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Hamams of Istanbul

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There are 237 hamams in Istanbul, 60 of them are still in use. Below is a list of hamams in Istanbul. You can also find detailed information on the hamams from a blog dedicated to the subject on hamamguide.

European Side
Name & Website District Built Date Address & Panaroma Fee & Notes
Ağa Hamamı Beyoğlu 1453 Template:Yandex Panaroma Central, near Istiklal- Taksim- Beyoglu
(24 hours open but a bit too alternative.)
Galatasaray Hamamı Beyoğlu 1481 Template:Yandex Panaroma Central, near Istiklal- Taksim- Beyoglu
entrance Template:TRL
withcolor changing LED lights, which some people find annoying and takes the peaceful atmosphere away
Çemberlitaş Hamamı Sultanahmet 1584 Template:Yandex Panaroma Very central, near Grand Bazaar, Major touristic, a bit expensive
entrance: Template:TRL
enter & massage: Template:TRL
enter & 30 mins massage with oil: Template:TRL
just near Çemberlitaş tram stop
Ayasoyfa Hürrem Sultan Hamamı Sultanahmet 1556 Template:Yandex Panaroma Central near Sultanahmet. (Ultra expensive)
Cağaloğlu Hamamı Sultanahmet 1741 Template:Yandex Panaroma Central near sultanahmet. Usually busy but good architecture.
Mihrimah Sultan Hamamı Edirnakapı 1562 Template:Yandex Panaroma A bit off the path but still very good
If you plan on visiting Chora Church it would be great if you stop by this hamam as well. Entrance: Template:TRL
around Chora Church, Anemas Dungeons and Mihrimah Sultan Mosque
crawded at summers
Sofular Hamamı Aksaray 1700s
burned & rebuilt in 1800s
Template:Yandex Panaroma A very nice local hamam built by Mimar Sinan. Great for a cheap and traditional experience. 15TL for entrance. + 10TL for Kese scrubbing service. + 10TL if you opt-in for the massage.
Süleymaniye Hamamı Süleymaniye 1550 Template:Yandex Panaroma entrance €35
(Unisex hamam for families & couples)
Haseki Bostan Hamamı Süleymaniye 1550 Template:Yandex Panaroma Another local hamam.
Büyük Hamam Kasımpaşa Template:Yandex Panaroma (A nice and a cheap hamam)
Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamamı Tophane 1580 Template:Yandex Panaroma An elegant Turkish bath, creation of Mimar Sinan. Recently renovated and opened. Near Taksim and near the cruise ship docks in Tophane.
Gedik Ahmet Paşa Hamamı Gedikpaşa 1475 Template:Yandex Panaroma enterance Template:TRL
entrance with massage and scrub Template:TRL
with a pool.
Asian Side
Name & Website District Built Date Address & Panaroma Fee & Notes
Çinili Hamam Üsküdar 1604 Template:Yandex Panaroma
Aziziye Hamamı Kadıköy 1860 Template:Yandex Panaroma entrance: Template:TRL
massage & scrub: Template:TRL
Küçükyalı Hamamı Maltepe Template:Yandex Panaroma (non-touristic local hamam, far to the city center)
Kartal Şifa Hamamı Kartal Template:Yandex Panaroma (non-touristic local hamam, far to the city center)
Ağa Hamamı Üsküdar 1610
Eski Hamam Üsküdar
Yalı Hamamı Maltepe 1771 Template:Yandex Panaroma
İcadiye Dağ Hamamı Üsküdar
İcadiye Hamamı Üsküdar
Beykoz Hamamı Beykoz
Beylerbeyi Hamamı Beylerbeyi

Hygiene

If you have slippers bring them if not they do provide you a pair. Other than that most hamams are VERY (zero germs.) clean inside due to heat and the nature of the marble. Here is the scientific backing: http://goo.gl/LAaNr

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