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Address: Neglinnaya ulitsa, 14/3/7, Moscow, Russia
Phone Number: (495) 625-46-31
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Description: Luxuriate in, or simply view, the baths at this beautifully tiled spa...
Luxuriate in, or simply view, the baths at this beautifully tiled spa built in the late 19th century, where you can relax, unwind and beat your body with birch twigs to enhance circulation.
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Sanduný Banya: Authentic Russian Bath Experience in Moscow

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On many to-do lists, done, and appreciated

I opted for the 1st class experience my last morning in Moscow. The pictures I had seen may be for the VIP area only- not sure- but it didn't matter, as I just wanted to be in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I opted for the 1st class experience my last morning in Moscow. The pictures I had seen may be for the VIP area only- not sure- but it didn't matter, as I just wanted to be in a banya for the first time and relax. My limited Russian did prove useful, and I brought my own sandals to avoid paying... More 

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Munich, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It was such an interessting and cultural experience! I would recommend it to everyone. Unfortunatly for all the women out there this is a "mens only" thing...

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Moscow, Russia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

As the city's oldest and most exclusive bathhouse, the 19th-century Sanduny Banya has rejuvenated everyone from dramatist Anton Chehkov to billionaire tycoon Roman Abramovich in it's time.

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Riga
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I used to go to Sanduni every Saturday when I lived in Moscow. The sauna is one of the best I have been to. Also the food is very nice. One of the best Hatshapuris in Moscow.

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Moscow
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I've been going to Sanduny for about 5 years and live a short stroll so it is super convenient. Just before Christmas, a mate and I went for banya at around 10am one Saturday morning. Took ticket and went downstairs. Waited 8mins for a place to become available. Nuded up, ordered a beer and went for steam. Being cleaned (it... More 

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Calgary
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went with a friend who has been living in Moscow for many years and the whole experience has been fantastic. It's a must do as even though the steam is VERY hot, the dip in freezing water and the swim in the nice pool is indeed relaxing. I would definitely come back.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

First off you can't be body conscious and have to be open-minded to indulge here. A little rudimentary Russian helps but all the services are offered in an English menu. To cut costs bring you own spa gear. If you aren't into getting caressed by birch leaves (I wasn't. Go for the naked most - scrub). I spent 2700 rubles-... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This place is gold!!! The staff were really friendly.. and tryed there hardest to help me and my cousin to properly experience the sauna and bathing room. .. the place has been running since 1808 so it is a must if you are in moscow and looking to try an old tradition!!!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

I was taken here by a russian friend.This is essential to enjoy completely the whole experience. The combination of the 'bath', food and drink, and talk is a winning combination for a true russian experience. The all purpose is to relax and socialize. The sauna will be very hot for non russian but then the cold dive on the pool... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

First off, I am quite good at reading maps and finding my way around a foreign city, however this place was absolutely the most difficult place to find and then find the actual entrance! Once I got through the door, I was lost at how to pay. But luckily a very kind woman who spoke English explained to me where... More 

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