built a castle and a mosque here. You could still see the ruins of these in Törökszentmiklós in the 19C. After Turkish times it became the property of the Almássy family, a famous Hungarian noble family. Their stud was the most famous all around Hungary. Some people say this was the beginning of the history of Törökszentmiklós.


During the 20C it developed very quickly after it was united with some neighboring settlements. This was the time when Törökszentmiklós got the title of a town. Agriculture and food industry is the most important in the life of the town, but in recent years tourism is also getting more and more important.

Place of interest


After refreshing your self you should take a walk in the town to see some great buildings, or interesting exhibitions.


On Arnold square you can see a great old Catholic Church. This imposing building was designed by Sándor Aigner. The Calvinist Church was built in the 18C in baroque style. This is the oldest building in town and has some interesting wall paintings in Kalocsai style.


You should also visit the castle of the Almássy family. This building complex was built in the 19C in eclectically style. You may ride the horse here if you would like to. It is also worth to see the stake here. Try to get some information about these before traveling. Inside the castle you may see some displays about the stud.


If you like to know more about the history of Törökszentmiklós, you should visit the local history museum.

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