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Traditional Turkish Bath Experience in Istanbul

4.6 / 5

5 reviews

Activity provider: Booking Guide Turkey

Traditional Turkish Bath Experience in Istanbul

Activity provider: Booking Guide Turkey

From US$ 107.60 per person

For a cleansing spa experience in Istanbul, a Turkish bath at a hamam is perfect for those looking for calm and relaxation on their holiday. Indulge yourself with a body scrub and soap massage as you enjoy one of the most unique traditions in Turkey.

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Duration 2 hours
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Pickup included
Pick-up and drop off service is provided for Istanbul hotels on the European side of the city (Old city or Taksim).


  • Enjoy an authentic Turkish bath
  • Relax on the marble tiles of the Hot Room
  • Be treated to an invigorating body scrub and bubble wash
  • Opt to unwind with a soothing massage
  • Rejuvenate with a Turkish tea after your bath
Full description
The hamam is an atmospheric world all its own in the midst of cosmopolitan Istanbul. If you are stressed-out, tired, or just want to visit a place where time seems to have stood still for centuries, step inside for an authentic Turkish bath experience. Immerse yourself in the long-established hamam experience at a luxurious hamam carved out of a cave, granting the best of both worlds: old-world tradition in a modern, luxurious setting. To help you relax after your daily tours of Istanbul, the professional masseurs offer a variety of services in addition to the traditional hamam ritual. After changing, you will be taken to the Hot Room where your muscles will loosen up. You will proceed to the Warm Room of the bath,where the staff (tellak for men and natir for women) will scrub you down using Turkish soap and a special cloth. Once you have finished there, you will be taken to the Cold Room and given towels to wrap yourself in. Here you may choose to enhance your experience with a massage, or simply relax with tea or other drinks. After you get dressed, you will feel your skin renewed from the magic of the Turkish bath.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Entrance fee
  • Foam massage
  • Oil massage
  • Drinks

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Important information

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  • Free shuttle service will pick-up from your hotel on the Europe side of the city (Old city or Taksim). Please note service can be late as it depends on traffic jams in the city.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 5 reviews

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It was an incredible experience. We were extremly well taken care of.

Everthing was perfectly organised. Picking up and bringing back to the hotel was 100% reliable and very punctual. The Hamam is very clean and all the rooms are very impressiv. Peeling and soaping was great experience and for our taste very authentic. (no Tourist show!!) Very good value for money. Can be recommended to anyy Istanbul-visiter and should make part of the cultural experience.

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October 12, 2013

Turkish bathing experience - always to be recommended

A bathing experience with well-founded instruction. Massage and relaxation experience and that in complete CALM, and that in a booth that never sleeps. Thanks to the team!

November 12, 2013

This bathing experience is recommended on all levels.

Clean, professional, technically sound. The present masseuse convinced with her medical and general massage knowledge and its application. This bathing experience is recommended on all levels. It would be desirable if, in addition to Turkish, some English and / or French and / or German were spoken. Otherwise perfect.

June 24, 2013

Product ID: 17523