The Kovacova thermal swimming pool is located in the valley of the Hron river on the eastern foot of the Kremnicke pohorie (hills), 5 km from the town of Zvolen. Visitors can find here an attractive environment, pools for swimmers, for non-swimmers and children, sportsgrounds for sports and games, and sufficient number of refreshment and catering facilities.
One of the largest bathing complexes in Europe, the premier medicinal bath of Pest. Its thermal springs were discovered in 1879; they are the deepest and hottest (74 - 75 C.) thermal wells in the capital. The neo-Baroque baths were built in 1913, the swimming pool in 1927. The open-air sections with their pleasantly warm waters are equally popular in winter.
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In 10 years of fighting Agamemnon, (the king of Mycenae, came to Troy for battle to get Helen) sent his wounded warriors to this famous thermal springs for sword wounds, cures, rest and relaxation in 1400 B.C. Overlay shows Agamemnon's spring area which is now Balcova Thermal Spa Center. Image overlay in color. Izmir, Turkey.
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