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The Hungarian capital located in an authentic hot spring reserves, has about 186 caves registered of the total 4077 throughout the country.


Equipo de espeleólogos examinando las cuevas. Foto Nagy AttilaA team of Hungarian cavers have gained access to what is considered the world's largest underground room of hot springs. The discovery was made in the grotto János Molnár, located in the hills surrounding Budapest, local media reported.

The specialist Péter Adamko explained that the walls of the room are covered with crystals of calcium, while the underground lake is 9 feet deep and containing water at a temperature of 27 degrees.

The cave has been known since 1979 and specialists had already located thanks to modern methods of detection, although access to the great room has not been possible until early November. The discovery has caused great excitement in the scientific community, because so far, not exist in any city in the world a hot water underground lake of this size.

Zsolt Lang, mayor of the 2nd district, where the grotto is located, on the Buda side of the Hungarian capital, said they will do everything possible to declare the UNESCO world heritage cave as soon as possible, while the Ministry of Environment has promised funds for conservation.

The new hall is part of a cave system over five kilometers in length, but experts have pointed out that, for the moment, is not available to visiting tourists.

Recall that the Hungarian capital is situated on a real hot springs reserve, hence a whole underground system of caves and grottos of mineral waters with curative and medicinal properties of which the famous Baths of the city, one of the attractions of Budapest are nurtured.

According to report of József Nemeth, Director of the National Tourist Office of Hungary in Spain, at the present time are recorded about 4077 caves throughout the country, of which about 180 are in Budapest. The legislation considers all caves protected sites.

•	Examinando la cueva de aguas termales. Foto Nagy AttilaThe Danube calm down waters when in the heart of Hungary and walks majestically by Budapest and its real spas having all "glamor" as spa capital of the new Europe. Conquered by the Romans and Turks and chosen by the European nobility, know Budapest is to recreate the body and spirit in emotions and thermal pleasures. A fascinating journey through time by one of the most beautiful cities in the world, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

With a surface area of ​​525 square kilometers, the Danube - the largest river in Europe after the Volga-it crosses the city from north to south, separating the plains from the hills: Pest and Buda. Two thirds of the city occupy the left bank of the river, more modern zone Pest the remainig third is the old and stately Buddha, on the right bank. But the prodigious river permeates of poetic personality the Hungarian capital and rather than separate, it really does is link the two cities forming one.

The capital Budapest is rich in both natural beauty and historical. Water is an heritage value as the Danube, mountains, caves, hot springs, and the evidence of civilizations that preceded the Romans. In the city of Buda and the ancient (Roman) Aquincum Roman relics are preserved and the hot springs where the Roman legionaries bahted still flowing in hot springs.

Budapest known as the "Paris of the East", is the only city in the world with over 130 medicinal mineral water springs with healing effects. Precisely these hot springs are one of the attractions of the Hungarian capital, highlighting spa architecture with influence of Roman culture and the purest Ottoman style, with copper domes, beautiful mosaics and the charasteristic half moon on top.

For a relaxing holiday nothing better than walking through Budapest. Route for their Royal Spas. A tourist-thermal itinerary of original design that includes a tour of the Roman and Turkish baths of the Hungarian capital, among which are the emblematic Gellért and Rudas, on the banks of the Danube and declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Gruta subterránea de agua termal en Budapest. Nagy Attila


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