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Sofia Public Mineral Baths - CLOSED

pluven kompleksMaria Luiza, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 985 4455
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The sun comes up after the rain is over

Very fresh moment after the rain has gone and sun came up before sunset. The former public bath is... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2015
Ogy_Kovachev
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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UNFORTUNATELY BATH IS CLOSED, CAN TASTE THE WATER ONLY!

The main bath building is closed, only attraction is the public taps to collect the mineral rich... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2015
Prem K
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
23 Jul 2017
“Beautiful Building”
13 Dec 2016
“Great!”
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pluven kompleksMaria Luiza, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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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

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!

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.

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

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

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

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

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

2  Thank atepais
Reviewed 13 July 2013

It was very interesting to see ordinary, everyday people coming with many plastic bottles to collect this water, which is slightly sulphuric. I loved the gardens in front of the magnificent Baths, which are unfortunately closed. I hope they refurbish them, as it looks like...More

1  Thank Horse91dancer
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