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The resort town of Tskhaltubo is located in the western part of Georgia, in the Imereti region.

Georgia - Tsqaltubo - Central park

The first mentions of Tskhaltubo date back to the XII century AD. Kings and wealthy merchants came here to heal from various diseases in water sources.

The most well-known Tskhaltuba radon sources that have gained great popularity since the middle of the last century. Sources have such healing power that even famous political figures came here. So, for example, in the famous Tskhaltubsky source number six, there is a bath of Joseph Stalin. Here one of the most significant people of the last century took baths and rested.

Radon baths in Tskaltubo

Georgia - Tsqaltubo - Spring №6: Radon bath

It has been proven that Tskhaltubian radon baths have a positive effect on the nervous system and relieve joint pain.

Also, baths help treat a list of other diseases:

  • Skin diseases (chronic eczema, psoriasis, neurodermatitis);
  • Gynecological problems (fibroids, endometriosis, menopausal syndromes, infertility);
  • Endocrine and gastrointestinal diseases (obesity, diabetes, goiter);
  • Problems with the circulatory system (thrombangitis, arterial hypertension, obliterating endarteritis, coronary artery disease, thrombophlebitis);
  • Musculoskeletal system (arthrosis, osteochondrosis, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, myositis, osteomyelitis, condition after the removal of a hernia of the spine).

During the times of the Soviet Union, many sanatoriums with beautiful architecture were built in Tskhaltubo, many of them are striking in their monumentality. The city has gardens and parks, various kinds of exotic plants, evergreen and deciduous, fir-trees and pines, oaks, willows, magnolias and many other plants create a pleasantly relaxing environment.

Rest in Tskhaltubo

Separately, it must be said about the surrounding species. In clear weather, there are mountains that rise like frozen stone Tsunami. The spectacle is fascinating.

Modern Tskhaltubo huge steps goes to the restoration of its former name of the resort town. Many hotels have been built here, sanatoriums are being restored and entertainment complexes are being built. You can also find and via the Internet.

In the vicinity of Tskhaltubo there are many karst caves which will be interesting to visit, such as the Cave of Prometheus or Sataplia. I must say that the microclimate of these caves is very useful for people suffering from hypertension, bronchial asthma and neuroses.

You can buy food in Tskhaltubo in numerous shops, as well as on the market. From here you can get to Kutaisi in fifteen or twenty minutes, where theaters, museums, restaurants, bars, cafes and city parks are at your service.

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