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Get a full body scrub at Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamamı

Health and beauty Hammam Beyoğlu  Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamamı

What is it? The work of the renowned Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan, Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamamı was built in between 1578-1583 to serve the levends (marine forces in the Ottoman navy) and was reopened to the public in 2012 after a major restoration.

Why go? The hamam ritual is an unmissable experience for anyone visiting Istanbul and there’s no better place to do it than inside this architectural masterpiece dating back half a millenium. Note that the hamam is open to women in the morning and to men in the afternoon.

Don’t miss: You can buy your own peştamal, the classic cotton hamam wrap, from the shop located outside the building.

The Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamamı gets its name from Kılıç Ali Paşa, an Ottoman admiral. It is a work of Mimar Sinan. The hamam was built in between 1578-1583 and reopened to the public in 2012 after a major restoration. Events are organized in the hamam for special occasions and a shop can be found in the building’s outer section. The hamam is open to women in the morning and to men in the afternoon.

Address:Kemankeş Mah. Hamam Sok. No: 1 Tophane, Karaköy / İstanbul
Price:Hamam+scrub+soap bath 190 TL
Contact:kilicalipasahamami.com
Opening hours:Women 08.00-16.00, Men 16.30-23.30

Source: TimeOut / Istanbul

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