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Turkish Bath, Address of Turkish baths in Istanbul

Turkish Bath is called AT the place which helps the muscles to relax, body to rest, spiritual and physical dirt can be purification. 

Traditional Turkish bath has never been a place only for personal bathing; rather has played the role of a social forum, a place for communication, relaxation and recreation.

 

 

At the time when no TV news or social media existed people used to get the last news in the Turkish bath one of the major places for staying up to date with the latest news, passing information and spreading rumors.

 

Many places will be set up for socializing in the common room where they serve tea, water, fruit juice, and sometimes, in really good places, a yogurt-lemon-soda concoction! Moreover, a Turkish bath was a location where many important social and political events took place and traditional rituals performed, including the bridal party.

 

Nowadays it has become a popular tourist destination in Turkey for those who want to clean off, detox, and immerse themselves in a culturally significant, ancient practice. Though rituals, amenities and processes can vary by region, the general experience is about the same.

 

History of Turkish Bath

 

 

 

The first signs of Turkish baths dating back to the 14th century, during the Ottoman Empire’s vast reign of much of the Middle East and EuropeHistorical Vezneciler Turkish Bath is located in the district of Fatih, on The Bozdogan Kemeri road.  Ottoman Ruler Sultan Beyazid II had it built in the year 1481.

 

Being the first and only Bath built on the second floor, Vezneciler Turkish Bath is unique both in the world and Turkiye. The curative water that heals the illness of jaundice is another feature of this bath.

 

Elements That Are Often Included in the Turkish Bathing Process

 

  • Soap (At Turkish bath standard soap is used. If you have sensitive skin or are allergic to some)

 

  • Slipper (Turkish clogs)

 

  • Kese

 

  • Extra Clothes

 

  • The towel used to dry the body

 

  • Scraper

 

  • Loincloth (peştamal)

 

  • Nalin: pair of wooden

 

  • slippers; during Ottoman times, nations were elaborate and featured 

an intricate pattern of inlaid mother-of-pearl

 

 

Benefits of Turkish Bathing

 

Though the Turkish bath was originally used for hygiene and religious purposes, it has since been used for a variety of therapeutic benefits, both mentally, spiritually, and physically.

 

Below are some of their benefits:

 

  • Detoxifying: Turkish bath is believed to reduce stress, anxiety, and allow deep relaxation.

 

  • Cleansing: The heat used within the practice is intended to induce sweat and to open pores in

the anticipation of a deep cleanse.

 

  • Hydrating: The process allows essential vitamins and minerals to nourish and hydrate the skin.

 

  • Decreasing muscle tension: Turkish bath has been used to soothe muscle pain and rheumatism

 

  • Boosting the immune system: By activating blood circulation, hammams can have a positive impact on the immune system.

 

Is Turkish bath good for skin?

 

 

Turkish bath can help with anti-aging. Exfoliating and hydrating your skin will not only help reduce the likelihood of blemishes, but it can also improve your skin's elasticity,

and give you a glow - so you'll feel like a new woman.

 

Best Turkish baths in Istanbul with their price

 

  • Cemberlitas bath:

 

You will get a nice impression of the Turkish bath process and customs, so you know what to expect. Cemberlitas Bath is located on Cemberlitas Square on Divanyolu Street.

 

Traditional Turkish Hammam: 170,00 ₺

Traditional Turkish Hammam with massage: 320,00 ₺

  

  • Cagaoglu bath:

 

This Turkish bath was constructed in 1741 and is the last bath to be built after a long period during the Ottoman Empire. It was constructed in Istanbul Eminonu.

 

Traditional Turkish Hammam: 75 €

Luxury traditional Turkish Hammam: 125 €

Sultan Mahmut style Turkish Hammam with an aromatherapy massage: 185 €

 

 

  • Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Bath:

 

Dating back to 1556, the Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Turkish bath located between the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque is one of Istanbul’s most stunning representations of the time-honored Turkish hammam culture. in Istanbul was designed and built by Mimar Sinan, the chief Ottoman architect. 

 

 Traditional Turkish Hammam 60 minute: 120 €

 AB-I HAYAT style Turkish Hammam with a gift: 185 €

  

  • Cukurcuma bath:

 

This bath was constructed in 1831 when the wife of Abdulhamid. This Turkish bath is one of the modern traditional baths in Istanbul. Located in Beyoglu in Istanbul.

 

Traditional Turkish Hammam: 340,00 ₺

Traditional Turkish Hammam with massage 45 min: 720,00 ₺

  

  • Kilic Ali Pasha bath:

 

The construction took place between 1578-1583 in Tophane, near the harbor, and was built by Mimar Sinan. . Located in Beyoglu in Istanbul.

 

Traditional Turkish Hammam: 340,00 ₺

  

  • Mihrimah Sultan bath:

 

This bath is beautifully styled with wooden doors all around the lobby which will lead you to the changing rooms and steam rooms. Located in Fatih, Fevzi Pasa Street in Istanbul. And this bath is famous for the bridal party For the bridal bath party.  

 

Minimum Price Per Person (Weekend)Less than 50 TL

Minimum Price Per Person (Weekdays)30-50 TL

 

How to take a traditional Turkish bath?

 

 

At the Turkish bath in most cases, an impressive room completely covered in marble featuring a big dome, several basins and an impressive gobektası - the central, raised platform

above the heating source.

 

After 15 minutes of sitting and lying on the gobektası, the masseur entered the room. The attendant soaked the customer's body with warm water and slathered me with a sudsy swab.

After the washing up and massage, it was time for the scrubbing and cooling down.

This concluded the 15-minute service. The masseur left the hot room, but the customer can stay and relax.

 

Total, traditional Turkish bath package includes 45 minutes of washing; traditional body scrubbing with handwoven washcloth known as a pouch (kese); a foam wash; and a massage.

 

Do you know about Kese?

 

Pouch that known in Turkey as a Kese these Turkish bath gloves have a variety of health and cosmetic benefits. The Kese removes dead skin cells which have the beneficial effect of stimulating skin and poor breathing while greatly improving blood circulation.

 

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