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10 top-notch swimming pools open to the public

By: Catie Leary on May 27, 2014, 10:26 a.m.
The outdoor pool at the thermal Gellert Baths in Turkey

Photo: Botond Horvath/Shutterstock

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Let's go swimming

As the weather heats up, everyone is flocking to the local pool for a cool reprieve from summer.

If you're feeling confined by the rectangular, over-chlorinated quality of your neighborhood splash pond, don't fret! Here are 10 man-made swimming holes (including Gellert Baths in Hungary, at left) around the world that will knock your flips-flops off. The best part? All of these oasis-like destinations are open to anyone for just a couple bucks.