Turkish Bath and Hamami - Istanbul October 2nd 2010 My last day in Istanbul. After a great week, I wanted to end it by going to a Turkish Bath. Along Yeniceriler Cd just past the Grand Bazaar is the Cemberlitas Turkish Bath. One of the oldest baths in Istanbul, the hamami was built by Sinan in 1584 and is still functional today.
From the outside you would never guess a Turkish bath is in there, let alone one so old. I must have passed it 3 time ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul » Sirkeci Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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