Rudas Fürdő

The thermal resources of Budapest are unique in the world. On the territory of the city 120 natural springs rise (most of them with warm water). The water rising from natural and drilled springs are usually between 21 and 76 °C and gives daily 30.000 cubic meters of water.

Already during of the Romans Imperio used the warm springs of the Buda-hills. According to memos during the Roman times there were 14 baths in the city, while during the Turkish rule 8. Most of the baths originating from the Turks are still operating.

Today Budapest has 24 thermal baths, swimming pools and open-air pools, of which 10 are thermal baths. Thermal water contains calcium, magnesium, hydrogen-carbonate, chloride, sulfate, alkalis and a significant amount of fluoride. They are very good for the people with pain in the articular joints, and for rheumatic disease, and for everybody who just wants to relax.

The most important thermal baths in Budapest:

Gellert Bath, Széchenyi Thermal Bath, Király Bath, Lukács Thermal Bath, Rudas Thermal Bath.

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