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