Cagaloglu Hamam, Traditional Turkish Bath since 1971

Cağaloğlu Bath is one of the largest double Turkish baths of Istanbul. Baroque style novelties, a rarely seen quality in Ottoman architecture, are evident in the architectural structure of the building and also by the organization of its cooling-room and hot room sections. In the men’s section, to reach the cooling-room which is covered with a small dome and seven vaults, you should cross the dressing room covered by a large dome. Cağaloğlu Bath is one of the largest double Turkish baths of Istanbul. Baroque style novelties, a rarely seen quality in Ottoman architecture, are evident in the architectural structure of the building and also by the organization of its cooling-room and hot room sections. In the men’s section, to reach the cooling-room which is covered with a small dome and seven vaults, you should cross the dressing room covered by a large dome.Cağaloğlu Turkish Bath was built in 1741 to provide revenue for both the library of Mahmut I, the Ottoman Sultan of the time, in Hagia Sophia Külliye (social complex) and for Hagia Sophia Mosque . Architectural plans of the bath was designed by Süleyman Ağa, the architect of the court, and the bath was built by Abdullah Ağa. Before the construction of Cağaloğlu Turkish Bath, the palace built by Nevşehirli Damat İbrahim Paşa stood on the same location. The palace was destroyed by a fire in 1740, and construction of the Cağaloğlu Bath started soon after. The bath has both historical and architectural importance as it is the last great Turkish bath constructed before Sultan Mustafa III prohibited the construction of great baths in 1768, due to the increasing water and firewood needs of the city. 1. Self Service Renew yourself on Cağaloğlu Hamam’s 16 columned navel stone with speciality shampoo, hair cream and body lotion, accompanied by exotic smells of olive oil Ayvalık soaps. Find your energy back with Turkish tea, home-made sherbet and Turkish delight, which are presented right after pleasure-filled moments end. 2. The Istanbul Dream Cağaloğlu Hamam, which is in service for over 300 years promises a dreamlike experience. Relive the old Istanbul with 15 minutes of secluded, hot room rest, followed by 10 minutes of rubbing with a bath glove and 20 minutes of bobble bath. After the ritual, with Turkish tea, home-made sherbet and Turkish delight, prepared at the end of the seance, you are renewed and ready once again for the journey that is Istanbul. 3. Tip To Toe If what you need is to pause for a moment, and renew yourself, then this ritual is made specially for you. After 15 minutes of hot room rest, you are purified with 10 minutes of a bath glove rub. Then, bobble massage, which lasts a total of 35 minutes, will start from your feet, reach your neck and head, and in the end revitalize your whole body. The final part of tip to toe renewal is of course Turkish tea, homemade sherbet and Turkish delight, presented at the end of the ritual… 4. Cağaloğlu Hamam The Cağaoğlu Hamam special service, which combines the traditional Turkish bath ritual with an Oriental experience, presents a new kind of massage experience. After 15 minutes of hot room rest, the now-classic rubbing and 20 minutes of bubble massage complete the Turkish bath ritual. Followed by 15 minutes of feet massage with linden oil in the cold part of the Turkish bath and afterwards, Turkish tea, home-made sherbet, appetizers and Turkish delight. 5. Ottoman Luxury Service The Ottoman Luxury Service presents from start to finish the royal Ottoman experience. Start by 15 minutes of hot room rest, then 10 minutes of rubbing and 30 minutes of bubble massage. 45 minutes of aromatherapy massage with linden oil completes this ritual which in the end makes one relieve hospitality and kindness of the Ottoman court, with Turkish tea, home-made sherbet, Turkish delight, appetizers and fruit. 6. Sultan Mahmud The First Cağaloğlu Hamam, built by Sultan Mahmud the First, presents a package that honors his name with a service that is worth of sultans. After 15 minutes of hot room rest comes 45 minutes of rubbing and bubble massage conducted by two. You will then be treated with 15 minutes of feet massage in your private room along with a collagen face-mask treat which promises a total renewal. The ritual which in the end presents a 45 minute aromatherapeutic massage, concludes with sultan-worthy treats and offers a true royal experience. Redeem informationVoucher type: Printed and e-VoucherPrinted voucher or E-voucher. Print and bring the voucher or show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity.LocationStarting point: Cagaloglu Hamamı, Historical Turkish BathScheduleOpening dates09:00 - 22:00Guiding optionsGuiding type: Not includedRequirementsAll our guests are treated with linden shampoo, hair cream, body lotion, 100% olive oil Ayvalik soapi one-use only slippers, towels and breechcloth. Not suitable for people with asthma, heart diseases, reduced mobility or pregnant women. The use of bath is not advised also for the guests who have recently consumed alcohol, who are famished or full. Hamam takes no responsiblity in such occasions.

Or request a quote below:

We'll call you back with our best prices guaranteed.

Tick this box to get offers from our team about amazing new destinations, travel offers, sales & more!
Call our travel experts NOW
01-8745000