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baths Pozar

The baths of Pozar. The sources of the baths is known for its healing and relaxing the properties. The water temperature reaches the 37th C. The thermal baths of warm waters in the province Almopia Pozar, gush over thousands of years from the mountain, creating an impressive landscape with breathtaking views of Mount Kaimaktsalan. The "Garden of Eden," has prevailed as to characterized Pozar, crossed by the hot river, which springs from Mount Vora. The Baths of Loutraki or Pozar known since ancient times. Legends and discoveries are talking about using the hot water,from the period of Alexander the Great and on Roman and Byzantine period. The thermal baths is inextricably intertwined with Greek history. Looking into the distant past, there are countless references to the baths and their healing properties. Besides, the Asclepieia built next to hot springs, so that patients undergoing various treatments bath. With the beneficial properties of baths dealt the father of medicine, Hippocrates in the 5th century BC and identified the disease, for which the use of thermal waters. During the Roman era Greek doctors involved with hydrotherapy and therapeutic use in combination with diet and exercise baths and finally in the early 16th century have revived the medical baths and with scientific methodology.

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  • Uploaded on August 3, 2012
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    by Thanasis Germanos
    • Camera: NORITSU KOKI QSS-32_33
    • Taken on 2012/06/14 10:12:56