Showing posts with label Cave Lake. Show all posts
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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Tapolca, Cave Lake (Tavasbarlang)


Tapolca
is a town in Veszprém county, Hungary, Located 12 km's from the Balaton in the basin named after the town itself..

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The Cave, which is a unique spectacle in Central-Europe, can be found in the heart of Tapolca. It was discovered in 1902 during a well-digging and ten years later it opened for the visitors.

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The liwer chambers and some parts of the upper corridors of the three level cave-taken shape by caristic water- is covered by 19 centigrade degree water. This is a 300 meter long reach which can be travelled around by boat. In the clear water the paths that lead ti the lower chambers also clearly can be seen.

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The healing power of of the Cave's special climate have been known for a long time. The extremely clean air, the relatively constant temperature ( 14-16 degree) and the vapour content 100 % is a great help in treatment of the patients suffer from allergy, asthma or respiratory illnesess. In order to be able to do this another branch the Hospital-cave is used. This was discovered in1925.
(Source: www.tapolca.hu)

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The official website of the cave you can find here.