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Sofia Public Mineral Baths - CLOSED
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Interesting

We were inspired to go inside the beautiful building in order to see how it had been converted from... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
kellydevore
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Beautiful Building

Its currently closed but under renovations to convert it into a Public Building, most likely a... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Clevlander
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Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

The building stands out in Banski Square and it used to be the former Municipal Baths.

Elegant style and architecture. Nowadays it hosts a permanent exhibition of the Sofia History Museum. (No time to go inside on this visit)

30 Taps in the city centre:
While out on my second sight-seeing stroll in Sofia I came to the spot where 30 taps of hot mineral spring water flow nonstop day and night since antiquity - 4 century BC. They are found next to the building of the Central Mineral Baths.

The water’s taste is mild in a way and has a kind of peculiar flavour, not so pleasing.

The fact that it has low mineralization makes it perfect for consumption when cool though!

I saw many people coming here holding plastic containers and bottles, waiting behind the taps to fill them up as water here is considered medicinal for specific ailments.

The temperature of the water is perhaps enough to brew oneself a cup of tea with it.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank greekcypriot2009
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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Currently there is a very interesting museum of the history of Sofia. You can find out a lot of interesting information about city and see many exhibits associated with the city.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank jjedyta
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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

This place is no more. The building is still there but they are in progress of turning it into a museum. The new name is Sofia History Museum.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DanielHenrysson
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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
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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.

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