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Included in the Gellert hotel complex, the eponymous bathhouse was erected between 1912 and 1918 in the Art Nouveau style. The building, resembling a magnificent palace in its appearance, was seriously damaged during the Second World War, but then was restored and rebuilt. Healing springs, filling its pools with water, were known long before the construction of a term in this place. They have been known about them since the 13th century. In the Middle Ages, a hospital was erected on the site of the bathhouse. During the Ottoman Empire, it was replaced by the building of the bathhouse. At that time it was called Dirty because of the layer of mineral mud that settles at the base of the pools.

In 2008, the Gellert bath was closed for large-scale reconstruction. Interestingly, over the past hundred years, she stopped her work only once - due to a broken pipe. Gellert's bathhouse continued to receive visitors even during the Second World War. At the end of the war, a part of the term intended for bathing women was destroyed as a result of the bombing. Then the wooden interior of the dressing rooms was damaged. The complex was restored, noticeably simplifying it. Thanks to the reconstruction of 2008, the pool acquired its former magnificent features.

The complex has 13 pools, the water in which comes from hot mineral springs on Mount Gellert. The composition of water has many useful minerals that contribute to the healing of diseases of the musculoskeletal system and the overall healing of the body. All bathing equipment in the rental. Personal items are locked in individual lockers.

Gellert's bathhouse is open several times a week for excursions.

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UndergroundM4 green line (Szent Gellért tér station)
BusNo. 7, 7A and 86 (Szent Gellért tér stop)
TramNo. 19, 41, 47, 47B, 48, 49, 56, 56A, TH (Szent Gellért tér stop)
FerryNo. D11, D12

The Gellert bath in Budapest is considered the most beautiful in Hungary. The Art Nouveau building amazes with its luxury and, in comparison with the Rudash and Kirai baths, resembles a palace. Stained-glass windows, marble columns, bronze statues, stucco moldings and drinking fountains have made the Gellert bathhouse a place of attraction for tourists for almost a hundred years.

Construction history

According to legend, a hermit lived in a cave near the swimming pool, to which people turned for healing from various ailments. The healer appointed the main means of treatment with rubbing mud in a muddy lake, which is why this place was called the “dirty bathhouse” in the 19th century. Later it turned out that water is more saturated than active components than dirt.

In the 13th century, the first hydropathic center was built on the lake, in which King Andras II of the Arpad dynasty was very fond of swimming. During the Turkish rule, the Ottomans built Turkish baths here, and at the beginning of the 19th century, Emperor Franz Joseph I, having heard about the local healing water, decided to build a bath complex. For six years, from 1912 to 1918, a bathhouse and a hotel of the same name were built on the site of the springs.

In subsequent years, the complex was supplemented by a swimming pool with a jacuzzi and waves. During the Second World War, the building was bombed several times, as a result of which it was in poor condition. After the war, due to lack of funds, the bath was restored in a very modest form. Only in 2007-2008 the complex was restored to its former splendor. A complete reconstruction was carried out, which allowed Gellert to return to its original form.

Gellert Bath Ticket Prices 2019

Tickets can be purchased one hour before closing time.

The cost of tickets depends on the choice of changing cubicle or locker. Lockers are in the men's and women's locker rooms, if you do not want to change clothes with strangers, you should choose a ticket with a booth:

  • ticket with locker: weekdays - 5 900 forints, weekends - 6 100 forints,
  • ticket with booth: weekdays - 6 300 forints, weekends - 6 500 forints,
  • Hydrus voucher (ticket + 20 minutes of aromatic massage) - 11,000 forints.

Tickets can be paid with a Budapest Card. It is worth noting that euros are not accepted at the box office, so you need to stock up on local currency in advance. You can also purchase annual subscriptions for one person or group.

Rules of visit: tourist tips

If we compare Gellert with other baths, for example, Secheni or Lukac, then, according to tourists, the prices here are much higher.

When visiting swimming pools, a rubber cap is required; it can be rented at a rental point. Towels, slippers and swimwear are also available for a small fee.

Of the minuses, tourists often call the lack of navigation signs and confusion with storage lockers, as they often do not have numbers.

Gellert Bath on Google Maps (panorama)

Swimming Pools

In total, the complex has 10 indoor pools and 2 pools with an open-air beach:

  • 4 thermal healing pools: water temperature + 35 ... + 40 ° C, depth 0.8 - 2 meters,
  • 2 thermal swimming pools with weights: water temperature +35 ° C,
  • 2 thermal immersion pools: water temperature +19 ° C,
  • 1 pool with hydromassage: water temperature +27 ° C, area 246 sq. meters
  • 1 sitting pool: water temperature +36 ° C, depth 1.05 meters,
  • 1 pool with beach: water temperature +26 ° C, an area of ​​500 square meters. meters, depth 0.40 - 2.75 meters,
  • 1 entertaining pool with a beach: water temperature +36 ° C, an area of ​​60 square meters. meters, depth 1 meter.

Cost of services in the Gellert bath in 2019

For an additional fee in the complex you can get the following services: pedicure, manicure, medication inhalation, rheumatology examinations, visits to the salt chamber, solarium, jacuzzi, aqua fitness and mud baths. For lovers of sunbathing without clothes, there is a special nudist beach.

A wide range of individual and pair massages is also available:

  • aromatic massage (20 minutes) - 6,000 forints,
  • aromatic massage (45 minutes) - 11 500 forints,
  • thermal massage (20 minutes) - 6 500 forints,
  • thermal massage (45 minutes) - 12,000 forints,
  • refreshing head massage (20 minutes) - 5,000 forints,
  • refreshing foot massage (20 minutes) - 5,000 forints,
  • aromatic massage “Harmony” (20 minutes) - 7 500 forints, for two - 13 000 forints,
  • aromatic massage “Harmony” (45 minutes) - 14 500 forints, for two - 27 000 forints,
  • aromatic massage “Harmony” (60 minutes) - 18,000 forints, for two - 33,000 forints,
  • thermal massage “Royal” (20 minutes) - 8,000 forints, for two - 14,000 forints,
  • thermal massage “Royal” (45 minutes) - 15 500 forints, for two - 29 000 forints,
  • thermal massage “Royal” (60 minutes) - 19,000 forints, for two - 35,000 forints,
  • herbal massage (60 minutes) - 20,000 forints, for two - 37,000 forints,
  • massage therapy with mud (60 minutes) - 19,000 forints, for two - 35,000 forints,
  • massage therapy with Hungarian wine (60 minutes) - 18,000 forints, for two - 33,000 forints.

It is recommended to come 40 minutes before the scheduled session in order to manage to buy a ticket, change clothes and take a shower. In case of delay, the session is not extended.

The composition of medicinal water

The water of the bath is very beneficial for the body, as it contains a large amount of minerals:

  • lithium - 0.4 mg / l
  • bromine - 1.32 mg / l,
  • sodium - 168.0 mg / l,
  • potassium - 10.1 mg / l
  • iodine - 0.7 mg / l,
  • calcium - 178.8 mg / l,
  • magnesium - 65.2 mg / l,
  • fluorine - 1.95 mg / l,
  • chlorine - 164.4 mg / l,
  • carbonate - 591.8 mg / l,
  • silicic acid - 31.2 mg / l,
  • sulfate - 401.3 mg / l,
  • metaboric acid - 4.0 mg / l,
  • carbon dioxide - 228.5 mg / l.

Doctors recommend swimming in thermal water with the following diseases:

  • degenerative joint diseases
  • spinal diseases
  • chronic and semi-chronic inflammation of the joints,
  • intervertebral disc disease,
  • neuralgic diseases
  • vasoconstriction,
  • circulatory disorders,
  • in inhalation: treatment of asthma, bronchitis.

How to get there

Gellert’s bathhouse is located at 4. Kelenhedi Street. It is very easy to get to it by public transport, which is quite frequent. At any of them you need to get to the stop "Szent Gellért tér":

  • on trams No. 19, 41, 47, 47B, 48, 49, 56, 56A, TH,
  • on buses No. 7, 7A and 86,
  • by metro - trains of the green line M4.

Also nearby is the ferry crossing, where you can take ferries Nos. D11, D12.

Taxis in Budapest can be called using the Uber and Taxify mobile apps.

For travelers with children, it will be more convenient to rent a car, in this case the road to the Gellert Bath from the airport. Ferenc Liszt will take about 30 minutes.

The route from the airport to them. Ferenc Liszt to the Gellert Bath - Google Maps

Gellert Budapest History

Local chroniclers mentioned that even King Andras II, who ruled Hungary in the 13th century, visited a healing spring, and issued a decree to build the first hydropathic here. Under the Ottomans who captured these lands, the hospital was destroyed, and Turkish baths were erected in its place. In the XIX century, the owner of the bath was Istvan Segits, who opened a healing source for all residents of the capital. A small building was built above the lake, which is local - Mudny Shed.

The emperor of Austria-Hungary, Franz Joseph, who believed in the healing properties of the lake, built a new luxurious structure, which was not inferior to the royal palace. A grandiose construction took place for six years, and in 1918 the complex, called the “Gellert Baths”, was opened.

In 1927, the complex was supplemented by a jacuzzi. World War II almost destroyed it, after which the complex was restored for a long time. In 2008, restoration was finally completed according to all the rules, magnificent buildings have acquired that special and unique charm that we see today.

Gellert bath prices - how much does it cost to visit and rent

Here are the ticket prices for visiting the Gellert Thermal Pools:

  • 5900 forints - a one-day ticket with a locker for storage (visit on weekdays),
  • 6300 forints - a one-day ticket with a private changing room (visit on weekdays),
  • 6100 forints - a one-day ticket with a locker for storage (visiting on the weekend),
  • 6500 forints - a one-day ticket with a private changing room (weekend visit),
  • 2000 forints - per person when visiting a group of 10 people.

Tickets can be bought online here. This is especially true in high season, as in warm weather, locals go to rest in Gellert in outdoor pools, because tickets for the right date may not be at the box office, it is better to purchase in advance online.

Rental price of additional bath accessories:

  • bathrobes - 3000 forints (+5000 deposit),
  • hats - 1200 forints,
  • spanking - 3000 forints
  • towels - 2000 forints (+2000 deposit),
  • women's swimsuit - 3000 forints (+2000 deposit),
  • men's swimming suit - 3000 forints (+2000 deposit).

The rental closes at 19:00, but the deposit is returned until 19:45, so you need to keep up.

Rules for visiting the Gellert baths

  • Children under 2 years old are not allowed in Geller,
  • Children 3-13 years old are not recommended to visit the pools,
  • Children from 14 years old are allowed to visit the Gellert baths in Budapest,
  • There are no separate pools in Gellert; all of them have access for both men and women,
  • Access to the pools is allowed only in swimsuits (women), swimming trunks (men),
  • Taking pictures inside is forbidden - this is violated by everyone, they did not pay any attention to me with the camera, and everyone takes pictures of me on the phone, taking selfies and uploading them to social networks,
  • In the Gellert baths, smoking is prohibited.

Gellert Baths Scheme

Many in the reviews complain that the bathing scheme is absolutely confusing, continuous moves and transitions and it is not clear where the exits are. Honestly, I vaguely understand where such reviews came from, because even my children were perfectly oriented in the baths. I could calmly leave them in any of the pools and go to the locker room at the other end of the building. None of the children got lost; they came after me if something was needed.

Below I made a visual diagram of the rooms in the Gellert baths. I placed it vertically for a reason, because it is in this way that the building is located relative to the main entrance, so it will be easier to perceive it.

To enlarge, you can click on the diagram and it will open in a new window.

The entrance to the baths is on the right in the Gellert Hotel building. There is also an information desk and cash desks.

Here is a brief description of the numbered objects:

1 - a central pool with cool water, swimming is allowed only in hats, the main visitors are Hungarian old people doing aqua recharging,

2 - a small semicircular pool with warm thermal water, in fact the same terms, but very small and in a dark nook, in the photo above it is slightly visible right along the course.

3 and 4 - the most beautiful hall in the Gellert baths, shows off in most photos, there are two pools: one with a water temperature of 40 ° C and the other 36 ° C.

5 - showers, a sauna with aromatic oils and a small cold pool with a water temperature of less than 20 ° C.

6 and 7 - two thermal pools in the opposite wing. The hall is simpler, but the place is also pleasant and less crowded. The water temperature in the pools is +35 and +38 degrees.

8 - a small pool with cold water up to 11 ° C and also showers. Here again there is a sauna with other aromatic oils.

To the locker rooms passage from Turntables through the tunnel under the pools. In the windows you can see water and legs splashing people. Children are hanging, considering))

The individual locker rooms, for which I overpaid several hundred forints, were unexpectedly small and uncomfortable. Dressing in such is very crowded. But the plus was that I bought the tickets cheaper for the children, but no one made any complaints when they started to change clothes in my booth too.

Also in my diagram are marked cabins for rest, which are such rooms with individual couches. As I understand it, they are provided when buying an even more expensive ticket option than I took. Although I was counting on them, seeing them in Eagle and Tails.

That is, if you carefully consider everything, it is clearly visible that the left wing on navigation absolutely repeats the right one, therefore I do not see any possibility of getting confused here. In the center of the pool - from it are two identical wings, everything is clear and understandable)

Our review: what did not like in the Gellert baths

I'll start with the main thing - the pros and cons of Gellert.

(-) Subjective minuses:

  • High price and no discounts for children,
  • No one is requesting health certificates,
  • Double standards of tolerance - children are being persecuted and children are interfering, but at the same time, a hugging couple of blue people on the contrary does not bother anyone,
  • Very expensive rental prices for accessories, but you can’t go to some pools without a hat, i.e. I have to take it,
  • Expensive drinks and food in a single cafe,
  • Very small lockers in the locker room, even those that are overpriced.

(+) Objective advantages:

  • Budapest business card,
  • a very beautiful building with fountains, columns, mosaic walls and stained glass ceilings,
  • pleasant pools with thermal water of different temperatures, saunas with herbs,
  • quite nice and friendly staff
  • convenient additional services - clothes drying, hair dryer, etc.,

And then in more detail about each item in our review with a photo.

The entrance to the baths is located to the right of the main entrance of the building where the Gellert Hotel of the same name is located.

Come in. Within Temptation!

Misha’s bag contains towels taken from our hotel. In baths, renting all accessories is very expensive, I advise you to bring all of your own with you.

We are greeted by high ceilings and grandiose furnishings. Immediately a feeling of joy rolls over :) One hall is worth something, as if some had entered the palace.

Gellert hydropathic center is a luxurious complex, which includes the hotel of the same name. The magnificent building is a masterpiece of architecture of that time: an amazing arch of gates decorated with statues, powerful columns of marble, stained-glass windows depicting the ancient heroes of ballads, a unique mosaic of the floor, luxurious pools.

All this magnificence was created for complete relaxation, and cozy hotel rooms invite you to relax after a healing bath and massage - hotel prices from 100 € per night - reviews and photos.

And here is the first pool in which a happy child rushed indiscriminately. He immediately began to whistle to go out. Swimming in this cool pool is strictly in a cap. We did not rent it.

Okay, we went to the warm thermal baths, where hats are not required.

In some pools for Misha, the water seemed very hot. The temperature is 40 ° C and it really feels like it burns until you get used to it. Not suitable for all adults, especially if there are any chronic diseases.

The halls with pools are beautiful, of course. Luxurious arches with glass roofs, everywhere an oriental-style mosaic, even drinking fountains are so pretty.

In the opposite wing, the design of the halls is much simpler.

But the advantage here is that there are fewer people - everyone wants to sit in baths, where it is prettier) So it is more spacious here and the water temperature is comfortable. We spent most of our time here.

Hair dryers are provided for visitors, as well as swimsuit dryers - they come in handy!

Considering that we were in the Gellert baths in the winter, we, of course, wanted to dry out well in order to get to the house without catching a cold.

Despite the indicated drawbacks that spoiled our mood (especially showdowns with children), we still did not regret visiting the Gellert baths in Budapest, because they still belong to the main attractions of the city. I think that in the right company and with the right attitude, the terms will make a very good impression.

Gellert Baths on a Budapest Map

On the map below, I marked the Gellert Thermal Baths with a blue mark with a swimmer’s icon. Other marks mark other sights of Budapest.

If you need to look at the map in more detail, you can change the scale, and also, by clicking on each of the labels, read a brief information about all the most interesting places in Budapest.

Bath History

Legend has it that the hermit monk was the first to take healing baths here, who told people about them. In the 13th century, the king from the Arpad dynasty Andras II corrected their health and was so impressed that he ordered the construction of a hospital. Initially, the baths were called by the locals "Dirty." The reason is simple: there was a huge amount of silt in them, because of which the water became cloudy. In the 16-17 centuries, during the reign of the Ottoman Empire, the baths were converted into Turkish baths. At the beginning of the 19th century they were opened to the public. At that time it was a small one-story building, popularly referred to as the "muddy shed." But it was indecent in the center of Budapest to be such a poor institution. So thought Franz Joseph, emperor of Austria-Hungary.

And in 1912, construction began on a beautiful and luxurious complex, which was a hotel with baths and a hydropathic center. The opening took place in 1918, and in 1927 they completed the beach bath with waves and a jacuzzi. The wave unit is still working properly, and this despite the total destruction during the Second World War. An impressive restoration was made at the beginning of the 21st century, and the baths appeared in all greatness to visitors on April 17, 2008. But, despite the war and reconstruction, the baths always worked, they closed only once because of a pipe break. In 2013, the complex took the Hungarian National Products Grand Prix.

Pools and bath services

At first glance it seems that it was the palace of some nobleman. The four-story building, built in the Art Nouveau style with elements of Art Nouveau, is beautiful. The entire interior consists of natural materials: marble, bronze, wood, leather, glass. The rich interior is complemented by statues, stained-glass windows, fountains with drinking water, mosaic floors and pools made of Zholnai pyro-granite. And all this for a fairly reasonable price.

Of course, the main thing is water. It is rich in many mineral elements (including calcium, sodium, magnesium), and is used to treat diseases of the joints, blood vessels, neuralgic and pulmonary pathologies. All therapy is carried out according to the instructions of the attending physician. In addition to treatment, the baths offer other services: just a huge number of types of massage, aromatherapy, inhalation, a variety of spa treatments (salt chambers, solarium, mud baths). Now there are 12 pools of different types and with different water temperatures:

  • Thermal indoor. Among them are four treatment pools (temperature 35–40 degrees), two swimming pools with weights (35 degrees) and two swimming pools with immersion (19 degrees). One pool with hydromassage (27 degrees) and one sitting pool (36 degrees).
  • Outdoor pools. There are two of them: an entertainment pool (36 degrees) and a wave pool (26 degrees).

You should know that to visit the baths you need to have slippers, a towel and a hat. You can bring them with you, buy on the spot or rent.

How to get there

The Gellert baths in Budapest are located in the Buda district, near the foot of the mountain of the same name, on the banks of the Danube, on Kelenhegyi út 4. Freedom Bridge, the Buda Palace and the Citadel on Gellert Hill are very close. Bathrooms are accessible for three modes of transport:

  • Metro, line M4. Get off at the Szent Gellért tér stop.
  • Bus, routes 7, 907, 973, 133Е, exit at Szent Gellért tér M.
  • Trams of routes 19, 41, 47, 48, 49, 56, 56A, the same stop - Szent Gellért tér M.

Working hours: every day from 6:00 to 20:00. Ticket offices close at 19:00. Phone (+36) 14666166.

input: The cost of a ticket varies depending on the day of the week and the place of changing clothes. Weekdays: with a cabinet - 5600 Hungarian forints, with a cabin - 6000 forints. Weekend: 5800 and 6200 forints, respectively. Massage, therapy and other services are offered for a fee.

Changing rooms in Gellert Baths

You can choose one of two options:

  • General locker rooms (separately for women and for men): are elongated rooms with cells for clothes and benches. Having undressed and placing things in a closet, you need to close it with a bracelet. If, leaving the baths, you forget which of your lockers is not a problem, just bring along a bracelet along them and the one you need will respond. There is also a special apparatus on the wall that will show the cabinet number, you just need to attach a bracelet to it.
  • Separate cabins: when visiting the baths are paid extra, but they allow you to change clothes in a small personal locker room. In each of them there is a bench and a closet for clothes. The cabins are separated from the common hall by a dense canvas.

After the locker room you can go to the pools. In the Gellert baths, the division into the female and male halves is preserved - in both, there are two thermal pools. Of course, there are common areas: indoor indoor pools and outdoor pools, a jacuzzi, places to relax with sunbeds, a cozy cafe.

Attention: according to the rules for visiting most pools, a rubber bathing cap is required. You can bring it with you, purchase it locally, or rent it. You can also rent bath slippers and towels if you have not captured your own and do not want to buy new ones in the bathing store.

For those wishing to receive medical advice in the building there is a clinic: it accepts patients from 6:30 to 19:00, except on weekends. Here you can make an appointment with a general practitioner, take a course of physiotherapeutic procedures, take inhalations to treat ENT diseases, and even use the services of a dentist.

Visit Prices

The cost of visiting the Gellert baths varies depending on the day of the week:

    On weekdays - 5,300 forints (

1 166 rub. ), On weekends and holidays - 5 500 forints (

If you want to use a separate booth for changing clothes, a ticket to the bathhouse will be slightly more expensive:

    On weekdays - 5,700 forints (

1 254 rub. ), On weekends and holidays - 5 900 forints (

It is possible to book a private bath for two: rent for 2 hours costs 16,000 forints (

3 520 rub. ) Children under two years old can go with parents for free. And the customers of the Danubius Hotel Gellert receive one visit to the bathhouses as a gift and a 50% discount on all other visits.

Three days a week - on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - you can get on a tour of the building. After all, the Gellert baths are interesting not only for therapeutic procedures, but also for their history and luxurious architecture. Sightseeing tour price 2,000 forints (

In addition to bathing, there is a wide selection of spa services, for example:

    Massage with aromatherapy: 20 minutes - 5 500 forints (

1 210 rub. ) Thermal massage: 20 minutes - 6,000 forints (

1 320 rub. ) Hourly massage with a lava stone - 13 500 forints (

2 970 rub. ) Bathtub with red wine for two - 14 500 forints (

3 190 rub. ) and other procedures.

All prices are for December 2017. More information about the spa services of Gellert baths, as well as their cost, can be found on the official website.

Both the visit itself and additional procedures can be paid in cash or by card. But it is worth considering that if you do not use any service paid with a card, money will be returned to you only in cash.

Interesting facts about bathing

Today, there are 12 pools in the Gellert baths, among them there is a children's, hydromassage, cooling, thermal, with underwater stretching, as well as a wave pool and an adventure (with a whirlpool). Two ponds are in the open air, the rest are indoors.

The most beautiful baths in Budapest were once called Sárosfürdő, which means “dirty”. And all due to the fact that there was too much silt in the lake, where the sources of mineral water flowed into, and where everyone who wished to heal, bathed.

Over the entire period of its existence, the baths were closed only once during working hours. The reason was a rare force majeure - one of the pipes burst. The breakdown was quickly repaired, and the complex resumed receiving visitors. Still, 100 years of virtually uninterrupted operation is a significant reason for pride!

In the House of Photographs, where the royal photographer Mano once lived, and now houses an art gallery, there are works by Sandor Pustai featuring Gellert baths. There you can see what they were in the 30s of the last century.

Mineral springs, on the basis of which the baths operate, have a unique composition, where sodium chlorides, sulfates, calcium and magnesium bicarbonates, fluorine and other mineral substances are present. Due to this, water has a beneficial effect on the musculoskeletal system, helps to recover after treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and facilitates the course of chronic respiratory diseases.

Among the services provided in the baths, there is an underwater hydromassage with the help of a spinal tangent: by the strength of the impact it is comparable to a long session of professional manual massage, but it provides a deeper study of muscles and tissues. This procedure is very useful for improving lymph flow, eliminating the effects of injuries, and normalizing muscle tone.

The interior and original architecture of the bathing complex have attracted filmmakers more than once. So, in the Gellert baths, separate scenes of the films “Cremaster” and “Battery” were shot (directed by Matthew Barney and Jan Swierak, respectively). In 1999, at the Venetian Biennale, a video installation “Men's Bath” was presented, where the scene of the event was the men's section of the bath houses. But how was the author of the installation, the Warsaw artist and photographer Katarzyna Kozyra, able to penetrate this place? It turned out that for this she had to “reincarnate” into a man, and everything turned out so naturally that both the visitors and the staff believed. The false bristles and ... artificial penis helped Katarzyna.

In 2013, the Gellert baths took first place and received the main prize at the Hungarian Products Competition - this is an official recognition of how important they are not only for Budapest, but for the whole of Hungary. Indeed, although the Hungarian capital is rightfully considered a spa-city and there are many good baths here, Gellert stands out for its special atmosphere, luxury and unique interior, which is worth seeing at least once even for those who are indifferent to water procedures. After all, this is not just another hydropathic or spa hotel, but a real gem of architecture.

Another positive point for tourists is the opportunity to combine outdoor activities and relaxation in the hot thermal pools. In the immediate vicinity of the baths is Mount Gellert with its many attractions: the cave church, the Statue of Liberty, the Citadel, etc. A walk to the top with a visit to all the interesting places will easily take 2-3 hours and cause a little fatigue, which is so nice to get rid of, relaxing the muscles on a massage or under the pressure of a hydraulic installation in the warm pool of the Gellert baths. It is no less pleasant to come here after city tours: in this case, a visit to the most beautiful hydropathic center in Budapest will be both a wellness event and a beautiful end to a tourist walk.