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Real stinky water

The Elisenbrunnen is a neo-classical hall covering one of the city's famous fountains at... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Bob K
Fairfax, Virginia
Healing volcanic water

The building already is amazing but the water coming out of the hot springs is known for its... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Even with open structure, the rotten egg smell is still quite strong when you walk close to the building. In summer there are performances in the back lawn and it also has an early settle ruin, but really not worth more than 10 min stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sebastiensh
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The Elisenbrunnen is a neo-classical hall covering one of the city's famous fountains at Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz square. It is named after the crown princess Elisabeth (Elise) Ludovika von Bayern. Built in the classical style, it stands first and foremost for the well-developed spa and bathing culture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob K
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The building already is amazing but the water coming out of the hot springs is known for its medical healing abilities....it just doesn't smell nice because it is from volcanic origin

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cruisenele
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Though I did not sample the health treatments on offer - it was interesting to walk around and think on the benefits of the spa!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mdavidroberts
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This classic site visited by many royal figures is a must see in Aachen. Right on the street - and no charge! There is a small but nice archeological displayjust up the hill.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Davanrn
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A very old health fountain whose water does not smell good for every nose. Commemorative plaques point to the numerous prominent visitors of the past

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I've been here a couple of times and almost all of the time the food was exquisite! I would highly recommend the Salmon here with the butter they serve... a mouth watering dish!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Prashant M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

The presence of the hot water wells was probably a major reason why the Romans settled in the Aachener region. Some 1600 years later the thermal water became an attraction for the rich and famous in Europe, who believed the water had healing power and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We walked there on many corners, Ice-cream parlor next to it was cool. I wish to go there in summer time.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Umesh99
Reviewed 3 March 2018

At the Elisenbrunnen on Sunday evenings they have dancing classes(classical). You just turn up and you can join in. I am not sure if any costs are involved but it looks very well organised. It’s great to see and there are all age groups on...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John G
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