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Jennifer's Hamam

Arasta Bazaar Ordu Cad. No:135 Eminonu/Cagaloglu | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 212 518 0648
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Ranked #3 of 381 Shopping in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Traveler Description: Jennifer's Hamam is a lovely shop in the Arasta Bazaar, located in the historic area of Istanbul, called Sultanahmet. Be sure to stop into this shop... more »
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Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Recently visited Istanbul and found Jennifer's in the Bazaar behind the Blue Mosque. Searched it out after reading so many positive comments about the quality of her towels. Jennifer and her staff are wonderful to deal with. No pressure, friendly and professional. Her towels are incredible and reasonably priced considering the workmanship. They are all handwoven and truly works of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I usually go to Grand Bazaar when i need to buy towels, peştemals, scarves, pillow cases etc..Since i discovered Jeniffers' Hamam in Arasta Bazaar, i'd rather visit her place to buy hamam equipment. I think this place deserves an appreciation for gathering/organizing high standart products made by local craftsmen/artisans. It's a shop where you can find some examples of turkish... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Several shopping websites recommended this store. I visited Istanbul last week and I had to visit. It's located in the Arasta Bazaar. We met Jennifer and she explained her products and what made them unique. The quality is amazing. I bought a small blanket, a robe, washcloths, a towel, and scrubs used for hamam baths. My friend bought several scrubs... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

someday I hope to go in person to Jennifer's Hamam but for now I am content to have 2 incredibly beautifully made towels delivered to me - I read about Jennifer's work in the paper and wanted to support her role in supporting local tradespeople who are losing their livelihood to products made elsewhere the towels, throws, etc are made... More

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Seoul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I had read quite a bit about Jennifer's store and the work she has done to preserve the heritage of weaving in Turkey. It was very easy to identify her store on the market street due to the wonderful Canadian flag in the window. Jennifer was not in Istanbul when I made my visit, but she had two lovely representatives... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

On a recent visit to Istanbul we had been recommended a visit to Jennifer's Hamam. We had been warned Istanbul is full of products made in China. It was wonderful to see Jennifer's treasure trove of fabulous traditionally made towels, robes, scarves, loofahs etc. Jennifer spent a great deal of time with us going over how everything is made. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I visited Jennifer's Hamam in October last year and was amazed at the quality and value for money of the products in her store. Jennifer was very helpful talking to us about how the towels were made and how to care for cotton products. We brought a large array if towels and throws- all of which Jennifer organised to be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

As a Canadian woman visiting Istanbul, a trip to Jennifer's Hamam shop in the Arasta Bazaar was high on my list of things to do. Once in the shop I became interested in a bedspread and was invited to visit the showroom, which is a short walk away, where they had more stock. What a treat! I had the pleasure... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My husband and I were recently on holidays in Istanbul. In preparation for shopping in the Arasta Bazaar (local to our hotel) I had read reviews which highlighted Jennifer’s passion and preservation of old-style Turkish workmanship and utility of organic and certified materials in textiles. With a passion for quality, I knew I could not leave Turkey without browsing these... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The great thing about travel is finding something unique, beautiful, and indigenous to where you are. Jennifer's Hamam is all three. Her shop in the Arrasta Bazaar (make sure it is the one with the Canadian flag in the window) and the showroom (truly) a three minute walk away is a required stop on any trip to Instanbul. The craftsmanship... More

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