THE FIRST THERMAL BATHS
Many of Hungary’s most beautiful thermal baths were built in the 1500s by the occupying Ottoman Turks. They brought to Hungary the traditional Ottoman hammam and built hundreds of baths on the sites of healing springs.
THE RACZ SPA
In the 1800’s, one of Stephen’s ancestors built a thermal bath, the Racz Furdo, on the site of a medieval spring know for its curative properties. Some two hundred years later, descendant Stephen de Heinrich de Omorovicza and his future wife Margaret met in beautiful Budapest, where they indulged in the city’s famous thermal baths.