If you’re looking for the most authentic Turkish bath experience in Budapest with a great variety of warm pools and saunas then Rudas Bath is the place to go to. Though its hot waters have been discovered and used since the 13th century, it was built into its recent form in the 16th century by the Turks. With an excellent mixture of authentic atmosphere and modern spa equipment, you can get a full-scale bath, wellness and medical experience in the main octogonal pool, the saunas and steam rooms. For total refreshment after a hot sauna try the icy cold bucket challenge or book the panoramic roof pool for a romantic evening.
Opening hours: It is open every day throughout the year from 6am to 10pm. Men-only days are Mon,Wed,Thu,Fri, and women-only day is Tuesday (aprons provided). On weekends it’s co-ed and Friday and Saturday nights it reopens its gates for a late night after-party relax from 10pm to 4am.
Prices: Tickets to the thermal water section with cabin included start from EUR 12.
How to get there: The bath is located right next to Elisabeth Bridge at the foor of Gellert Hill on the Buda side of the capital. Take Tram 19 or 41 or 56 from Szell Kalman Square or get on Bus 5, 7,8, 107 and 109 from the centre to reach Rudas Bath.
Address: Döbrentei tér 9., 1013 Budapest
URL link: http://www.bathsbudapest.com/rudas-bath