Gellert Baths

Member Rating 3 out of 5 by Liz-Beth on December 13, 2002

Baths are to Budapest what ski is to the Alps. The Gellert Baths are the most famous of the city. Its picture makes the cover of the Lonely Planet Central Europe 2001. The hotel in which they are located is worth a visit.

What are baths exactly? Well, they are pools. When you pay for the pool, you have access to the regular non-heated pool and to a much smaller heated pool. Going from the former to the latter will burn your skin while doing the opposite will almost kill you of hypothermia. That said, it is supposed to be good for health!

Many other options are offered, from sauna to therapeutic massages. The Gellert Baths are the most expensive of the city. If you are on tight budget, the baths in the city park are more affordable.

Bring a bathing suit, or you'll have to rent one, a highly unhygienic option.

Gellert Baths
Kelenhegyi ut, 4-6
Budapest, Hungary, 1118
+36 1 466 6616

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