“Bad” Places and Spa History in Germany and Austria — Cat Rotator’s Quarterly


The question came up last week: How do towns get “Bad” in their names and what does it mean? And how recent is it? The answers required more than just a comments-comment, so here are the answers. The super-condensed version: government interventions, place to bathe, and generally modern (post 1789.)

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