Galatasaray Bath

November 3, 2009 22:16 by haci
Historical Galatasaray Bath The Galatasaray Hamam was built by Bayezit II in 1481 with the Galatasaray Külliyesi (complex of buildings adjacent to a mosque). It is located in the Galatasaray neighborhood of the Beyoğlu district, at the junction of Turnacıbaşı and Çapanoğlu streets in Istanbul. ... [More]

Gedikpasa Bath

November 3, 2009 21:52 by haci
  Historical Turkish Baths of Istanbul   Turkish Bath Culture has roots in Roman Baths and its a history of several centuries starting from Ottoman times. This book provides detailed information about Ottoman Bath Architecture, The Essential Components of the Bath: Tellak and Natir, Th... [More]

Suleymaniye Turkish Bath

November 3, 2009 21:39 by haci
  The Suleymaniye Hamam, built in 1557 by Sinan the architect,was one of the most visited places by Suleyman, the Magnificent. Süleymaniye Bath, designed by Sinan the Architect is a part of the complex (kulliye) including the Suleymaniye Mosque. In the bath there is a lodge built for Sultan... [More]

Cemberlitas Bath

November 3, 2009 21:32 by haci
  The Çemberlitas Bath is located on Çemberlitas Square on Divanyolu Street situated in the midst of some of Istanbul’s greatest monuments.  It is next to the Vezirhan monument erected by Constantine I (324 - 327). The Köprülü Mahmud Pasa complex with its mosque, school and tombs are dire... [More]

Cagaloglu Turkish Bath

August 30, 2009 23:58 by haci
The Cagaloglu hamam was constructed in 1741 and is the last hamam to be built after a long period during the Ottoman Empire. It was constructed in Istanbul Eminönü, in Alemdar, on Hilal-i Ahmer street as a çifte public hamam to bring revenue for the library of Sultan Mahmut the first situated insid... [More]