There are written sources from XV. century about fountains that is based the presentthermal bath and his good reputation. Notes of a Turkish traveller, Evilya Celebi testimony to Ottomans who were famous for their bathing culture used the ancestor of Gellért Bath called Sáros (Muddy) bath, because muddy were deposited on bottom of the basin.
The Gellért bath and the attached Gellért hotel was built between 1912 and 1918 in secession (Art Nouveau) style. The building was finished in 1917 but his gates wereopened just in 1918. The building complex was amplified with a open-air bath where there have been a wave-pool. This type of pool didn't exist in the world except Csillaghegyi Bath in Budapest. The bath was amplified with a jacuzzi in 1927, which there was a unique luxury in that time.
At end of the Second World War a bombardment damaged female thermal bath so the covered By Zsolnay's pirogranite basins and the wood built dressing room total was damaged. After the war there was enough money to the reconstruction so the necessity allowed the bath was rebuilt in the simpler Socialist realism's style.
A big reconstruction of Gelért bath began in 2007 and the first stage already ended in 2008. In this stage female thermal bath is rebuilt with a resembled to origin ceramics and the most of bath was accessible whit wheelchair, it was put back the dressed rooms in the origin form and the lead windows was remake to its former splendour.
Gellért Bath Price
|Gellért Bath ticket price for adults (2013)|
|With cabinet||4 900 HUF||5 100 HUF|
|With cabin||5 300 HUF||5 500 HUF|
Gellért bath ticket price for children (2013)
|With cabinet||3 100 HUF||3 100 HUF|
|With cabin||3 300 HUF||3 300 HUF|
Panorama of Gellert bath
Gellert bath in map