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The Municipal Baths

By Filip Slezák

Abstract

The term spa is associated with water treatment which is also known as balneotherapy. Spa towns or spa resorts (including hot springs resorts) typically offer thermal or mineral water for drinking and bathing. They also offer various health treatments. The belief in the curative powers of mineral waters goes back to prehistoric times. Such practices have been popular worldwide, but are especially widespread in Europe and Japan. Day spas are also quite popular, and offer various personal care treatments

Topics: bathing; voda; lázně; koupání; water; spa
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta architektury
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:invenio.nusl.cz:215715
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