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Süleymaniye Hamam

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Süleymaniye Hamam.

Süleymaniye Hamam features in these preplanned City Guides:

3-day Istanbul City Guide5-day Istanbul City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Relaxing experience
  • Oldest hamam in Istanbul

Time required: 90 minutes

Phone: +90 212 519 5569

Web site: http://www.suleymaniyeha...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Daily: 10am - 12midnight


Ticket type Charge
General: 35

Public transport:

  • Tram Line T1: Eminönü stop

Address: 20 Mimar Sinan Caddesi, Süleymaniye

Things you need to know:

  • Suleymaniye Hamam is a Turkish Bath that is part of the beautiful Süleymaniye Mosque complex
  • Being operational since 1550, it is the oldest hamam in Istanbul. The building was designed by Ottoman star architect Sinan
  • It specializes in couples and families. It employs a friendly, helpful and highly professional staff
  • The entire hamam experience lasts 90 minutes. The service includes the hot room, washing, peeling (scrubbing), and a soap massage
  • The experience feels like going back to the Ottoman times
  • This hamam is out-of-the-way meaning fewer tourists. It is busier late afternoon and in the evening
  • The scrubbing and massage can hurt occasionally but it feels wonderful afterwards

What to do there:

  • First enjoy the hot room where you will lie on a hot marble slab in the center of the room for about 40 minutes
  • After that you will have a body exfoliation followed by a soap massage and washing service
  • You will be dried off in a specialized way
  • You can rest in another room to relax and enjoy a drink (extra charge)

Tips & Insights:

  • The hamam is suitable for families and couples only. Single males or females will not be admitted
  • Only cash is accepted

Süleymaniye Hamam features in these preplanned City Guides: