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Rudas Bath Danube River Sights in Budapest

Rudas Bath is located at the foot of Gellert Hill, close to the city centre of Budapest. The popular thermal bath is part of the riverside attractions of Budapest, the panorama roof pool offers excellent views of the Danube river and the riverbank.

Budapest is the capital of the baths, we can find dozens of thermal springs and spas in the area. Rudas Baths is one of the most popular baths of Budapest. The historical bath house has a 16th-century core with a historical Turkish bath and a top location which is easy to reach. Spend a pampering day at the spa and relax in the open-air panorama pool with Danube view during the Rudas Bath & Lunch Experience.

History of Rudas Baths

During the Turkish occupation (from 1541 to 1699) Turks built a series of medieval Turkish baths along the Danube using the hot spring waters for bathing and healing. You can find more historical gems inside Rudas baths such as the Sokollu Mustafa Pasha Well and the octagonal pool which has been in use since the 16th century.

Rudas baths was restored in 2012 and awaits guests 7 days of the week, including late opening hours on Fridays and Saturdays.

Rudas is the only thermal bath in Budapest, which has men only and women only weekdays when aprons are worn by many guests instead of traditional swimwear. During the weekend both genders are welcomed.

Nearby attractions are Gellert Hill and Gellert Spa, Elisabeth Bridge and Inner City Parish Church on the Pest side.





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