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Hammam - CLOSED

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If you only get to do one Hammam in your life...do this one

I know, I know...it's expensive. it's aimed at tourists. it's weird... All of the above is... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2015
GiniB_11
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Houston, Texas
FUN with the girls!

We went on a girlie evening out after a Yoga conference so we just wanted to chill. I had not been... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2015
Andra M
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  • Terrible15%
15 Dec 2015
“I can't recommend Hammam in Turkey”
21 Jun 2015
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

I LOVE Hammam, with that said I think I am more Egyption, I would rather a scrub. But they use a bubble technique, which was ok. I found it dried out my skin more then moistured. With that said, I would of been happier with...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Lisa m
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Dont loose your time. Good Hammam are at good Hotels and spas. Dont go to old or touristic places. You will loose your time and money.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Patricio33
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I know, I know...it's expensive. it's aimed at tourists. it's weird... All of the above is probably true. If you've never been to a hammam, you should know that you will be naked, or as close to naked as possible (they offered me a little...More

Date of experience: April 2015
4  Thank GiniB_11
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Massage, scrub, foam bath lasted all together no more than 15 minutes. Very rough and unpleasant treatment not relaxing at all. Once the treatment over they literally drag you and kick you out don't allowing time for proper relax in the steam rooms. While tourists...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank Abid S
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We went on a girlie evening out after a Yoga conference so we just wanted to chill. I had not been to this Hammam before but have gone to them in other countries. It DID seem very expensive but ....I had a great masseuse maybe...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Andra M
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

This needs to end soon! Tourists needs to wake up! We paid 135 tl (five times the normal price) and we received a quick and dirty service. Massage+scrub+foam bath lasted all toghether no more than 15 minutes. Very rough and unpleasant treatment not relaxing at...More

6  Thank Andreageneva
Reviewed 3 October 2014

My very first Turkish Hamam. A short, friendly, hairy, Turkish man with very limited english lay me down on a boiling hot marble slab and scrubbed me down, quite literally, from head to toe. Much to his annoyance, I refused to remove my swimsuit and...More

Date of experience: October 2014
4  Thank Caz L
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I must say this could be tacky but it was not. It is a wonderful experience and although expensive was worth every penny. It is spotlessly clean and the massages were very good.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Gerald D
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We booked online with Asasofya Hamami opened in 1556 and has separate sections for men and women at http://www.ayasofyahamami.com/?rel=2 - which is located in the city centre opposite Hagi Sophia. We wore our swimsuits....we booked for option 2 and felt so clean for the next...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank amcaJamaica
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This historical hammam had been constructed for the use of the students of Galatasaray High School in 1481 during the period of Sultan Beyazıt II. İt is still in the service for women and men with different sections.Some private tours and parties can be also...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank junior1907
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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighbourhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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