10 things to know about Therme Bucharest
Therme Bucharest inaugurates, on 1 December, the first salt library in Romania and the largest play area for the whole family.
The first salt library in Romania
Less than a year after its launch, Therme Bucharest, the largest center for relaxation, wellness and entertainment in Europe, becomes even bigger. Galaxy body, intended for families, extends with a new area, with an area of 4.000 de metri pătrați.
The total investment amounts to 10 million. With the expansion of the Galaxy body, the indoor capacity of the relaxation spaces in the center of Therme Bucharest increases with 1.000 of seats.
The main attraction is a building from Himalayan salt with chromotherapy and salt & light therapy, with two areas - an area dedicated to interactive games for all ages and an area dedicated to reading.
The gaming area is equipped with 14 Playstation console, interactive water games, illuminated benches, where parents can relax while the children are having fun and a 5X3,5 meter projection screen.
The area dedicated to reading will have about 150 of books, as well as ebooks. 40 tonnes of salt entered the construction, being the largest Himalayan salt construction in Europe.
But let's not prolong it. Below you have some figures about Therme București!
- The largest relaxation, wellness and entertainment center in Europe
The total surface of the project, including the land related to the building, occupies an area of over 250.000 sqm. The construction surface, including the Galaxy expansion, is over 34.000 sqm indoor. Therme Bucharest can simultaneously host 4.000 of indoor visitors.
- The largest green area in Romania in a relaxation complex
The total green area is 180.000 sqm. The plants are sourced from four continents and occupy both the inner surface and the gardens and outdoor terraces.
- The largest botanical garden in Romania
With over 800.000 plants, Therme Bucharest is the largest indoor and outdoor botanical garden in Romania. 3.000 of shrubs were planted, about 1.400 of palm trees - various species from all over the world -, 1.200 of other tree species, over 600.000 of flowers, 40.000 of roses, 60.000 of eunimus and other plants. To ensure the light needs of the exotic garden, the glazed spaces are spread on all the facades of the building.
- The largest sauna complex in Romania
Therme Center Bucharest hosts 7 themed saunas and 4 wet saunas. Each sauna has a certain theme, a certain design and varied rituals. Visitors can enjoy here a wellness, aromatherapy and purification ritual, named in German Aufguss - made by infusing aromatic oil solutions on the hot volcanic stones in the sauna. A multi-sensory experience of Aufguss has beneficial effects on the body, including activation of blood circulation, hydration of the skin, strengthening of the immune system, etc. The 11 saunas in the center have a total capacity of 410 visitors simultaneously.
- The largest indoor palm plantation in Europe
The 1.400 palm trees from Therme Bucharest inside form the largest palm plantation in Europe. Trees are sourced from four continents and have undergone a complex process of acclimatization and care in the Netherlands for 700 days. Palm care is technologically controlled, these are permanently monitored on the computer, in terms of nutrients and humidity.
- The oldest tree acclimatized in Romania
The "star" Therme is the Tree of Life tree (Ficus Religiosa), also known as the tree of wisdom, which is 120 years old and was brought from China. The journey to Therme lasted 2 weeks. It is said that Prince Siddharta sat and meditated under this tree and there he found "enlightenment", after which he became a Buddha.
- The largest wave pool in Romania
The wave pool in the Galaxy area has an area of 560 m2 and a depth ranging from 1 meters to 3 meters, being the largest of its kind in Romania. For 365 days a year, regardless of the season, the waves are produced using the latest technology, which allows comfort and guarantees safety.
- The largest and most spectacular indoor slide system in Central and South-Eastern Europe
The Galaxy area of Therme Bucharest has the most spectacular indoor slide system in Central and South-Eastern Europe, for all ages. Their total length is 1,5 km, and the starting areas have a height of up to 14 meters. In addition, the aquatic slide system in the Galaxy area of Therme Bucharest received the maximum score from the publication tuberides.de, the most important independent guide to water slides in Europe. The 17 slides from Therme București are accredited by TUV Germany, the most demanding audit body of the amusement parks.
- The largest retractable roof mounted in a seismic area
The roof of THE PALM area is a transparent colossal of 230 tonnes, with a retractable part with an area of 900 square meters, being the largest retractable roof ever installed in a seismic area. The new space connected to the Galaxy body has a completely retractable roof, in both directions, with an area of 800 sqm and a weight of about 100 tons.
- The largest Himalayan salt construction in Europe
With this expansion, Therme Bucharest is home to the largest building in the Himalayan salt in Europe, which includes a library and a playground, with high walls of 6 meters. No less than 40 tons of Himalayan salt were used in its construction.