Budapest is also called the capital of baths and spas because of its many natural water sources and the amount of baths which the Turks brought to Hungary around 1550. Over the years the Budapest bathing culture became bigger and bigger and up to date it is one of the top addresses in Europe for spa or bath holidays due to its more than 1000 natural water springs. Many of the baths in Budapest are very old such as the Szechenyi bath or the Gellert bath which are not only interesting because of the water and pools but also architectural they are very beautiful and often used as a background for touristic pictures and are some of the main sights for every visitor.
If you are in Budapest you should not miss to visit one of the beautiful baths, it is just like seeing the parliament or the hero square, eating a Goulash Soup or drinking a Pálinka. All of that you have to do when you are in Budapest and so you need to visit one of the baths.
So which Budapest bath to choose and where to go? On the following pages you will get deeper information about the single baths, their history, entrance fees, opening hours and location of the baths.