Lago Epecuen, Carhue

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Travel to the famous healing lagoon and see the deserted town claimed by its waters at Lago Epecuen. Long believed to have healing properties, the waters of the lagoon have been used in treatments since the early 19th century because of the mineral content of the water and its high salinity. In 1985, heavy rains caused the lagoon to swell, and water swallowed this small spa town. For 25 years the town was under water, but now that the water has receded you can see the eerie landscape. Work out when and for how long to visit Lago Epecuen and other Carhue attractions using our handy Carhue trip itinerary planning website .
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  • the lake waters have healing properties according to the inhabitants of the region, aunq is forbidden to bathe there
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  • This is a lake that has a sad story by the flooding of the city of Epecuén in 1985. (See Google), however, and in spite of everything is a picturesque place whose main characteristic are the properties of their waters. Medicinal, of high-solid (15%) that make you float as if you were a table. Next Carhué, small, neat and picturesque city.
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  • Spectacular Lake, a landscape from another planet. It is very interesting, do not miss the flooded cemetery!
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