Rudas spa and swimming pool

The newly renovated, historical spa of Budapest, the Rudas spa is more than 500 years old. The Turkish spa, which is the center of the modern day spa was built during the Turkish rule in the 15th century, The dome of the spa is supported by 8 columns one of which is green, hence the name of Green-columned spa.

From 1936 the thermal spa could only be visited by male guests, but since the renovation of 2005 the women have their own days, too. Tuesdays and the mixed days during the week-end. On Fridays and Saturdays the mixed gender night bathing lasts till dawn.

The water temperature of the swimming is uniquely high: 29 °C.

An interesting piece of information regarding the regular guests is that there is nobody is known to have had any kind of cancer – tracing back for generations.

The water of the Juventus spring is said to stimulate hunger and sexuality.


Special morning – between 9:00-12:00 hours – services; aroma and water massage, thermal ticket, swimming pool tickets for adults, children and pensioners.

Combined ticket with which one can use both the steam area and the swimming pool.


Physical complaints, wearing-related spinal and arthritic illnesses, inflammations, slipped disc, nerve pains.

Did you know?

Besides the six thermal pools there are steam chambers, a swimming pool, sauna and massage services are available as well.

The water of the drinking hall is effective against stomach and intestine catarrh (the drinking water fountain does not operate during the weekends).


Address: H-1013 Budapest, Döbrentei tér 9.; Tel: +36-1-356-1010