If there’s one thing we love more than apps, it’s different cultures. We have a tonne of language games helping people learn languages from all over the world. In this series, we look at some of the locations that fascinated us so much that we created language games for them. They are helpful for students, teachers, and travellers. From the last travel article published, we looked at Greece. This time, let’s take a look at Hungary.
Hungary is in Central Europe where hot springs and thermal waters abound. It has more than 1,000 hot springs which feature beautiful architecture from Greek, Roman and Turkish. Hungarians developed their bathing culture more than 2,000 years ago, and they believed on the healing effects of thermal baths.
Here are some of the hot springs you wouldn’t want to miss when you visit Hungary:
Lake Hévíz located near the south-west corner of Lake Balaton is the 2nd largest thermal lake in the world. The strong flow of water in the lake replaces its water every day. Tourists visit the place because of its reported benefits in easing rheumatic diseases and locomotor disorders.
Cave Baths of Miskolctapolca
Cave Baths of Miskolctapolca is located near Miskolc, Northern Hungary. The thermal spring within the natural cave is believed to reduce joint pain. Visitors can also enjoy pools and a sauna park outside the cave.
Szechenyi Medicinal Bath
The Széchenyi Medicinal Bath in Budapest, Hungary is known as the largest medicinal bath in Europe with two thermal springs supplying it. The thermal water composed of sulphate, calcium, magnesium, bicarbonate, fluoride acid and metaboric acid which makes it suitable for treating joint illnesses and inflammations.
Egerszalók is situated in Heves County in northeastern Hungary which is an open-air spa and village. An aquifer under the volcanic Matra Mountains supplies mineral water to the spring.
Gellért Baths are bath complex in Budapest, Hungary which are small pools that contain water from Gellért hill’s mineral hot springs. The mineral-rich water is known to cure joint illnesses, spine problems, inflammations, circulatory disturbances, asthma and bronchitis problems.
Now that’s a lot of reasons to visit Hungary. But before you plunge into those thermal baths, make sure to read more about their culture, the best season to be there and learn some Hungarian words or phrases to make your trip more exciting.
Learn Hungarian Bubble Bath is a game that can help you learn the Hungarian language easily and in a fun way. The game is divided into 63 categories and contains over 600 Hungarian words and phrases. Each word is spoken by a native speaker, so you will also know how to pronounce each word. Download it now for free!
Enjoy your thermal bath in Hungary! Élvezze termálfürdő Magyarországon!
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