ÁRPÁD STRANDFÜRDŐ

(Árpád Swimming Pool, also known as Csillag- hegyi strand) Budapest III, Pusztakúti út 3. (HÉV railway to Csillaghegyi megálló - direction Szentendre) Two open-air baths set in attractive terraced park. Coldish water. Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nude sunbathing area.

BVSC USZODA ÉS STRANDFÜRDŐ

(Bath and Pool of the BVSC) Budapest XIV, Szőnyi út 2. (metro to end station at Mexikói út) Open to public Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CINKOTAI STRANDFÜRDŐ

(Cinkotai Swimming Pool) Budapest XVI, Állomás tér 1. (Metro to Őrs vezér tér, then bus 145) Open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. -10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Summer only.

CSÁSZÁR GYÓGYFÜRDŐ

(Imperial Spa) Budapest II, Árpád fejedelem útja 8. (Tram 11 or buses and HÉV to Margit híd stop) Open Monday to Saturday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adjoins the Lukács baths. Old Turkish bath reserved in middle of complex.

DANDÁR UTCAI GYÓGYFÜRDŐ

(Dandár Street Spa) Budapest IX, Dandár utca 5. (Bus Number 2 southwards to Hámán Kató út) Open Monday to Saturday 7, a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday 7 a.m. to 12 noon.

GELLÉRT GYÓGYFÜRDŐ

(Gellért Spa) Budapest XI, Kelenhegyi út 4. (Hotel Gellért). (Trams 47, 49 [from Pest], 9,18, 19 [Buda side]). Open Monday to Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday to 1 p.m. (Thermal Bath). Bubble bath in winter open Sundays 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Architectural folly in late Art Nouveau style, covered pool, with bubbles, hot spring baths, sun terraces, wave bath and medicinal treatments all on offer. Crowded in the tourist season.

ALFRÉD HAJÓS SPORTS SWIMMING POOL

Budapest XIII Margitsziget. (Bus Number 26. Buses and trams to Margaret Bridge stops) Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weekends 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luxurious deep pool inside, warm and cold water pools outside and special diving pool (for competitors only). Public access to inside pool only when not used for training or competitions.

KIRÁLY GYÓGYFÜRDÓ

(King Spa) Budapest II Fö utca 84. (Metro to Battthyány tér) Open Monday to Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. One of the best-preserved baths from Turkish times, exotic atmosphere. NeoClassical additions in the l9th century. Steam bath reserved for women on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, at other times for men.

BÉLA KOMJÁDI SPORTS SWIMMING POOL

Budapest II, Árpád fejedelem útja 8. (Tram 11, or Buses and HÉV to Margit híd stop) Limited opening times for general public due to team training activities. The pool adjoins the Császár and Lukács baths.

LUKÁCS GYÓGY- ÉS STRANDFÜRDŐ

(Lukács Spa and Swimming Pool) Budapest II, Frankel Leó út 25-29. (Tram 11, Buses and HÉV to Margit híd stop) Open Monday to Saturday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. in summer, to 1 p.m. in winter. One of the most attractive of the l9th century bathing establishments, with friendly staff and pleasant surroundings. Sun roof open in summer. Medical bathing cures in the adjoining hospital. Thermal baths reserved for women on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, other days for men. Opening times 6:30-8 p.m., Sundays to 1 p.m.

PALATINUS STRANDFÜRDŐ

(Palatine Swimming Pool) Budapest XIII, - Margitsziget. (Bus Number 26) Open Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Summer season only. The most popular location in high summer for a day's lazing in the sun. Set in the lovely park of the Margaret Island. Very crowded in July and August. Seven pools, wave pool, games area.

PESTERZSÉBETI JÓDOS SÓSFÜRDŐ

(salt baths) Budapest XX Vizisport út 2. (HÉV from Vágóhíd to Pesterzsébet-felső) Open Monday to Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PUNKÖSDFÜRDÖ

(Swimming Pool) Budapest III Királyok útja 272 (HÉV to Római Fürdö, then Bus 34). Open Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Summer only.

RÁC GYÓGYFÜRDÖ

(Rác Spa) Budapest I, Hadnagy utca 8-10. (Bus Number 8 from Március 15 tér; within walking distance of Elizabeth Bridge bus-stop) Open Monday to Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Turkish bath with cupola still extant.

RÓMAI FÜRDÖ

(Roman Swimming Pool) Budapest III, Rozgonyi Piroska utca 2. (HÉV to Római Fürdö) Open Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. There was originally a Roman bath here. The water is cold. Summer season only.

RUDAS GYÓGYFÜRDÖ

(Rudas Spa) Budapest I, Döbrentei tér 9. (Bus Number 7, Trams 9, 19, 18) Open Monday to Saturday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Turkish bath with cupola still extant.

DAGÁLY GYÓGY- ÉS STRANDFÜRDŐ

(Spa and Swimming Pools) Budapest XIII, Népfürdő utca 36. (Bus Number 43 to Váci út-Dagály út junction) Open Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Know as the Dagály or `high tide'. Winter opening hours and Sundays 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SZÉCHENYI GYÓGYFÜRDÖ

(Széchenyi Spa) Budapest XIV, Állatkerti körút II. (Metro to Széchenyi Fürdő) Open Monday to Saturday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays to 7 p.m. in summer, 4 p.m. in winter. Thermal baths 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays to 1 p.m. Convivial, well-appointed bathing establishment with a small restaurant. Neo-Baroque architectural surroundings.

ÚJPESTI GYÓGYFÜRDÖ ÉS USZODA

(Újpest Spa and Swimming Pool) Budapest IV, Árpád utca 114-120. (Bus Number 43 from Jászai Mari tér) Open Monday to Sunday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.