Zheleznovodsk: sights and resorts
In the north of the Caucasian Mineral Waters(eco-resort region) is the green resort of Zheleznovodsk. Its name is due to the reddish-rusty color of the mineral waters. The construction of the settlement began in the early 19th century. Before that time, Cossack settlements were located here.
It's warm here, but there's no hot heat. Beautiful nature, remoteness from ecologically polluted zones, saturation of air with oxygen and phytoncides - and this is not all the advantages that can be characterized by Zheleznovodsk. Attractions help to make rest not only curative, but also cognitive.
Despite the fact that Zheleznovodsk is a smalltown, there is something to see. The main sights of the city are mineral springs, among them the Slavic spring. Its temperature reaches 55 degrees Celsius. In the whole resort it is considered to be the hottest. This water is used in the treatment of many diseases. Looking at Zheleznovodsk, its sights, you can visit the Smirnovka spring. Its direction is the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and metabolism. The source was named after the famous doctor with the same name.
But mineral springs are not allZheleznovodsk. Attractions include in their list and a number of other attractive places, among which is Mount Zheleznaya. From its foot to the peak is a trail of terrenkur, the length of which is up to 3 kilometers. At its base along the whole diameter lies an asphalt road 4 km long. At the very top is an observation deck.
An interesting place is the Pushkin Gallery,located in the central part of the Medical Park, near the palace of the Emir of Bukhara. Outwardly, the building looks like a fairy-tale castle. Currently, one of the sanatoriums is located here.
Visiting the city of Zheleznovodsk,attractions can be supplemented with such an interesting place, as Zheleznovodsky Park. It lies on the eastern side of Mount Zheleznaya. The foundation date is 1825. It is recommended to pay attention to the Cascade ladder, which leads from Smirnovsky spring downwards, towards the decorative lake. It is dated in 1935. You can visit the Museum of Local Lore, located on Lermontov Street, and the Karpovs' house. This structure is a page from Lermontov's life. It was from here that he went to a duel.
Tours to Zheleznovodsk can be purchased in manytravel agencies. Prices for them range from 1000 to 4400 rubles. The least cost are vouchers for balneotherapy. On its base, the main spa balneophysiotherapy procedures are performed. Slightly more expensive are trips to the health resort Dubrava. It is located on the western side of Mount Zheleznaya, near the Zheleznovodsk Park. On its territory is its own pump room of mineral water.
To the most popular resorts of the city you can safelyto attribute the health resort of Telman (Zheleznovodsk, Lermontov 2A). The main medical direction here is treatment of stomach diseases. There are also procedures aimed at restoring metabolism, treating diseases of the nervous and cardiovascular systems. More than 50 kinds of analyzes are performed here. The list of therapeutic procedures includes mud cure with application of sulphate mud mud. Part of the procedures contain hydrotherapy with mineral waters, baths, inhalations. One of the buildings of the sanatorium is located in the castle of the Emir of Bukhara. Three meals a day are offered to holidaymakers. And the infrastructure of the sanatorium allows you to spend your leisure time interestingly.