Gellert Baths and Spa Budapest
Budapest is a unique city in more than one ways. For those who love spa and wellness, it is unique for being the only large city in the world, which abounds in fountains of healing water. 70 million liters of 21-78 Celsius warm thermal water spring forth daily from its 118 natural thermal springs.
The Gellert Bath and Hotel itself was built in the preceding decades, and opened its doors in 1918. Outdoor pools were added later on, and today it combines modern technical developments with rich historical heritage.
Gellert Hill hides a great number of spring accesses, which supply the bath water. The hot spring water is rich in magnesium, calcium, sulphate-chloride, hydrogen-carbonate, fluoride ions, and sodium.
The water composition helps to cure the following:
chronic and semi-acute arthritis
blood circulation problems
degenerative illnesses of joints
illnesses of the vertebral spine
pains of the intervertebral disc
In addition, the inhalatorium helps to treat asthmatic, chronic bronchitic complaints
he pools in Gellert Bath total 12 units, the following in specific:
Two effervescent bath sections – a large, 246m2 effervescent bath pool with 27°C water temperature, and a smaller, 60m2 sitting pool, with 36°C water temperature.
Three outdoor pools – a 500m2 wawe bath pool, with 26°C water temperature, a 94m2 sitting pool with fancy facilities and 36°C water temperature.
Eight thermal bath departments, where the water temperature varies from 21°C to 40°C.