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Buyuk Turkish Bath

Camiikebir Mh, Beyoglu | Kasimpasa, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 253 4229
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Understand The Rules And You'll Be Fine

I read about this place in an old Rick Steve's guide. It is NOT at all touristy and you may be the... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
North Lawrence, New York
Mind your Ps and Qs

Many people take the opportunity when visiting Istanbul to take a genuine Turkish bath. There is... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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Camiikebir Mh, Beyoglu | Kasimpasa, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 253 4229
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

I read about this place in an old Rick Steve's guide. It is NOT at all touristy and you may be the only non-Turk in the place. I consider that to be a good thing, but you may not. First off, the location. The book...More

Thank Dylan15046
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Many people take the opportunity when visiting Istanbul to take a genuine Turkish bath. There is, however, a certain etiquette to observe. You are naked but you will be given a towel. It is good manners to keep your private parts covered with the towel....More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This was the second turkish bath (hamam) I visited in Istanbul. I loked it better than the other one (tourist one in Taksim, can't remember the name). This one was bigger and the message was better, longer. This one was full of locals. The staff...More

Thank BG B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Looked at many different Hamams and chose this one - very friendly ladies, good scrub, good price and we were the only tourists in there. No booking needed, we just turned up. Was 50L for scrub, massage and they gave us a bottle of water...More

1  Thank Shmisa
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I went with a friend, both foreingers. The only non-Turkish in the hamman. They put on hold the other Turkish guests so we were first on the list for the washing, massage and scrubbing. This was not an act of courtesy but a fast track...More

1  Thank Alejandro P
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Me and my two friends had an authentic and new experience in this old hammam. As we walked in, the shoe man took our shoes and gave us slippers, he then showed us to the changing rooms where you can lock up your belongings (lockers...More

1  Thank Sindre A
Reviewed 3 May 2016

we were couples ,we walked a long way to get to this bath , once inside we were stunned by the smell and number of flies on the towels. we simply ran away.

3  Thank Ghassan K
Reviewed 2 April 2016

After quite a bit of research for a cheaper, non touristy Turkish bath, my boyfriend and I settled on these baths based on the reviews on here. I had been quite apprehensive and wasn't sure what to expect and certainly didn't want to pay over...More

2  Thank TheFlyingCamelpig
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This experience was quite unique for us. We were in Turkish baths before but mostly in the touristic ones. Buyuk feels more original (we were the only tourists in) and is quite cheaper also (50 TL for full package with tips).

1  Thank unknown e
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was my first experience in a hammam and it proved to be the most memorable thing I did in 5 full days in Istanbul. We chose this bath, despite it not being the closest, because it was described as being one that locals use,...More

2  Thank CarolineSMelbourne
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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