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There are over one thousand therapeutic thermal springs in Turkey, scattered throughout the western Anatolia. In terms of a variety of sources, Turkey is unrivaled in Europe.
The ancient Romans discovered the therapeutic powers of Turkey's many thermal springs. Turkey offers the ultimate relaxation and spa experience, reflecting its unique geological and historic make up where over 1000 thermal springs abound and where the traditional Turkish hammam and massage treatments have been perfected over thousands of years.
Turkey has over one thousand thermal springs, scattered throughout western Anatolia. The spa holiday with its pampering and its health and beauty treatments may seem like a relatively new phenomenon, but the health giving properties of Turkey's natural springs have been renowned since antiquity. The Romans were well aware of the therapeutic powers of thermal springs andmineral waters, building the ancient city of Hierapolis close to the waters of Pamukkale.
With one of the best climates in the world, with a unique variety of nature, as well as one of the healthiest diets in the world, Turkey is the ideal proposal for psychological and physical health and the search for well-being
Turkey is one of the seven countries in the world in terms of thermal source richness with almost 1,500 thermal springs throughout Anatolia. Of course the existence of seismic faults make Turkey very rich in this aspect.
The temperature of Turkey's hot springs varies between 20-110 degrees Celsius, and their flow is between 2-500 litres per second.
Turkey is using only a small percentage of the country's potential in terms of mineral springs, but today the Ministry of Tourism and private investors are contributing more to spa tourism in Turkey.
Sultaniye Hot Springs, Koycegiz, Mugla
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