Most Major cities are not abound by thermal springs, Budapest is unique in this regard giving the city the title of the City of Spas. These thermal springs have allowed for many baths and spas to be established in and around the capital city of Hungary. In addition to the bathing facilities and drinking cures a wide range of medical treatments and wellness services are also available.
Lukacs thermal bath is one of the most important thermal baths in Budapest, offering medical treatments and spa services based on the healing powers of minerals found in the natural thermal waters. Minerals such as sodium, calcium hydrogen sulfite, calcium hydrogencarbonate, chloride, fluoride and magnesium bicarbonate are found in these thermal waters and are said to give the waters special healing powers. These minerals are recommended for the treatment of degenerative illnesses of joints, chronic and semi-acute arthritis, spinal problems and is often also recommended for post injury rehabilitation treatments.
The Lukacs thermal bath is extremely rich in history with monastery baths being built in the area as early as the 12th century. The first hotel spa was built in the 1880s, a drinking cure hall was added in 1937 and a daytime hospital was establish in 1979. At the end of the 20th century, the thermal bath was renovated and all the facilities were modernized. the Lukacs bath consists of four thermal baths ranging in temperatures from 26 to 40 degrees Celsius. The facilities also include three outdoor swimming pools all of which also have varying temperatures of naturally occurring thermal spring water. Lastly the facilities also includes dry saunas with different temperatures as well as steam baths.
The Lukacs Bath in Budapest was built in the 19th century and is located in the second district in Frankel Leó utca. Next to the regular visitors the Lukacs bath attracts a lot of writers and artists who might get some inspiration there. With its 1800 squaremeters park around the Lukacs bath is an ideal place to relax in between the trees. The Lukacs bath is a compared to Gellert or Széchenyi a quiet and small bath which makes it very attractive.
Information about the Lukacs bath in Budapest:
Address: Frankel Leó u. 25 – 29., 1027 Budapest