Our tip:

More abot the history of Bad Elsters you can find in the Sächsischen Bademuseum - The exhibition on two floors!


The goddess of health

Hygea Bad Elster

Die Göttin der Gesundheit an ihrem Ursprungsplatz
vor den Wandelanlagen um die Jahrhundertwende

Symbol Bad Elsters: The Hygiea

In Albert Park, just behind the Royal Convalescence House the Hygiea i located, the most famous and most appropriate sculpture Bad Elster. The plant, which originally adorned the square in front of the Wandelhalle, the Dresden sculptor Hermann Hultzsch created in the 1887th

Hygiea (also Hygieia) was in greek mythology, the goddess of health and thus applied as personalized individual health. She was the daughter of the god of healing, Asklepios.