The Old Baths of Ojocaliente
City of Aguascalientes
Aguascalientes is named after the sixteen thermal springs, renowned since colonial times.
Admire the French-influenced neoclassical architecture and relax at this holistic oasis.
Avenida Tecnológico 102 and Alameda, Barrio de La Estación (449) 970.0721
Antiguos Baños Ojocaliente
The perfect place to visit with your partner, your family, friends or on your own; there is a choice for every moment.
The thermal waters are between 32 and 38 degrees centigrade and are renowned for their powers of relaxation and for their role in the treatment of rheumatism, arthritis and other rehabilitation techniques.
During the colonial period natural springs were plentiful and have been used to supply the city’s water ever since. In 1831, Colonel José María Rincón Gallardo, owner at the time, obtained permission to build the baths next to the spring. They were built in a French-influenced neoclassical style and feature a patio adorned by fountains and arches.
Anita Brenner, the anthropologist, historian and journalist, once lived in the building that houses the Old Baths. She wrote books on Mexican art and history, including her book about the Mexican Revolution: The Wind that Swept Mexico.