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Pump Room (Trinkhalle)

Address: Kaiserallee 3, 76530 Baden-Baden, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 49 7221 275200
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Ranked #16 of 30 things to do in Baden-Baden
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built between 1839 and 1842, this 300-feet-long pump room features fourteen frescoes depicting...
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Owner description: Built between 1839 and 1842, this 300-feet-long pump room features fourteen frescoes depicting legends about Baden-Baden. Inside the Trinkhalle you can sample fresh water from the Friedrichsquelle.

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Delaware, Ohio
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148 reviews 148 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We wandered through here because it was next to the Christmas Market. There's not much to it. The architecture is beautiful and the paintings are very interesting. You can find out the history of the building from the plaques. We didn't visit the cafe or bar and didn't even realize there was an information booth here. Of course, we just... More 

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Munich, Germany
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This building, built 1839 and 1842, is nice from the outside. The outside gallery is "cute" with its decoration and paintings, but there really is not much to visit after you have gone down the gallery (in a few minutes). Inside, there is the Tourist information and a café. There were no signs of the "famous" water we could sample.

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UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The building is very attractive, but the fountain wasn't working so I couldn't try the water. The building houses the Tourist Information office and although friendly the staff were not particularly helpful and didn't seem too enthusiastic about recommending things to do in the town.

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Greve
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A way to evoke the 19th century traveller's experience of "taking the waters". The building is impressive, and for a very small price you can sample the supposedly health-giving waters. No money-back guarantee.

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delhi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The building itself is an attraction! In addition you can find answers to most of your questions reg tourism not only in Baden - Baden, but anywhere in blackforest region. Thankfully it was not very crowded, so Barbara could attend to us with a lot of patience. She was quite knowledgeable and helped with a great deal of info and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
70 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This must be the grandest Tourist Information Centre in Europe situated in the old Pump Room with its elegant columns. The lady there spoke perfect English and provided us with a map and information about concerts being held on the following days which were free.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I didn't spend much time there. Just has a look at the paintings and the leader told us something about its importance, but was not that important. Paintings and the kitschy things are nice.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

the building is beautiful and historic but there's not much attraction in seeing the building if there's no water to drink. Apparently, due to a new EU health regulation, either the Pump Room has to declare itself as a medical service or stop serving the water, so they're no longer serving water.

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

they had supposedly antique show in that place. But really one of the sales men who had interesting old photographs and prints was so hostile towards non white tourists. the tourist informations people were not helpful either. Not good experience

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

interesting to wander around in the arcades and enjoying the kitsch frescos on the wall, fresh when it´s hot.

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