Budapest is known for its amazing spa baths and it is even sometimes called the city of spas. In fact, Szechenyi Spa Baths is one of the best and largest spa baths in Europe with its 15 indoor baths and 3 grand outdoor pools. Many people from all over the world come to Budapest to enjoy its natural and peaceful baths. The spa provides a relaxing, fun, affordable day and it can even be a romantic experience. It is located in the city park of Budapest and is the most visited and praised spa in Budapest.
Szechenyi Baths was built in 1913 in Neo-baroque style and is named after István Széchenyi who was a Hungarian politician, theorist and writer. It was the first thermal baths on the Pest side. At the time, back in 1881, it was called “Artesian Bath”, and was only a temporary establishment. In 1927 bathing departments for men and ladies were added. In 1960 a group thermal section and a daytime outpatient hospital were added. The year of 1999 there was a complete renovation of the swimming pools. Water filtering and circulation devices were added, and the fancy bath received high standard equipment and modern elements. The water is supplied by two thermal water sources, one from the 2nd St. Stephan’s Well, with a temperature of 23°C to 25°C .The renovation and reconstruction work continues annually, constantly upgrading its decor and equipment to keep up with the modern times.
In addition to the incredible medicinal natural hot spring waters in the 18 pools, there are 10 saunas / steam cabins, several massage therapies, facial treatments, and more. There are a wide variety of treatments offered. It is open all year long and it is very popular to go there during the winter since the water remains heated and there is snow on the floor. There are even fun games to play such as chess in the water.
The Széchenyi bath in Budapest is located in the city park of Budapest and is the largest thermal bath in Europe. The Széchenyi bath is supplied by two thermal water sources with a temperature of 23°C to 25°C. The interesting thing about the Széchenyi bath in Budapest is that it has a large outside area where you can play chess and other games in the water. It is very popular to go there in the winter especially when it is snowing. The water is hot and on the grass is snow.
Apart from all the history the Széchenyi Bath is also the host of the famous Sparty (Budapest Bath Parties) series which are a highlight in the Budapest nightlife.
The Széchenyi bath was built in 1913 in Neo-baroque style and is named after István Széchenyi who was a Hungarian politician, theorist and writer.
Information about the Széchenyi Bath
Address: Állatkerti körút 11., 1146 Budapest