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Top 10 Hamams

Cağaloğlu Hamamı
According to a research carried out by daily Hürriyet Newspaper the top 10 Hamams in Turkey are listed below:

Cağaloğlu Hamamı
Sultan Mahmut I had this hamam built in 1714 and it has separate sections for men and women. There is a café-bar in the hamam and BBQ parties in the garden during summers and fireplace parties in winter are famous. Belly dancer and oriental music groups perform shows to groups.

Bursa Kervansaray Termal Otel Hamamı
The hamam is inside the Kervansaray Hotel and the water is 44 degrees C and rich in calcium ion. There are separate sections for women and men and can be rented to companies upon request.

Çemberlitaş Hamamı
Famous Architect Sinan built Çemberlitaş Hamam in 1584 and the sections for men and women are separated. Every customer is insured against accidents in Hamam. Tea, coffee and soft drinks service are available.

Galatasaray Hamamı
Galatasaray Hamamı was built in 1715 however lost its originality with restoration in 1965. There are separate sections for men and women. Tea, coffee and soft drinks services are available. The hamam can be rented for the day for the groups more than twenty.

Süleymaniye Hamamı
Süleymaniye Hamamı is among the works of famous architect Sinan. It is recently restored and there are rumors that the well of the hamam heals hepatitis A. This hamam is among the rare ones where men and women have bath together. It is worth to visit even to see the magnificence.

Sofular Hamamı
This is a 16th century hamam with two-story dressing cabins and an elegant pool with fountain. There are separate sections for men and women. Tea, coffee and soft drink services are available.

Sokullu Hamamı
Sokull Hamamı in Edirne is the work of Mimar Sinan and was built in 16th century. It is the largest hamam with the dome, building area and the garden. It serves only for men however as an Edirne Tradition it is possible to arrange "gelin günleri" (Bride Days) and there is a private marble basin for the Bride.

Üsküdar Çinili Hamam
This 15th century hamam is the oldest one in Üsküdar and therefore called "Eski Hamam" (Old hamam). The real name is Şifa Hamamı (cure hamam). There are separate sections for men and women and tea, coffee and soft drinks are available.

Trabzon Sekiz Direkli Hamam
This hamam is assumed to be built by Seljuks in the 11th century. The name is derived from the eight columns inside. It is for men except Thursdays and can be rented to groups upon request.

Sivas Tarihi Meydan Hamamı
This Hamam was built in 1564 and serves only to men.

 




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