Teplice nad Bečvou
|Teplice nad Bečvou|
Spa building and hotel
|• Total||3.75 km2 (1.45 sq mi)|
|Elevation||333 m (1,093 ft)|
|• Density||94/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Postal code||753 01|
The municipality covers an area of 3.75 square kilometres (1.45 sq mi), and has a population of 354 (as at 3 July 2006).
The town is known primarily as a spa resort, it specializes in cardio-rehabilitation for clients with the emphasis on prevention of heart attacks and strokes. The spas have existed in Teplice nad Bečvou since the 16th century. A unique medicinal mean are baths in the alkali earthy acidulous water with a high content of carbon dioxide.
The aragonite caves
The Zbrašovské aragonite caves are located in the spa district, and are opened to the public. Earlier geysers of hot acidulous water created stalagmites; little shrublets and doughnut shaped aragonite mineral formations can also be observed.
- Leaflet from the cave administration of the Czech republic, 2012.
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