DARUVAR - ROMAN SETTLEMENT AQUAE BALISSAE

The earliest known settlement, located next to medicinal geothermal resources in the area Daruvarske basin dating from the 4th century BC, the archaeological findings indicate that these areas were inhabited since the Stone Age.

The earliest known settlement, located next to medicinal geothermal resources in the area Daruvarske basin dating from the 4th century BC, the archaeological findings indicate that these areas were inhabited since the Stone Age.

For the importance of the history and even today, the indisputable merit of having geothermal springs, whose healing properties known from the beginning of existence and life in these areas. Since the Roman times, when the Pannonian living here - the Celtic tribe, the Greek and Roman writers called Iasi, meaning'' Spa people'' or'' healers'', and all of the great number geotermalnihh springs with therapeutic properties. The Romans established a settlement called Aquae Balissae'' meaning'' very strong wells, ie today Daruvar. Croats settled in the area after the fall of the Western Roman Empire and founded a settlement Probatica later Podborje.

However, it is crucial for development, and the city and medicinal baths was the arrival of Count Antun Janković 1745th in this region. It is he who gave the city forms that it now has, and it has set as a spa resort. Anthony Esq. Jankovic changes Croatian name Podborje settlements in the Hungarian Daruvar, meaning Crane city or rather Crane Castle, the beautiful baroque castle which had started to build the 1771st whatever.

Count Janković inhabits his estate to the farmers and artisans from Croatian, Czech, Slovakia, Germany and Hungary. These areas are populated so again, in view of the scarce population as a result of the wars with the Turks. Settlers had been promised free land and materials to build houses. But what thus Jankovics commemorate their actions, surely build on the healing mud baths geothermal sources. Impounded by several sources and 1772nd was built first, Anthony bath. This Daruvar become one of the widely known thermal spas until spring danas.Prirodni factors were crucial for the continuity of the spa, which is the temperature of the water is 35 - 46 ° C, and a wealth of mineral mud. Effect of thermal water is physical, biological, and chemical.

Vikend Planer