Haapsalu (earlier also Oablu or Aablu) has three sides by the sea
limited in the city, which has grown to the size of 10.59 square kilometers.
Located on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea, the Bay of Haapsalu.
Haapsalu beginning of the
be regarded as established here in the 13th century castle built in the center of the Diocese. 1279 became Haapsalu town bylaws. Life was restless, built in the 15th century fort
The city wall. For hundreds of years the stronghold looted, during the various wars
destroyed it, again built on and improved. To date, after the castle courtyard with a
Church and moats. Nice place for cultural events and as the
In 1825, the year in which first built
mud baths, shall be considered as a starting point for the resort of Haapsalu.
Haapsalu is a quiet holiday resort in the bay, which thanks
its low water warms up relatively quickly.
In 1825, the Karl Abraham
Hunnius introduced the Haapsalu therapeutic mud. Haapsalu
therapeutic mud and sea are here to relax attracted many famous people all over the world.
1914. started World War II caused a setback in
economy, but already at the beginning of the 1920s began to mud baths again
fill up. The number of holidaymakers rose over the year 3000. In 1936, the Soviet occupation
During Haapsalu was a famous health center,
drove into a sanatorium where his health than to restore the Soviet Union.
At the present time, it is known as the tourist town of Haapsalu.
Inhabitants about 11000th.