Carl Abraham Hunniuse Monument
|Address:||Promenaadi tn, Haapsalu | Show on map|
|Telephone:||(+372) 473 3248|
On the Promenade make a stop at the monument to Carl Abraham Hunniuse (1797-1851), who established the resort of Haapsalu.
Dr, Hunnius was the first to notice that the local residents used the sea mud to find relief for their ailments and was inspired to start investigating the properties of the mud. At his initiative, the first therapeutic mud baths were established in Haapsalu in 1825. Interesting fact: Haapsalu was named an Imperial resort, and Russian Tsars Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III and Nicholas II and their families all vacationed here and took the mud baths. Come and try a Haapsalu therapeutic mud bath in the Laine and Fra Mare Spa hotels!
Times and prices
Is open 24 hours
Free of charge.
- Site lighting
- Recreation area/picnic ground
- Wheelchair accessible