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Sanduny Baths: Russian Bath Experience

Highlights
  • Go to Sanduny Baths in Downtown Moscow for this Russian bath experience
  • A guide tells you all about the history of Russian baths before you arrive
  • Baths are divided by female and male areas, so you can feel comfortable
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Sanduny Baths: Russian Bath Experience
From US$136.00
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Sanduny Baths: Russian Bath Experience
From US$136.00
Overview
Sightseeing while you’re on vacation can really wear you out. Take a break for this Russian bath experience in Downtown Moscow, and spend a day relaxing in the hot steam rooms and cool pools. Along with an experience separated by male and female for privacy and comfortability, you’ll also receive hotel pickup and drop-off for added convenience.
What to Expect
Your guide will pick you up from your place of stay and on your way over to the Baths will enlighten you about the Russian bathing traditions and the history of the Sanduny Baths.
As you enter the building admire the elaborate mosaics and frescoes in the hallway leading to the changing rooms. Besides being subdivided by gender between women and men, the baths are also subdivided into three classes for men and two for women. Your tour guide will take you to the “Male Top Class” the best baths available for males and to “Female Top Class” for the Ladies*. 
Once you get yourself situated, change into the appropriate clothing and enjoy the experience in going into a hot steam room, heated by wood just as hundreds years ago. Dip in to the waters of a cold pool surrounded with 200-year-old frescoes. Use a venik (besom) briskly all over your body – this way epitomizing your Russian Experience.
A Russian proverb perfectly summarizes the health benefits of the banya, and if literally translated goes something like this: "The day you spend in the banya is the day you do not age."
All bathing accessories are INCLUDED: Sanduny banya hat, towel, bedsheet, slippers. For additional food or drinks you will pay separately.
*If you would like to stay together we can upgrade you to a private room with no extra charge (if available). Please let us know in advance.
Reviews (5)
1 - 5 of 5 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2018
Well worth it

Get this experience. There are many bañas in Russia, and this is the most high class one, where the top of the top come to relax. Our guide, Oleg, was amazing and not only did he adequately inform us about the experience and history, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ahuitzil
Reviewed 30 August 2018
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Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank julia p
Reviewed 6 July 2018
Best Banya

Oleg was excellent! He was very knowledgeable and his English was perfect. I would highly recommend asking for Oleg as your guide. Banya was great and can’t wait to go back.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank P2798THlisah
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile
First Timer

Experience was the best. Oleg, our guide, went out of his way to make this an event to remember. His tour started with tons of information from our departure and continued all thru the day until we arrived back at our hotel. Do I recommend?...More

1  Thank Tony R
Reviewed 28 April 2018
The Sanduny Baths are amazing. Highly recommend.

My husband and I wanted to have a true experience rather than just a standard tourist visit. We contacted Tim from Walks With Folks two weeks before the trip and he gave us advice not only what to see in Moscow but also which things...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Bethany S
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crunchyBroll
25 February 2019|
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Response from ahuitzil | Reviewed this property |
The custom is nothing, other than your towel.
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js0nia
12 August 2018|
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Response from P2798THlisah | Reviewed this property |
Yes, private rooms are usually for up to 4 people. Private rooms are the best, beautiful and your skin feels great afterwards.
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