Side trip after meetings: the best urban swimming pools

10/16/2018 10:00:09 AM

Finished business meetings and looking for some exercise and fun? Dive into the most spectacular public baths in the world. There are numerous cool pools to be found in the world’s business cities, ranging from geothermal pools to large aquatic centres.

UK newspaper The Telegraph compiled a list of the world’s best urban pools, situated in places like Budapest, Vancouver, Cape Town, Sydney and New York. This is where you can get wet in a fashionable or fun way:

1. Les Bains des Docks, Le Havre, France

2. Copenhagen Harbour Baths, Denmark

3. Myvatn Nature Baths, Akureyri, Iceland

4. Kitsilano Pool, Vancouver, Canada

5. North Sydney Olympic Pool, Australia

6. Tinside Lido, Plymouth, Devon

7. The Astoria Pool, New York, US

8. Sea Point Pavilion, Cape Town, South Africa

9. Piscina das Mares Leça da Palmeira, Porto, Portugal

10. Széchenyi Baths, Budapest, Hungary

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