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Hammam+ Massage+ Foam Bath (Traditional Turkish Bath Experience)

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What to Expect
Itinerary

he visitor of Hammam is welcomed in Hammam Square.

The visitor, welcomed by the Yanasma (room keeper) and shown his room.

Yanasma gives the visitor , takunya (wooden sabots-pattens) and pestemal (loincloth).

The visitor, after tying up his loincloths, and wearing his pattens in his room , comes to the hammam square.

Here, the massager (keseci) meets him.

The visitor entering the hammam, lies on the heated marble platform, covered with a thin cloth (serme). Before taking the bath, he lies on the marble platform for minimum 20 minutes, to sweat and prepare his body for kese (rubbing with a bath glove).

Later, visitor is taken to the kurna (marble basin under the tap), and rubbed and given a bubble bath and later lies on the marble platform again for massage.

Our guests, with their services completed, is free from now on, he may take a shower again or lay on the marble platform to rest.

Our guest wishing to leave, takes his bathing and hair towel in the warm section and leads to hammam square.

The visitor reaches to his normal body temperature again, during his time spend in hammam square for 15-20 minutes. At this time, he relaxes eith the hot or cold beverages serviced.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Historical Galatasaray Bath, Kuloğlu, Turnacıbaşı Cd. No:8, 34433 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I was here on Sunday afternoon from 5 to 7pm. Loved it there guys, nice Turkish hammam , enjoyed hot marble there. I bought Istanbul Museum Pass card for %25 off all service. First time I visit Istanbul😊❤️ i recommended this historical hammam
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Response from Galatasaray_Hamami, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Hammam+ Massage+ Foam Bath (Traditional Turkish Bath Experience)
Responded Nov 15, 2019
Thank you for your nice comment
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We took the traditional Turkish hammam. 👉The staff is very helpful and care for everything you need during the whole process of the bath. 👉 I would also recommend the Galatasaray hammam on a frequent basis. 👉 It was the first time we took a Turkish traditional hammam and we
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Response from Tarihi Galatasa... H, Owner at Hammam+ Massage+ Foam Bath (Traditional Turkish Bath Experience)
Responded Nov 12, 2019
Thank you for your nice comment
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I LOVED Galatasaray Hamam ! First, a nice walk to get there (istiklal st.) Not too long and not easy to find.(Center in Beyoglu ) When we go in October you can make online reservation. Hammam+ Massage+ Foam Bath: 230 Turkish Liras All service : 60 minutes I recommend
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Response from Tarihi Galatasa... H, Guest Relations Manager at Hammam+ Massage+ Foam Bath (Traditional Turkish Bath Experience)
Responded Oct 19, 2019
Thank you for your nice comment
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

By: Tarihi Galatasaray Hamami
217 reviews
Mira2130
10
Not for women
This hamam has not marble hot stone for women. I was just seating in the cold room, and then was scrubed for 5
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CinziaT165
Venice, Italy
31
Hamam for tourists!
I have bene in severa hamam all over the middle east and this hai bene the sorso experience in my lite. It’s a
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fhaffar
Manchester, United Kingdom
7424
So refreshing to have a body scrub
This traditional and historical steam room and bathing place, known in Turkish as Hamam, is a must for visitors to
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rachelvH1562XV
Boston, Massachusetts
10
Relaxing and enjoyable an experience
An absolutely wonderful experience and a must-do in Istanbul. The hammam is gorgeous, clean, and the staff are
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ggaurav2014
New Delhi, India
42
Very average - Below Expectations
I went with a great deal of expectations but it was a let down. Firstly the staff was not great with English and
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193fatimat
Lyon, France
114
Great experience
It was my first doing Turkish bath and the experience was amazing. My friend recommended it. I took the package
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Ayşe A
10
Amazing 👍
👍 Seperate area for women, which I prefer. Historical place with great service for a fair price. Had the full
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ValeriyaVirka
Milan, Italy
10
Loved there guys ❤️
I was here on Sunday afternoon from 5 to 7pm. Loved it there guys, nice Turkish hammam , enjoyed hot marble there.
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Kristina_Adams
Helsinki, Finland
10
We really enjoy it
We took the traditional Turkish hammam. 👉The staff is very helpful and care for everything you need during the
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Gailani_art
Muscat, Oman
349181
Awful - Avoid !!! - costly with Rude staff
We took a full service , the staff were so rude. Never smiled , never walked us through the process .... the staff
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Sofia L
Jacksonville, Florida
10
Ottoman time - Old World
Old world Ottoman time 1481 Hamam, bit pricey but traditional and a unique Istanbul experience Completely
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Arda D
Las Vegas, Nevada
11
Traditional experience
Super traditional experience, most beautiful hammam in the middle of Istanbul. This hammam center in Istanbul.
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nikita r
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
11
I definitely recommend it
Decent service, we went there early in the morning around 10 am, we were among the first customers, the place is
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carssonbuudy
Denmark
11
I LOVED Galatasaray Hamam!
I LOVED Galatasaray Hamam ! First, a nice walk to get there (istiklal st.) Not too long and not easy to
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Burak D
Montreal, Canada
12
Located in the heart of city
Absolutely authentic Turkish Hamam which operates since 1481. Located in the heart of city the hamam need booking
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