Historical Bath

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. Although it has been said that the present Galatasaray Market was built during…
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Historical Cağaloğlu Bath

This historical bath located in the Cağaloğlu neighborhood near the Underground Cistern. A plan for the bath was designed by Süleyman Ağa, one of the palace architechs, by order of Sultan Mahmut I in order to provide revenue for both his library and the Ayasofya Mosque (Hagia Sophia). It was then built by Abdullah Ağa…
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The Çemberlitaş Historical Bath

The Çemberlitas Historical Bath is located next to the Çemberlitas Column, near the Grand Bazaar. It was built by architect Sinan with the wish of Nurbanu Sultan, the mother of Sultan Murat III and the wife of Selim II, in 1584. Its construction was intedned to generate revenue in order to support the Valide-i Atik…
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Çardaklı Bath

The Çardaklı Hamamı was built by Kapı Ağası Hüseyin Bey in 1503. It was first restored by Architect Omar Bin Veli and later by Mehmet Bin Uveys. After it was transfered to a signle owner in 1918, the Hamam served as a warehouse in the 1940s and was then converted into a workshop in the…
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Beyazıt Bath

The Beyazıt Hamam is located in Istanbul's Beyazit district on Ordu Street. It was built by the mother of Yavuz Sultan Selim, Hürrem Sultan, in order to provide revenue for the Mosque built in Edirne in the 15th century. It is also known as the Patrona Halil Hamamı, the bath takes its name from Patrona…
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Cinili Bath

The Cinili Hamam is the most eminent hamam located on Itfaiye Street in Istanbul's Fatih district. It was built by Mimar Sinan during the second quarter of the 16th century to generate revenue for the Hayrettin Paşa Madrasah and its tomb. The Hamam is also called “The Zeyrek Çinili Hamam” and “The Hayrettin Paşa Hamam.”…
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