This place of rest of the Russian aristocracy has not lost its popularity among the lovers of going to "waters". However now such trip is not so much a fashionable entertainment as a pleasant and effective way to recover one's health.
The region of the Caucasian Mineral Waters is a unique, specially secured ecological resort of Russian Federation. There is no place on Eurasian continent with equal natural medicinal resources. It looks like nature itself took care to provide here rest and health for thousands of people. More than 300 medicinal mineral springs are concentrated in this unique nook surrounded with a picturesque ring of Caucasian Mountains. All these things in combination with wonderful climate brought far-fame to this health resort which every year helps millions of people to get fit.
111 health resorts, equipped with the advanced equipment only of four cities may accept on treatment simultaneously 32 thousand persons. Thus each of resorts has its own profile. So, in Kislovodsk they successfully treat diseases of blood circulation, breath, nervous system; in Essentuki - gastroenteric path, liver, bilious ways, infringement of a metabolism; in Pyatigorsk - nervous system, digestion, skin and gynecologic; in Zheleznovodsk - bodies of digestion, kidneys, infringement of a metabolism.
The basic balneological resources such as mineral waters, curative mud and salubrious climate are used in treatment here. And this fact predetermined the fortune of the multiple-discipline Russian resort, which is now the most effective one. The variety of medicinal factors and methods allows to treat patients for every disease. The Pearl of the North Caucasus, as The Caucasian Mineral Waters region is often called, is renowned not only for its balneological and climatic health centers. Pyatigorsk and Kislovodsk that are among 115 historic towns of Russia, keep for the memory of centures the most interesting architectural memorials. There is quite a lot of beautiful works of architecture in Essentuki and Zcheleznovodsk. Rich cultural traditions connected with names of the great Russians - Pushkin, Lermontov, Yaroshenko, Shalyapin, - attract people to our region.
Sights of the all-Russian health resorts became far-famed. One will have indelible memories after travelling to unique in their fairy beauty reserved nooks of the North Caucasus - Elbrusia, Dombay, Teberda, Archyz, Chegem Waterfalls, and Blue Lakes. The resorts of the Caucasian Mineral Waters region are among the oldest ones in Russia. This place of rest of the Russian aristocracy has not lost its popularity among the lovers of going to "waters". However now such trip is not so much a fashionable entertainment as a pleasant and effective way to recover one's health.