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Excellent sight vs Poor administration

This place is fantastic from historical perspective. It is a historic center with a very long... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Laurentiu1987A
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Timisoara, Romania
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Too bad. The neglected place is untreated and is not invested in tourism at all. The building is... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
X8068YY_
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Haifa, Israel
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

This place is fantastic from historical perspective. It is a historic center with a very long history and plenty of features related to different historic periods. Unfortunately, all these buildings are ready to go down. The place is fantastic, but the image today is very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laurentiu1987A
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The whole place presents itself as having a glorious and noble past. Emperors and kings visited this place. I mean, Empress Sissi stayed here for 6 weeks. The casino (all in ruins) still keeps the leasure of an aristocratic past, as well as the pools...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mihai Ioan A
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Too bad. The neglected place is untreated and is not invested in tourism at all. The building is an architectural gem and the historical basis for this entire city is neglected and untouched. Unfortunately, there are no restaurants or businesses in the area. Too bad....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank X8068YY_
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Historic buildings left in dereliction. Base of treatment is improvised in the Cerna river. If you are not staying at a spa hotel, you can not find a swimming pool.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Raluca L
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We visited after reading Patrick Leigh-Fermor. The grandeur of the old resort is very evident but almost every major historic building apart from the beautiful little Catholic church and part of the former Casino complex is either in a state of near-collapse, boarded up, or...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MV_Overchurch
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The scenery is beautiful, the air is very clean, but the lack of consideration for the buildings and the bridges is just very sad! How can they let everything go to ruin?

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andreea L
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Baile Herculane looks as if it was a very beautiful place back in the days, a place for the royalty. Now it's mostly ruins and it's not really taken care of. The newer bulidings are actually communist hotels that look very tacky. And now the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank F2407DKcristinad
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunetly almost all historical buildings are a ruin. It is such a shame that everything is going to be lost in time. The air is so fresh and clean, and the baths are so good for the soul and body, but the authorities are not...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Melania T
Reviewed November 3, 2017

This resort is one other the oldest in romania, combines old habsburgic buildings with new buildings. offers plenty of accommodations restaurants and pubs for any budgets and for any ages. Unfurtionatly in the last years the old building has started to broke and ther are...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cristian V
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Before this visit I was in Karlovy Vary...pretty close same with Baile Herculane. Same perion of developing ,same kind of buildings ,monuments and SPA....If there ,all old buildings are renewed ,in Herculane all old buildings are destroyed. No any kind of interest for the history...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank GeluCojan
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