Municipal baths at Spain in Aarhus
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Old municipal baths still alive and kicking

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Aarhus opened its municipal baths and swimming pool in 1933. This large, compact functionalistic building was designed by architect Frederik Draiby to receive 350 visitors an hour, about 2,800 customers a day. Back then, it had a special women's section with bath …

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Spain" is in the heart of Aarhus. Spain is a street name that dates back to when the Spanish mercenaries lived in this part of the city during the Napoleonic wars. The street has given the municipal baths and swimming pool its nickname. "Spain" has managed to keep abreast of modern developments and today, as before, has a wide range of attractions for swimmers and modern wellness worshippers. Regular swimmers who are members of the "steam bath club" meet on Wednesdays , which is often a quiet day. At one time, the club had the steam bath all to itself. At each meeting, a special subject was chosen and then thoroughly discussed - until they ran out of steam. "

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