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Keceli Gyógyfürdő
 

6237- Kecel

 



You may spend some nice days in a town, which is famous for its festivals, if you visit the spa of Kecel.


The water contains alkali-hydrogen-carbonic, iodide and bromide, thus it is mostly recommended for those who have some kind of motor disease, rheums or some joint problems. Nowadays there are two thermal pools in the small complex.

History

The first source which mentions the name of the Kecel dates back to the 12C. During the Tatar and after, the Turk invasion, this land became deserted. In the 18C it was the property of the archbishop of Kalocsa, who gave some privileges for those people who settled here. In the 19C Kecel developed and its inhabitants slowly became real citizens. New schools and a new parish all were built, the railway was laid down. It became a town in 1993.

Place of interest


After refreshing your self in the spa, you should walk around the town, and get to know more about its traditions and history.


Kecel is not only famous for some great festivals but also for its wine. Don’t miss to taste this during your stay in the town!


Before traveling you should get some information about the festivals. Usually the Reaper-, Harmonica- and Wine-Beer Festival is held in the first days of July. The Carriage Driving Competition used to bee held by the end of July. And the great Flower Festival and Competition is in December.


You should also take a walk to the two famous fountains of Kecel. One of which moves a 9 quintal stone and the other known as the fountain of Roman Gods and Goddesses.


If you are interested in military history, there are some great exhibitions in Kecel you can visit, like the Pintér Factory’s Military Museum and the Military Park.

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