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Suleymaniye Hamami

Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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Amazing experience!!

We visited the Hamam yesterday morning after reading the other reviews on TripAdvisor. As a couple... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2010
Worth it

This is the only hamam in town where men and women mix. For that reason, you won't find locals... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2010
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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)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
+90 212 520 34 10
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Reviewed 6 April 2010

We visited the Hamam yesterday morning after reading the other reviews on TripAdvisor. As a couple we wanted to do this together. The facilities are very clean and the staff extremely professional. It was not too crowded and there were oher couples and families there...More

2  Thank Angel85London
Reviewed 6 April 2010

This is the only hamam in town where men and women mix. For that reason, you won't find locals here. But, it's a good place to go if you're travelling with your opposite sex partner. The building itself is spectacular. The massage and scrubbing were...More

1  Thank emiana
Reviewed 4 April 2010

Suleymaniye was a very clean bath house with a scrub and massage included in the price. It is co-ed which was a little weird but worked out well as my husband, two teens and I could all experience it together. I was hesitant to do...More

Thank KP303
Reviewed 26 March 2010

I was be at Suleymaniye Hamam at February 2010..I had there one of the most amazing experiences of my life...The enviroment was very friendly and clean...This hamam is traditional...one of the oldest in Turkey..I suggest it to all...Be there...I hope to go there soon...

Thank Jay1986
Reviewed 17 March 2010

Prices are about the going rate but I noticed that other baths have a reputation for adding things on. The only extra here was drinks. Our hotel recommended this one over the others for that reason and because it is authentic. Very relaxing atmosphere. Not...More

1  Thank Balgownie
Reviewed 7 March 2010

To be faır, the facılıtıes are clean, the process ıtself was fascınatıng, the thought of the bath beıng buılt ın 1500 was amazıng, and should have everythıng gone per the norm, we would have had a very enjoyable experıence. We actually just went to the...More

7  Thank mspice3
Reviewed 21 February 2010

While in Istanbul as a couple it can be hard to find a Turkish bath that has unisex service. Since it was our first time to a Turkish Bath, we felt it would be better to have someone to go with and talk to, so,...More

26  Thank 21stcenturytravel
Reviewed 11 February 2010

Stressfree hamam experience. In contrast to much that you read about other hamams, highly upfront, transparent pricing (75 lira including steam/scrub/shampoo if you want it and soap/towels & massage) – especially appreciated free transfers to/from hotel. You enter via an attractive reception with wooden cabins...More

2  Thank Londontowngirl
Reviewed 25 January 2010

I did a lot of reading about Istanbul Hamami before choosing this place. Both the two "top" places in the two guide books I have and on this website have such mixed reviews I was hesitant to go with them. In the end opting for...More

8  Thank shpydah
Reviewed 5 January 2010

I would really recommend this hamam, I had a great experience here. I would especially recommend it for couples as it's the only unisex hamam in Istanbul. They have a flat rate of 35 euros or 75TL including bath, scrub and massage. I thought it...More

13  Thank cherrypie29
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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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
Moe A
28 September 2015|
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Response from Mircea I | Reviewed this property |
Traditionaly the massage is made only by males.