The octagonal pool of Rudas Baths, built during Musztafa Szokoli Pasha’s rule, is one this country’s most beautiful monuments of Turkish origin. The pool is covered by a dome, 10 meters in diameter, supported on 8 columns.
The steam-baths and the swimming pool date from the middle of the 20th century. A day-care hospital, with an extensive physiotherapy section, operates within Rudas Baths.
Open: 6-18 weekdays, 6-12 Sat-Sun
Water temperatures: 16, 28, 30, 33, 36, 42 °C
Pools: swimming pool and six further medicinal pools (and turkish bath only for men)
Water surface area: 4,5; 9; 9; 9; 96,5; 9 nm2
Water mineral content: slightly radioactive thermal water containing nitrates, sulphates and calcium-magnesium-hydrogen-carbonates, as well as fluoride ions in significant quantities
Therapeutic proposals: degenerative illnesses of joints, chronical and semi-acute arthritis cases, protruded intervertebral disc, neuralgia, states of calcium deficiency of the bone system
Price: Thermal bath entry: 2.200 HUF; Refunds within 2 hours:400 HUF; within 2-3 hours:200 HUF; Swimming pool entry: 1.200 -1.500 HUF (children, elderly pers.:1.000 HUF)
Name: Rudas Baths (Rudas Gyógyfürdő)
Location: Buda, I. district
Transport: Tram 18, 19
Address: Budapest, Döbrentei tér 9.
Phone: 1/ 356-1322