Széchenyi Thermal Bath
The Széchenyi Thermal Bath is one of the many spas in the Hungarian Budapest. As the largest medicinal/thermal bath in all of Europe, this site is nothing short of extraordinary and absolutely worth the visit for anyone spending time in Budapest. Built in the year 1013, this medicinal bath is supplied by two thermal springs that remain temperatures of about 74-77 degrees Celcius (165-171 F) depending on the time of day and weather conditions.
Within the waters there are calcium, sulphate, bicarbonate, magnesium and a great amount of fluoride acid as well as metaboric acid. Due to the amount of each of these, the combination acts as a medicinal and helps to alleviate degenerative joint illnesses, subacute and chronic joint inflammations and also orthopedic and traumatological post treatments.
People from all over Budapest and the world come to not only hope to receive some sort of alleviation of their aches and pains but also to simply enjoy being in such warm and relaxing waters. Guests can enjoy three different types of pools while there, which include the swimming pool, adventure pool and the thermal sitting pool. Each one has a varying temperature and different depths.
In addition to the pools, the complex also offers saunas, a steam room as well as massage services. This makes this medicinal bath the perfect outing for anyone looking to simply relax, indulge and unwind.
Széchenyi Thermal Bath in brief
|Place||Budapest, Allatkerti krt. 9-11, 1146 Hungary|
|When||Under construction: 1868 – 1978. Opening 1881. Rebuilding 1913|
|Locally Known As||Szechenyi-gyogyfurdo|
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|Adults: Starting at 16/7 Euro for full day|
Did you know that it is the largest medicinal bath in Europe??