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Budapest Gellért Thermal Baths

Gellért Baths are one of the most popular baths in Budapest. As early as the Middle-Ages, a hospital was built to exploit the medicinal springs located at the foot of Gellért Hill; during the Turkish occupation, baths were also added. The new structure, raised in the 17th century, was named Sáros-fürdő (Muddy-Baths), after its muddy pond, to which therapeutic powers were attributed. Read the rest of this entry »

Budapest Rudas Thermal Baths

The Rudas Baths at this site had been established during the Middle Ages, utilising the medicinal springs at the foot of the Gellért Hill. These were completely rebuilt during the Turkish occupation. Read the rest of this entry »

Budapest Császár Baths Komjádi pool

Császár Baths are a monument of Turkish origin. Dating from the 16th century, the baths are still in a relatively good condition. The buildings facing the street were erected in the 19th century, and are in the Classicist style. Read the rest of this entry »

Budapest thermal baths

Budapest is well known for its numerous medicinal baths, which constitute one of its main tourist attractions. Some of the thermal springs were already being used as early as the 2nd century by the Romans. Read the rest of this entry »