Explore the rich history of Széchenyi Baths, a Budapest landmark dating back to the late 19th century. From its origins in the 1860s as a hot water source below the park, to its elegant Baroque-style construction in 1909 by architect Eugene Schmitterer, and subsequent expansions, this thermal oasis has been a source of relaxation and rejuvenation. With 18 swimming pools, geothermal baths, saunas, and more, it's a haven for tourists and locals alike. Dive into the warm waters, experience whirlpools and massages, and discover the hidden palace maze. Széchenyi Baths offers a unique blend of fun, relaxation, and affordability. Let MBS 87 simplify your journey to Austria and this iconic destination.
The history of Széchenyi Baths
From 1865 to 1875, Vilmos Zsigmondi created a hole right below the park with a depth of 975.36 meters and turned it into a place that provided abundant hot water for Széchenyi Baths
The bath went through many different names during the planning stages from the 1880s, the bath was called, respectively, Artézi fürdő and then was given the official name Széchenyi gyógyfürdő.
Because it has a geographical area of five in the City Park area, it was built in the elegant Baroque style according to the design of Győző Czigler. Construction began on May 7, 1909, with designs by architect Eugene Schmitterer. Construction of the swimming pool cost approximately 3.9 million Austro-Hungarian crowns. The total area covered is 6,220 square meters (67,000 sq ft).
At that time, the Baths included private baths, separate sauna areas for men and women, and "public baths" for men and women. The complex was expanded in 1927 to its current size, with 3 outdoor pools and 15 indoor pools.
Benefits of going to Szechenyi Baths
The 18 swimming pools here are ready to serve and are cleaned every day throughout the year to best welcome and serve you. Especially on national holidays, this place is particularly famous. Especially attracts a lot of tourists at these times. Besides the outdoor and indoor geothermal pools, you can enjoy massage treatments, the sauna, and the gym, relax by the pool with some beer, and wine, or even taste the natural water that feeds the pool from more than 1,000 meters below the surface.
Fun: Try the whirlpools, water jets, and underwater massages, and explore the hidden palace maze of 18 swimming pools, etc. All the tourist attractions here are secured for you to play comfortably and enjoy.
Relax: soak in the spring water day and night, whether summer or winter, the water is kept at a certain temperature suitable for health and to treat and relax muscles and bones, and book massage services in advance to Enhance the healing effect of water.
Couples massage treatment Szechenyi Spa bath
Affordable: the prices of Szechenyi Baths are certainly not cheap but quite affordable for all the amenities and services, including multiple indoor and outdoor pools, steam baths, and saunas.
Massage treatments are currently not available for online booking.
How to get to Austria - Széchenyi Baths?
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Conclude your Budapest adventure with a visit to the Széchenyi Baths, where relaxation and rejuvenation await. Unwind in style
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