100 kilometers from Novgorod the Great is situated the resort "Staraya Russa". This is the oldest health resort was a well-known Russian aristocrats in the nineteenth century under the name of "Staraya Russa mineral water."
The resort has been functioning since 1828 and remembers the famous Russian artists, nobles and members of the Royal family. In those days water was sent to treatment for melancholy and sadness, anemia, nervous tension and other diseases. Leisurely promenade along the paths of Staraya Russa, and daily consumption is a useful mineral waters put on the feet and tender ladies, and the gallant hussars, and weak from having children.