Bathing in Budapest

The hot springs at the Lukacs Bathhouse have been in use, in one way or another, since the 12th century. According to Reuters, locals and visitors alike attribute the mineral-rich waters with a special healing power. Bathers flock to the Hungarian spa for its steam rooms, saunas, pools, and special treatments. [18 photos total]

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A man gets hydrotherapy at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 23, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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Bathers swim at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 28, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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People sunbathe at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 28, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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Betti Marosi works out at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 28, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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Towels and swimsuits are seen on shelves at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on July 6, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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People relax at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on July 6, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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Bathers relax at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 30, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A worker cleans a pool at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on July 6, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A woman brushes her hair at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on July 6, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A woman is having a massage at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 28, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A lifeguard walks along pools at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on July 6, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A woman relaxes at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on July 6, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A bather relaxes at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 23, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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Bathers work out at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 23, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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Mariann Eva, a manager at the Lukacs Bath, walks along a corridor in Budapest, Hungary, June 23, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A bather relaxes in a steam cabin at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, on June 28, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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Towels hang on a wall at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, July 6, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #
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A woman relaxes at the Lukacs Bath in Budapest, Hungary, June 28, 2016. (Bernadett Szabo / Reuters) #

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