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Suleymaniye Hamami

Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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Memorable family trip to Suleymaniye Hamam

We picked this family-friendly hamam because we wanted to take our 10-year-old twins with us. I... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2016
nojoNbeans
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Sydney
No authentic visit in Istanbul without Süleymaniye Hamam

Year by year we are homecoming visitor of the Hamam. During our Istanbul stay this is our only... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
ciconianigra
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Budapest, Hungary
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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%
Travellers talk about
“turkish bath” (76 reviews)
“steam room” (28 reviews)
“soap massage” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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+90 212 520 34 10
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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
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

A nice experience when visiting Istanbul since it's located in a very famous neighbourhood and the building is old and great. The hamam experience was nice but the massage has been of sort duration. There are other places where the massage lasts more. On the...More

Thank Nasia P
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Went with two other couples and enjoyed the experience... up until the massage. It's on a hard slab of rock and was hands down the roughest massage I've ever had (and I'm a fan of deep tissue massages - this was not that). A few...More

2  Thank Elliot H
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming staff make you feel comfortable as you change into our towel, the its into the hamam for a relaxing rest before an energetic full body scrub and massage which leaves the skin feeling fantastic afterwards. You are the free to relax further with...More

1  Thank Alex T
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in a quiet corner of the city, we found this mixed Hamam to be a great experience. A good tip is to book ahead on their website. One of the apparently few mixed Hamams. The only complaint I could have is that the...More

1  Thank garethleeds
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Thankfully we were the only ones here when we came in the late afternoon or we would have been fighting for space on the small slab. It cost 40 euros which is a bit steep for what you get in my opinion. You get massaged...More

1  Thank jessndenSouthernAZ
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

This is probably one of the very few Couples only Turkish Hamam bath. I would recommend that if you are out on a couple vacation, then this is a must visit place on your itinerary. We went there on a weekday around 12:30pm and were...More

2  Thank shashank77
Reviewed 27 November 2015

First time in a Turkish bath and what a treat! Amazing building 500 years old. Friendly staff and we had the whole place to ourselves. For €40 you get the works over 60 to 90 minutes and leave feeling cleaner than you ever imagined possible...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

A nice true turkish experience. The massage was like a little peace of heaven. It's a nice relaxation for couples. Specially because it's a mixed hamam so you can stay with your partner at all times. They also speak multiple languages and they explain everything...More

1  Thank Tuur V
Nearby
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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Lisavdh
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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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azc85
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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Moe A
28 September 2015|
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Response from Mircea I | Reviewed this property |
Traditionaly the massage is made only by males.
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