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Kallithea Springs

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he inauguration of Kalithea facilities found by the Italians with any formality on 1 July 1929, and acted as an attraction pole for a variety of patients, as well as scientists from around the world. The Kalithea Springs, Rhodes are known from the ancient times for the beneficial to health red water that spurts from the stones. During the months of August and September, a large number of people was regularly visiting the region and settled in temporary scratch accommodation, so that they could be next to the spring.

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A: "Spa of Kallithea, Rhodes – Historical Monument"

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