St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool, Budapest

2.2
#2 of 121 in Spas in Hungary
Combine the medicinal healing of St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool with the rich history of the famous Hotel Gellért. Explore the grand hotel and baths, which opened in 1918, and view the stunning main hall, marble balconies, and ornate mosaic terraces. Learn about the hot thermal springs, dating back to the 13th century, and the site itself, which was a hospital during the Middle Ages and a bath during Ottoman rule. The beautiful Art Nouveau women's bath was destroyed during World War II but has been rebuilt and renovated multiple times--as recently as 2008--to restore it to its original grandeur. Experience the natural healing powers of these springs, which supposedly can help relieve joint pain, inflammation, asthma, and other issues, or simply relax in the pools for a spa day. Take a look at our Budapest planner to schedule your visit to St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We visited in winter so most of the outdoor pools were closed... of 10 pools only about 5 were open. While some of the architecture is quite beautiful (around the main pool), a lot of the design...  more »
  • It was far too cold to try the outdoors pool but we were really happy with all the indoors pools and the helpfulness of the staff. Only downside was that you are requested to buy a cap for the pools.....  more »

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