Balçova Thermal Complex - The Balçova Thermal pools

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BALÇOVA - İZMİR -TURKEY Altitude: 25 m

The Balçova hot springs are located on the site of the Baths of Aga­memnon, known in antiquity for the therapeutic qualities of the wa­ters. According to a legend, Agamemnon was advised by an oracle to bring soldiers who had been wounded during the campaign against Troy to the sulfur-rich waters of these natural hot springs. Balçova is situated to the west of the Aegean port of İzmir.

 

Capacity

The Balçova hot springs flow from two exploratory wells at a rate of 28 liters per second. The facilities can accommodate 3,456 bath-days and 3,456 beds on the basis of 600 liters per person per day per bath.

 

Physlo-chemical characteristics and indications:

The Balçova hot springs are composed of sodium chloride and cal­cium bicarbonate. With 62 to 8000 water temperature and 6.4 PH, Balçova hot springs contain 1,369 mg/It minerals.

These hot springs are recommended for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, digestive maladies, post-injuries and post-operational problems, calcification and metabolic disorders.

 

Treatments and accommodation

The Balçova hot baths complex, with a total capacity of 3,000 per­sons per day, provides hot mineral pools and baths, offers patient therapy pool, sauna, massage, underwater massage, physical exer­cise, electro-therapy and physical therapy. The complexes incorpor­ate a three-star hotel with 435 beds, a four-star hotel with 624 beds and a new park. More information. Balçova Termal

 

 

 

 

Climatic conditions in İzmir.

Average monthly temperatures (ºC)

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9   10   11    16   20  25   28     27    13   18   15    10

 

Number of sunny and partly cloudy days

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20  18     23   23   26  27   30     31     30   28   25   22

 

Relative humidity

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76  73   69   66  63   55   52     52     58  67   75    76

 

Recovering, Balçova

BaIçova Termal Hotel*** Balçova – İzmir Tel: +90 232 259 0l 02 Fax: (0-232) 259 08 29

Termal Princess ***** 278 Rooms, 630 Beds Agamemnon Kaplıcaları Balçova-İzmir Tel:+90 232 238 51 51 Fax:+90 232 239 09 39

Balçova Agamemnun Kap-Sıcaksu *** 215 Rooms, 435 Beds Vali Hüseyin Öğütçen Cad. 2. Balçova-İzmir Tel:+90 232 259 95 98

İzmir Provincial Department of Tourism Tel:+90 232 483 80 86 Fax:+90 232 483 42 70

 

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Some other Thermal Complexes in Turkey

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