One of the oldest
spas in Serbia, "settled" at an altitude of 385 m in a beautiful
setting on the banks of rivers Brestovačka reka and Pujica,
surrounded by hundred-year-old trees, just eight
kilometers southwest of Bor.
archaeological findings of the benefits of the water used by the
Romans. It experienced its full bloom at the time of Milos
Obrenovic. From this period there are very significant objects,
which are as a cultural heritage under state protection: Turkish
bath (hamam), the residence of Prince Milos built in 1837, the
castle of Prince Aleksandar Karadjordjevic (1856), catering facility
"Srpska kruna", one of the oldest catering and accommodation
facility in Serbian spas, "Okruzna zgrada' summer home of king Peter
I (1906), also have monumental value. The Konak is a historical and
ethnological display of Mining and metallurgy museum of Bor.
The waters of the
spa are among the most healing in Serbia, Baron Herder compared them
with the waters of the Austrian and Swiss spas. The healing of water
is affected by the content and the mutual relationship between the
various chemical elements and microelements (potassium, calcium,
fluorine, sodium, silicon, chlorine, iodine, bromine, magnesium,
iron oxides, aluminum, lithium, manganese, zinc, rubidium, cobalt,
copper and phosphate and slightly radioactive elements uranium,
radium and radon). There are 10 mineral springs with temperatures
between 32 to 40 degrees Celsius.
successfully treats diseases of the spine, bones, joints, muscles,
skin. Spa water helps in the treatment of general body exhaustion,
injuries, rheumatism, diseases of the nervous system, peripheral
vascular diseases, inflammation of the female genital organs.