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Sanduny Baths: Russian Bath Experience

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    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel and apartment pick up
    Return Details
    Decided by the guest
    • ALL Bathing accessories: Sanduny banya hat, towel, bed sheet, slippers
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Sanduny Bath Houses
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
    • Operates in all weather conditions
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Thank you to Ekaterina for her hospitality and excellent customer service! I had an amazing time at the bath, and appreciated Ekaterina’s explanations. When there was a hiccup with the payment (due an error from Sanduny), she was sure to catch and fix it quickly. Highly
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    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 he made sure we were fine after our
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    Riamund was an excellent guide, showed me the markets that I had chosen to visit which were a long way out of town. He got me there and back safely and helped my to haggle for bargains! It was an amazing day and an authentic Russian experience
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    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.
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    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? DEFINITELY!!
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