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Sofia Public Mineral Baths - CLOSED

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Sit and watch

If you have some spare time visit this interesting place. The baths are in the beautiful building... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2014
awayalot Z
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Blue Mountains, Australia
Get a drink!

Get a drink from the pure community water, maybe take a dip if you have time, too. The mineral... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2013
Jack S
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Fisherville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Great place to sit in the shadow in warm day and calm down. You can drink mineral water, but it is warm.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 287saraj
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Very fresh moment after the rain has gone and sun came up before sunset. The former public bath is now a museum. It has great architecture and detailed interior. Must see spot in town.

1  Thank Ogy_Kovachev
Reviewed 13 March 2015

The main bath building is closed, only attraction is the public taps to collect the mineral rich water. The building is beautifully constructed, with a park. Very warm mineral water freely flowing from several taps, locals collecting this water in plastic containers. Watch out before...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Prem K
Reviewed 9 November 2014

it's been renovated and now very suitable for various events - art and design exhibitions and other. lovely fountain in front!

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank MiryanaZaharieva
Reviewed 22 October 2014

The Mineral Baths are still closed for renovations but it is a beautiful building situated in a small square which is popular with the locals. Very close by is the Banya Bashi Mosque which was undergoing major building work when I was there.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank thomasjamesc
Reviewed 6 April 2014

If you have some spare time visit this interesting place. The baths are in the beautiful building which badly needs renovation, I don't think it is open. The real activity is at the spouting warm water troughs. Sitting watching the locals filling their bottles is...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank awayalot Z
Reviewed 6 April 2014

I was so surprised when I saw public mineral baths in the centre of the city. And it was so surprising to see people filling their bottles with this warm water. Our guide told us that some people bring tea bags, cups and use this...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank Edina K
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Get a drink from the pure community water, maybe take a dip if you have time, too. The mineral baths are neat more as a novelty experience, but especially for the history behind them. If you're not on a tour you will miss out on...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Jack S
Reviewed 5 December 2013

There are in the city center and if you want you can visit it, but in my opinion it is nothing special. Many people go there to fill their bottles with mineral water for their homes, some people traveling about an 1 hour to do...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank toni_jk
Reviewed 7 August 2013

I went there with snow and ice and I washed my hands with the "healing" mineral water, while many Bulgarian filled plastic bottles. The water is quite warm but not too hot and has a slight sulfur taste. With the snow it was a very...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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