Thermal Baths in Budapest - details and images
Budapest is the most European city with baths, the place where swimming pools, saunas, steam baths and massage are part of everyday life of its inhabitants, becoming genuine health institutes.
In 1930, he became a Budapest Spa City - is the city that possesses most of the hot springs in the world. In 1937, the thermal resort town was declared at the first International Congress of thermal resorts and the Gellert Baths international spa association was founded.
Here are some of the most famous Hungarian capital of baths:
- Thermae Gellert (Gellert Gyogyfudo) - based on a water source discovered in the twelfth century, they are the most prestigious in town. Universe's luxurious art deco building with oriental influences made Thermae Gellert, considerte today a luxurious spa, to enter the international charts, which are considered as different and most luxurious in Europe. Water temperature is 26-38 degrees Celsius, and the price of a ticket for a day costs 11.6 euros.
Address: I. Kelenhegyi ut 4, Budapest
Trams 18, 19, 47 for Gellert Square
Opening hours: daily between 6.00 am and 19.00
There are two Turkish baths, one for men, another for women.
- Royal Spa (Kiraly Gyogyfurdo) - contained in one of the oldest buildings in Budapest (construction began in the sixteenth century, under Turkish rule), they also offer massage services, sauna. Water temperature varies between 26 and 40 degrees Celsius, and the price of a ticket is 4 euros.
Address: II. Fo u. 84, Budapest
Metro: M2 Batthyány Market
Program: 6:30 - 19.30 (men Monday, Wednesday, Friday, for women, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)
- Rudas Baths (Rudas Gyogyfurdo) - built in the age of Turkish dominance, keeping stiul initially restored, these bathrooms impressed by the eight imposing columns that support a dome 10 meters in diameter, below which there is an octagonal pool and six water basins thermal. Water temperature varies between 16 and 42 degrees Celsius, and the fare is 6 euros per day.
Address: I. Dobrentei ter 9, Budapest
18.19 Trams, Bus 7, Dobrentei Market
Hours: Weekdays six hours a day, Saturdays and Sundays 6 to 12 hours a day.
- Szechenyi Bath (Szechenyi Gyogyfurdo Strandfurdo es) - with three outdoor pools and plenty of indoor pools, they are among the largest spa complexes in Europe. With an extraordinary antique décor, they offer moments of relaxation for the whole family. The ticket price is 8.8 euros per day.
Address: IV. Allakerti Korut 11, Budapest
Metro M1 station Szechenyi furdo
Opening hours: from 6.00 to 22.00 hours.
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