Baths and spas, not being total ruins.

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Connected Sites

Abu Mena: Roman baths
Al-Ahsa Oasis: Remains of Turkish hammam in Al-Hofuf
Aleppo: hammam Yalbougha al-Nasiri
Aleppo: Various hammams
Ambohimanga: Two large basins have been carved from the stone foundation of the compound. One was a bath for Andrianampoinimerina, and the other was a swimming pool for Ranavalona I. Water was taken from the sacred lake of Amparihy at the north of the village and was replaced weekly." Wiki The holy lake of Amparihy is artificial, its use being confined to royalty and ritual, such as the annual royal bath, princely circumcision, and the receipt of royal entrails. The bath is particularly symbolic, for then the king takes upon himself all the sins of the kingdom and, in ritually cleansing himself, both purifies his subjects and enables nature to regenerate." Nom File
Ani: Among the ruined monuments are the Royal Bathhouse (Seljuk Baths) and the Small Bathhouse
Anjar: A hammam has been uncovered
Aphrodisias: public baths dedicated to the emperor Hadrian (AB ev)
Aquileia: Roman bath
Archaeological site of Philippi: Balneum, part of the Octagon complex
Arles: Constantine's Baths
Asturian Monuments: Santa Maria del Naranco (former palace)
Australian Convict Sites: Old Government House Bath House
Bahla Fort: restored bathhouse in fort
Bardejov Town: Jewish religious baths (the nearby Spa is not inscribed)
Bolgar: bath houses
Budapest: Gellert, R?c and Sz?chenyi baths
Bursa and Cumalikizik: Eski Kaplica (Old Turkish Bath)
Butrint: Roman Baths
Chichen-Itza: Steam bath
Cordoba: "Banos arabes" Wiki - "Many tourists visit the Arab baths, which were actually built under Alfonso XI"
Damascus: hammam al-Nouri
Derbent: Part of citadel, now museum
Dougga/Thugga: public baths
Fasil Ghebbi: Baths of Fasiladas
Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Hadrian's Wall: Roman Baths of Vindolanda
Gamzigrad-Romuliana: Classical Roman baths
Granada: Wiki - "Granada's public baths, like El Ba?uelo or the Alhambra Baths, and the complex of Arab public fountains and wells (aljibes), are unique in Europe."
Historic Cairo: Hammam Behbel Bah Sharia
Incense Route of the Negev: Moa, Mamshit, Sobota, Avdat
Istanbul: Several historic hammams
Itchan Kala: Anusha Khan baths
Karlskrona: Badhus at Skarva
Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape: There used to be a vapour bath in the Wasserwerk.
Leptis Magna: Roman baths
Machu Picchu: There are what are widely described as "Ceremonial" or "Ritual" baths at MP (16 in total) and at other sites within the Sanctuary -e.g Winay Wayna and Phuyupatamarca. Elsewhere these are merely described as "fountains" with their original purpose left unclear. see -
Masada: Roman bath
Medina Azahara: the city included ceremonial reception halls, mosques, administrative and government offices, gardens, a mint, workshops, barracks, residences and baths (wiki)
Meknes: Ten hammams
Meroe: Roman baths at Meroe city archaeological site
Moenjodaro: Elaborate public bath
Mostar: Hammam
Mérida: Termas Romanas de Alange
Naples: Byzantine bath in Santa Chiara
National History Park: Citadelle Laferri?re bathing quarters
Nessebar: thermal baths from the early Byzantine period
Old City of Acre: Two bathhouses: the large Hammam El-Basha and the small Hammam built by Dahar El-Amar (both 18th century)
Old City of Jerusalem: Two bath houses at the Cotton Market
Paphos: Ottoman Hammam Loutra
Pergamon: Roman baths complex
Pompei: Herculaneum
Potsdam: Roman Baths in Sanssouci
Provins: Les Vieux bains
Qhapaq Ñan: At Puente del Inca
Rabat: 14 hammams in the medina, oldest dating from the 12th century (AB ev)
Ravenna: Ancient Roman Bath turned into a baptismal font in the Neonian Baptistery
Regensburg: Deischgasse 2
Rohtas Fort: The Shahi Baoli has small chambers that were used as baths by the Royal family.
Rome: Baths of Caracalla, Bath of Diocletian, Bath of Titus, Bath of Trajan
Safranbolu: Old Bath
Saltaire: public baths
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca: Pumapongo Inca bath - systems of baths and pools for collecting water (nom file)
Seville: Los Baños de Doña María de Padilla at the Alcazar
Shakhrisyabz: "..the baths, rebuilt on the site of the 15th century baths and still in use today. The baths are heated by an elaborate network of underground conduits" (AB)
Site of Carthage: Roman baths
Stone Town of Zanzibar: There are two sets of Persian baths in the Stone Town. The most elaborate are the Hamamni baths, built during the Sultanate of Seyyid Barghash (1870-88).
Sulaiman-Too: Medieval bath-house (Hammam)
Tabriz Bazaar: At present, there are four Hammāms inside bazaar complex including Seyyed Golābi Hammām. (nom file)
Thessalonika: Byzantine baths in the Acropolis
Trier: Imperial baths and Barbara baths
Vilnius: Jewish ritual bath
Wadi Rum: the earliest hypocaust baths in Jordan, at The Nabataean temple at Rum (AB ev)
Wartburg Castle: Knights' Baths
Xochicalco: one of the most magnificent temazcal (steam baths), located near the ball-court and used for purification in the ball-game ritual (AB ev)
Yazd: hammams
Zamosc: Mikveh


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