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Sanduny Bathhouses

Neglinnaya ulitsa, 14/3/7, Moscow, Russia (Philistine)
(495) 625-46-31
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Ranked #42 of 112 Activities in Moscow
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Type: Spas
Traveler Description: By far the very best banya in Moscow! The downstairs banya is about 600 rubles for 2 hours, which is plenty of time to have 3 rounds in the banya and... more »
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Perth, Australia
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32 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Yes the perfect few hours escape. However be prepared! We arrived early, the men's and women's are next to each other with separate entrances. Walked into and there was the menu list in English so no worries. We decided to go for the VIP room as we had had an arduous holiday and needed some pampering. You pay for you... More

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

For men only, but also for men a must-try: the real Russian sauna experience. You will get spanked with branches after the saune, to open the skin. After the sauna and the bath after, Sanduny offers a great meal. Try it with Russian friends!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

ok i arrived at around 2:40pm and was told that the other two bathhouse options were closing at 4pm so i would be better with the VIP one (the most expensive). thankfully a man came down to meet to explain this to me at the cashier desk. He spoke good english and some of the waiters speak english (one was... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

My daughter, 11, and I decided to try out Sanduny. After quite a challenge finding it, we made our way to the women's side. Assured twice by locals that it's "the best," I was dissapointed. At entry we picked the fisr level and not VIP (this may be where we went wrong.) For 1500 rubles for me and 300 for... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

If you have two or three hours to kill, head to the bathhoyse for a very very unique experience. Yes the communication can be tough but if you persist and go with the flow you will be looked after and will have one if the better travel stories of your life!

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I agree with the previous comment, we can find cheaper baths with a lot more to do in Budapest, that's true! These baths are expensive but you don't get the same experience as in Budapest. The steam room with the big Russian woman pouring water in the hot rocks is already worth the trip, not to mention women whipped by... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

It's a great place to go with good friends. You get what you want there, many different bathsuites are available. If you have an injury in your body these baths will transform you in a fully healthy person

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