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Suleymaniye Hamami

Mimar Sinan Cad. No:20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34460, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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An amazing experience - well worth trying!

We happened upon this Haman quite by accident when circumnavigating the Mosque next door. It... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
West Sussex, UK
via mobile
Nice place for families

Turkish Hammam. Although a bit touristy this is a good place to go to for a family Hamman... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Buren, The Netherlands
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“turkish bath” (76 reviews)
“steam room” (28 reviews)
“hot room” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mimar Sinan Cad. No:20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34460, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this Haman quite by accident when circumnavigating the Mosque next door. It clearly explained on the board in the entrance what was included, how much and who could come in - no single men or women, couples / families only. That made...More

1  Thank Animale_7
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Turkish Hammam. Although a bit touristy this is a good place to go to for a family Hamman experience. My wife and me went with our daughters from 6 and 13. Treatment was ok, not very special. People there were very kind for the children.

1  Thank FamilieSeitzinger
Reviewed 30 March 2016

It's relaxing after a day of touring the city. I recommend the massage. The place is clean and very authentic.

Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Recommended by my local Airbnb host. Can't love it more. Just go. It's really local, so inexpensive, but still really really clean. I went there in a work day late morning and I was the only guest. In other times there will be more people.

Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Please don't go. Just a fraud for tourists. Massagists force you to leave a tip and believe me it doesn't worth it

Thank Luis F
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Excellent, extraordinary, authentic experience. Really enjoyed. The only hamam for families and couples in Istanbul.

Thank Minie518
Reviewed 5 February 2016

A great experience for my girlfriend and I. The building is a little tough to find, but it's absolutely beautiful inside. Everyone was very friendly, spoke english, and were very efficient. The wash was professional, very relaxing, and I felt great afterward. The two things...More

Thank Joel A
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The said hamam was where the great Suleyman had his luxurious baths. The building was 500 years old (c. 1515) - very majestic hotel. Ridiculously expensive at 40 euros versus a standard 30 lira for the hamam. The staff are multilingual and hospitable, however the...More

Thank TheQueenofDrizzle
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We picked this family-friendly hamam because we wanted to take our 10-year-old twins with us. I booked a day and time online and received a confirmation email. This is a mixed sex hamam and I took my own bikini instead of using theirs, which would...More

Thank nojoNbeans
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Year by year we are homecoming visitor of the Hamam. During our Istanbul stay this is our only stabil permanent program: every day's visit. Because the likeable professional staff. We have never had any negative observation but scores of overcoming impressions and lot's of attentiveness...More

Thank ciconianigra
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Response from xandocan | Reviewed this property |
hi, i guess not. just because they do the massage in the steaming room.
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6 December 2015|
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Response from JuergenWDobler | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer your specific questions, but my take would be that it really depends how busy they are and how many bookings they have. We went there mid afternoon on a Saturday without having booked in advance. We just... More
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28 September 2015|
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Response from Mircea I | Reviewed this property |
Traditionaly the massage is made only by males.