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Wiesbaden Kurhaus
Wiesbaden Kurhaus
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Wiesbaden's history reaches back to Roman times. So does its tradition as a spa, due to the hot sources that still attract many visitors.
It is the state capital of Hesse and currently has about 270000 inhabitants.
Wiesbaden used to be popular with Russian guests including Dostoevsky who lost huge sums of money in the Wiesbaden Casino and the Russian painter Jawlensky who decided to stay here and is buried on the Russian cemetery. The Wiesbaden museum has one of the largest collections of his paintings in the world.

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