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BUDA-PAST: GUESS WHICH BATH IS THIS

It is well-known Budapest is the capital of baths. Do you know which historic bath of Buda can be seen on this vintage pictures and approximately when it was taken?

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Here you can enjoy 35 °C and 40 °C temperature thermal water that contains calcium, magnesium, hydrocarbonate, alkalis, chloride, sulfate and fluoride from the hill’s mineral hot springs. At this bath-complex of Budapest you can also book a room in the hotel… It is how the interior of the spa looks like:

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By the way, the thermal spa area is ornamented marvellously with its walls covered in colourful Zsolnay porcelain tiles.

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Answer: The vintage photo was taken in 1935 about the Gellért Spa of Budapest. The bath complex was built between 1912 and 1918 in the (Secession) Art Nouveau style. It was damaged during World War II, but then rebuilt and opened for the public. Nowadays it is a hotel and a spa at the same time. 

via: ilyenisvoltbudapest.hu; filmreaktor.hu; wikipedia.com

photos: ilyenisvoltbudapest.hu; filmreaktor.hu