Bad Soden (also: Bad Soden am Taunus) is a town and spa in the Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse, Germany. Population 21,412 (2005).
Bad Soden is a popular residential town for commuters working in Frankfurt am Main. It is known for its various springs, which contain carbonic acid gas and various iron oxides. The waters are used both internally and externally, and are widely exported. Soden lozenges (Sodener Pastillen), condensed from the waters, are also in great demand. Bad Soden has a large and well-appointed Kurhaus, an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, and a small hospital. It also has a residential building by the architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Bad Soden has two Districts: Altenhein am Taunus and Neuenhein am Taunus
- Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, worked in Bad Soden before moving to the Netherlands with his family.
- Sabine Winter, German player of table tennis, was born in Bad Soden.
- Thomas Kramer
- Yannika Neukranz, well known Polo Player
New park with Catholic Church
"Badehause" - The bathhouse
The "Königsteiner Straße"
References in Literature
In Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, the Scherbatskys retire to Bad Soden to cure Kitty's illness.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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