Rudas Spa

Rudas Spa

The Turkish thermal baths of Rudas are unique in Budapest in many ways. Originally, it was a true Turkish steam bath and later expanded to include classic swimming pools. The environment in which the Rudas baths are built, which is steeped in 450 years of history, will also impress you.

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Thermal baths in an oriental setting

The spa buildings as we know them today were built in the 16th century during Ottoman rule, making them among the oldest of their kind in Europe. You can enjoy a relaxing dip in the thermal pools in an exotic oriental setting that will transport you far to the East.

The radioactive calcium-magnesium thermal water containing sodium, sulphites, chlorides and fluorides is ideal for treating joint, spinal, orthopaedic and post-traumatic musculoskeletal problems.

Admission and practical information

The spa is divided into three parts:

  • Turkish baths - 6 steam pools with temperatures up to 36 °C.
  • Wellness - 5 experiential sitting or massage pools with temperatures up to 42 °C
  • Swimming area - 1 classic swimming pool with a length of 21 metres

The Turkish baths are reserved for men only on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays until 12:45pm, while Tuesdays are for women only. On weekends and Fridays from 13:00, both men and women together.

It is open daily from 6:00-20:00, and on Saturdays you can enjoy the unique experience of night baths from 22:00 to 3:00.

Admission is also divided into 3 parts, all tickets are full day tickets. Prices are the same for all ages.

Working days Weekends Holidays
All spa facilities 9 300 huf 12 200 huf 13 200 huf
Turkish bath + swimming pool only 6 400 huf Separate entrance is not sold separate entrance not sold
Spa + swimming pool only 6 400 huf separate entrance not sold separate entrance not sold

Tickets can be purchased online at the official website of the spa:

Location and transport

The Rudas Spa is located on the Buda side of the Danube, right next to the Erzsébet Bridge. You can get here on foot and by public transport:

  • Rudas Gyógyfürdő tram stop - trams 19, 41, 56, 56A; bus 7
  • Bus stop Döbrentei tér - buses 8E, 105, 108E, 110, 110E, 112, 178

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