LIKĖNAI SPRING (SMARDONE)

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Likėnai Spring (Smardone) is the largest sulphur spring of karst origin in Lithuania, which has been renowned for its medicinal properties since ancient times. The sinkhole reaches a depth of 15 to 17 m, the average temperature of the spring is about +7° to +7.50 °C. Locals and visitors swam in the water of Smardone, kept their aching limbs in the water, washed their eyes, and drank the water to treat the internal organs. In 1890, for a short time, a spa resort was opened in Smardone, where patients were treated; the resort was restored in 1938.

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Lithuania

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Sėla

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