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Carl Abraham Hunniuse Monument

Promenaadi tn, Haapsalu, Estonia
+372 473 3248
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He discovered the magic of the Haapsalu mud

Dr.Carl Abraham Hunnius ( 1797-1851 ) paved the road to Haapsalu for those with chronic joint... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
TGaines
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Ridgefield, CT USA
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On the Promenade make a stop at the monument to Carl Abraham Hunniuse (1797-1851), who established the resort of Haapsalu. Dr, Hunnius was the first to notice that the local residents used the sea mud to find relief for their ailments and was inspired to start investigating the properties of the mud. At his initiative, the first therapeutic mud baths were established in Haapsalu in 1825. Interesting fact: Haapsalu was named an Imperial resort, and Russian Tsars Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III and Nicholas II and their families all vacationed here and took the mud baths.Come and try a Haapsalu therapeutic mud bath in the Laine and Fra Mare Spa hotels!
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9 Aug 2016
“He discovered the magic of the Haapsalu mud”
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Promenaadi tn, Haapsalu, Estonia
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+372 473 3248
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Dr.Carl Abraham Hunnius ( 1797-1851 ) paved the road to Haapsalu for those with chronic joint diseases and musculoskeletal problems. He discovered the therapeutic attributes of Haapsalu mud and founded the first mud resort in Haapsalu and Estonia. The resort was completed in 1928. In...More

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