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Suleymaniye Hamami

Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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Good but I don't call it excellent

Over priced compare to the service. On entry you pay upfront and they take you to changing room... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Arshad A
The traditional hamam

After two days walking around for sightseeing this was the best way to get pampered and relax! I... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
via mobile
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Suleymaniye Hamam is a traditional Turkish bath that continues to operate today. The building, commissioned by Sultan Suleyman and designed by the Turkish architect Mimar Sinan, was built in 1557. It features dramatic archways and domes and is decorated with elaborate marble inlay. It is the only hamam in Istanbul where men and women bathe together. 40 Euro per person.The entire hamam experience will last between 60-90 minutes.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“turkish bath” (76 reviews)
“steam room” (28 reviews)
“soap massage” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mimar Sinan Caddesi No: 20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
+90 212 520 34 10
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over priced compare to the service. On entry you pay upfront and they take you to changing room, you keep the key and come down , put wooden slippers on and walk in to sitting area. Would show you the washroom in case if you...More

Thank Arshad A
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

After two days walking around for sightseeing this was the best way to get pampered and relax! I went there with my boyfriend mainly because of its history but also because we could be together. You dress up with their towels in cotton, they also...More

Thank Oliviahil
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first Hamam, and what an experience! The location is simply stunning, with an insane history, and the price is ok for the service provided. The staff were very professional, so that even as a woman I didn't feel uncomfortable (despite them all...More

2  Thank FionaR88
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few places in Istanbul where couples have have hamam together and at the same time. The place is beautiful and the staff is very accommodating. The hamam it self it not one of the best in town but again if...More

Thank Jan_Bjerre_Aagesen
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to Suleymaniye Hamami after some internet research which said this was the only couples hamam in Istanbul. We were also looking for an authentic experience as opposed to a hotel hamam. We weren't really sure what to expect, but the experience...More

1  Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

It's a bit hard to write a review when you actually didn't get to experience this hamam, however, we thought it was worth writing for people in a similar situation to us. We specifically chose this hamam as it advertising itself as the only one...More

Thank Toby D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

this place was great. just got the basic package and it was so worth it. you will feel so relaxed and loose when you're done.

Thank WTH9
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The only hamam in istanbul where you can join the treatments as a couple. The historical building was impressive. We enjoyed the stay but don't expect too much from the massage.

1  Thank xandocan
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We booked a scrub with massage at the hammam and very much enjoyed it. The instructions were clear, albeit in very simple English. We got towels and shorts/bikini and clogs which were slightly big...needed to walk very carefully. The hamam was hot and steamy, scrub...More

2  Thank Veanna67
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My fiance and I were traveling for 4 weeks though Eastern Europe and we started our journey in Istanbul. Our first day, we talked to other travelers at our hostel about what they had done so far, and they recommended we go to a Hammam....More

Thank Sarahellend
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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13 June 2017|
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Response from xandocan | Reviewed this property |
hi, i guess not. just because they do the massage in the steaming room.
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7 December 2015|
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Response from JuergenWDobler | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer your specific questions, but my take would be that it really depends how busy they are and how many bookings they have. We went there mid afternoon on a Saturday without having booked in advance. We just... More
Moe A
28 September 2015|
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Response from Mircea I | Reviewed this property |
Traditionaly the massage is made only by males.