This time we will put aside the historical part of story and I will tell you about the places of interest in Marianske Lazne.
I will begin with the reason of founding this city. In the previous article I’ve told you about my version with mosquitoes. Of course, it is very funny, but really it is very far from reality. In fact, tourists are attracted not only by the beauty of parks and stunning architecture in Baroque and Empire style.
People come here because of healing springs, which come from the deep of Slavkov Forest. In contrast to Karlovy Vary springs, springs of Marianske Lazne are cold waters of shallow bedding. There are 40 springs in the city and about 100 springs in the suburbs. I will not delve deeply into the medical features and useful properties of these sources because the genre of the article will turn from popular into a scientific and the volume of text will increase appreciably.
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Marianske Lazne. The pearl of West Bohemia.
The most popular Czech spa is Carlsbad, of course. They are older and larger and more popular than other spas. But all these stereotypes work until the moment when you cross the boundaries of Marianske Lazne.
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One fine May morning someone knocked my door. Well, firstly a stranger rang the entrance door intercom and then knocked the door. It was my old comrade aviator, who returned to Prague. I cannot tell you his name because of the events, which happened after his appearance. Let us call him Havel. So we are sitting in the kitchen and having hot coffee with cold Borjomi.
Well, as usual, jokes, jokes, latest news and anecdotes.
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When you see the modern cities of Europe you could easily understand which of them had a castle. Such cities still have a pretty provincial form and an authentic medieval appearance. But the cities, which tried to excel in wealth and glory the other cities, didn’t bring their truly medieval appearance this to our time. Also large industrial enterprises are more likely to be built in such «developed» cities as Plzen.
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