Széchenyi Thermal Bath
Széchenyi Thermal Bath, Budapest: Grand spa with in and out pools
The Széchenyi Thermal Bath is one of the largest spa complexes in Europe. It’s also the first thermal bath of Pest. It owes its existence to Vilmos Zsigmondy, a mining engineer. On his initiative, successful deep borings had been performed in the City Park, where later, in 1881 already an “Artesian bath” was in operation.
However, this temporary type of bath was meeting the demands of the age less and less, so the Széchenyi Thermal Bath was built in 1913 on the basis of plans composed by Gyozo Czigler. The Bath was expanded in 1927 with a public bathing department for gentlemen and ladies and a beach site. In the middle of the 1960s, further transformations took place, including the creation of a group thermal section in bathing suits as well as a daytime outpatient hospital (complex physiotherapy department).
1146 Budapest, Állatkerti körút 11
Daily ticket with cabin usage: HUF 6800/6400
Monday: 06:00 – 22:00
Tuesday: 06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday: 06:00 - 22:00
Thursday: 06:00 - 22:00
Friday: 06:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 06:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 06:00 - 22:00
(Steam, and thermal till 19:00)
Metro: line 1 - Stop: Széchenyi fürdő