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Suleymaniye Hamami

Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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Beautiful place but hard core heat

We went as a couple to the only mixed Hamami in Istanbul. The place is ancient and beautiful, very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greedyifitsgood
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Arundel, United Kingdom
Great cultural experience! Warn them if you have any joint issues before massage!

Very hot! There are cold taps and basins on the walls around the main area, no one explains these... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ChaniaFox
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Suleymaniye Hamam is a traditional Turkish bath that continues to operate today. The building, commissioned by Sultan Suleyman and designed by the Turkish architect Mimar Sinan, was built in 1557. It features dramatic archways and domes and is decorated with elaborate marble inlay. It is the only hamam in Istanbul where men and women bathe together. 40 Euro per person.The entire hamam experience will last between 60-90 minutes.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“turkish bath” (76 reviews)
“hot room” (20 reviews)
“hot stone” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went as a couple to the only mixed Hamami in Istanbul. The place is ancient and beautiful, very close to the Suleymaniye Mosque. We changed into the little outfits provided and were guided into the actual Hamami, teetering on the traditional Hamam clogs. It...More

Thank Greedyifitsgood
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very hot! There are cold taps and basins on the walls around the main area, no one explains these are there but were essential for not overheating! Scrubbing and massage are very strong so be aware of this and also let the masseur know if...More

Thank ChaniaFox
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous experience right from the start. Very good value for money. Had 40 minute session on a hot stone , followed by a soapy massage . Then time for bathing further before given fresh towels to slowly cool down and enjoy fresh juices....More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I believe this is the only hamam in Istanbul that allows for mixed gender. Service was good. They provide everything you need -- towels, top and bottom for women. They only have male workers performing the bath. There is only a full service cleaning option...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The place is just amazing, people are so nice and welcoming treating you as a little sultan!! The place is full of history you can feel it.It's a time's travel. We were alone , the place was just for us!! the massage was sooo good,...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Over priced compare to the service. On entry you pay upfront and they take you to changing room, you keep the key and come down , put wooden slippers on and walk in to sitting area. Would show you the washroom in case if you...More

Thank Arshad A
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

After two days walking around for sightseeing this was the best way to get pampered and relax! I went there with my boyfriend mainly because of its history but also because we could be together. You dress up with their towels in cotton, they also...More

Thank Oliviahil
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first Hamam, and what an experience! The location is simply stunning, with an insane history, and the price is ok for the service provided. The staff were very professional, so that even as a woman I didn't feel uncomfortable (despite them all...More

3  Thank FionaR88
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few places in Istanbul where couples have have hamam together and at the same time. The place is beautiful and the staff is very accommodating. The hamam it self it not one of the best in town but again if...More

1  Thank Jan_Bjerre_Aagesen
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to Suleymaniye Hamami after some internet research which said this was the only couples hamam in Istanbul. We were also looking for an authentic experience as opposed to a hotel hamam. We weren't really sure what to expect, but the experience...More

1  Thank Jessica B
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