The Pozar Baths, comes from the Slavic word “Požar” which means fire, conflagration, or heat. They are also known as Loutraki, Aridaia Baths, or simply Baths. They are thermal baths, located near Loutraki in the Pella Regional Unit, 13 km west of Aridaia. These are mineral springs, springing up at a temperature of 37°C, with a remarkable chemical composition. The hot water has a curative effect and is drinkable. Visitors use it for spa therapy, stimulation and relaxation, while the waters help fight circulatory, respiratory, rheumatic, gynecological and dermatological diseases. The spa town is 3 kilometers from the village of Loutraki and is located in the valley of the stream of Agios Nikolaos. The oldest name of the stream was “Toplitsa”, which means in Slavic, loosely translated: “Thermopotamos” . A complex of about 17 caves has been discovered in the area, with abundant finds from prehistoric times, which are exhibited in the small museum of Loutra. The area has been declared a cave park (Almopia Cave Park) and is the first of its kind in Greece.
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