Suleymaniye Hamam is a historic Turkish bath in Istanbul. It is situated on a hill just opposite the notable Golden Horn. The Suleymainye Hamam is a traditional Turkish bath in the proper sense of the word as it was built during the 16th century by the chief Ottoman architect Sinan. He did his best to design and built this architectural masterpiece and even today it impresses visitors with its magnificence. In the past the Suleymainye Hamam was a preferred place to visit by the Ottoman rulers.

The building of the Suleymainye Hamam is divided into three main sections according to the original Turkish bath concept. There are also separate places for men and women so that everyone can feel comfortable while being there. There is a cold room, a warm room and a hot room. Each room is supplied with all facilities that you may need for your pleasant and unforgettable experience.

Entering the Suleymaniye Hamam you will be advised to change your clothes and to place them in the special locking changing rooms, included in the price. You will receive a towel and your Turkish bath experience can start. If you want to take the most of your Turkish bath experience, you should start with the cold room where you can spoil yourself with a cup of fresh drink. After the cold room, you will be welcomed to the warm room – we advise you not to miss the warm section because this is the place where you can prepare yourself for the real experience. The warm room is the best place where you can adapt your body and you can stay there as long as you want. The last step of your Turkish bath experience in Suleymaniye Hamam is your stay in the hot room. Please note that before entering the hot room, you should inform the staff about your health condition. This is a must because if you have any health problems or can’t stand the heat, you don’t have to go there. The average temperature of the hot room is around 50 C. It may be also higher so it is better for you to know this in advance.

In the hot room of Suleymaniye Hamam you will have the chance to enjoy a great variety of services starting with the traditional ones such as washing and scrubbing. There are also many massage options that will help you to release the stress.

The staff will assist you every step of your stay. They will provide you all the useful information related to your health condition and help you to choose the best procedure for you! You will feel their hospitality as soon as you enter the Suleymaniye Hamam. Being in the hot room you may feel exhausted because of the heat and you can take the advantage to have a nap in the cabinets. Traditional Turkish drinks will be served in each room so that they can make your experience even more pleasant.

The average duration of your stay in the Suleymaniye Hamam is 1 h 30 min and it promises to be the greatest experience in your lifetime!

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