FAQ | Suleymaniye Hamam | Historical Turkish Bath in Istanbul 1550-1557
What is included in a hamam service?

Our services include; 40 Euro PP (Cash Only)

Washing, peeling(scrubbing), and soap massage
Lockable changing rooms
Towel (pestemal) / wrap for men
Bra & shorts for women
Slippers (takunya)
The entire hamam experience will last between 60-90 minutes.

Do we have to make a reservation?

Yes, You have to make reservation in advance. 
Please Follow this link to make reservation.

How do you heat to hamam?

The hamam has always been heated only by natural oak wood fires. Since 1550 for 24 Hours

Is your hamam mixed?

Yes. It is specially suitable to families and couples. The haman is suitable for families and couples only. Single males or females will not be admitted.

How can I pay?

You can pay with Turkish Lira ,Euro and Dollars. Note: We do not accept credit cards.

Do we have to bring our bath clothes?

No, We provide everything. If preffered, bring your own bathing suit.

Is there a place for singles?

No, there isn't.The hamam is suitable for families and couples only.Single males or females (also two males, two females) will not be admitted.

Are all the masseurs male?

Yes, they are all very well trained.

How long it takes?

The entire hamam experience will last between 60-90 minutes.

Until what time are you open?

We are open everyday (include weekends) from 10:00 and  the last entry is 20:00.

Are you open everyday?

Yes we are open everyday. 7 days a week .(Holidays,Christmas,Easter-Paskalya.. etc)

Can I take my kids with me?

Yes, you can. But we don't take 0-6 years old children into the Hamam. Families with children should come between 11.00 and 20.00.

What would be the best time for a relaxed hamam experience?

We suggest you to visit us between 9:45 am and 15:00 pm.

If I am pregnant can I use hamam?

We accept just to 2 months.Up to 2 months we do not recommend to use Hamam.

Is there a hairdryer?

Yes there are hair dryers. You can use free of charge.

Why is the Suleymaniye hamam special?

It is located in a 450 year historical building desinged by the famous arquitect Sinan. You can feel that time is back to the Ottoman period, when you take a bath here.

How can I find your hamam?

With Metro (350 meter)

Vezneciler Metro Stop; after leaving the metro, walk in the direction of Suleymaniye Mosque. 
We are located at the East Gate of the mosque. Get directions by google map.


With Tram

Beyazit - the Grand Bazaar Stop (we recommend ) 650 meters ; You can come by foot from the Istanbul University Walk down the Fuat Pasha street and it is near the Suleymaniye mosque. Get directions by google map.

Eminönü Stop 650 meters; In front of Istanbul Commerce University . Follow the faithful Professor Cemil Birsen street and come up until the Suleymaniye Mosque. We are located at the East Gate of the mosque. Get directions by google map.