5 (47 Reviews)
Prof. Kazım İsmail Gürkan Cd. No:24 Fatih/İstanbul
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(47 reviews)

45 - 135 minutes

Hamam Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

11 people



About this hammam

Welcome to the glory of the Cagaloglu Hammam, the historical gem in the heart of the Old City of Istanbul. Dive into a world of luxury and tradition since the 18th century, where the comfort from the modern era and the culture of the Ottoman baths comes together.

From the moment you arrive in a magical setting, you will be captivated by the authentic style of classic Turkish hospitality and Ottoman architecture surrounding you at every turn—chic marble detailing and classical Turkish motifs create a cool ambiance. Divided into two separate sections for men and women, the hammam ensures privacy and an personal experience for each guest.

The journey begins with the warm room, where the gentle heat and steam prepares your body fort he traditional bathing ritual under the grand dome. The starry lights will let you feel like you are having a bath under the stars. Leading on to the hot room, with a heated marble platform and your body relaxing in a steam filled atmosphere, that opens your muscles and pores. Then you will be ready for a total cleansing ritual.

Additional to these, professional therapists offer authentic Ottoman experiences as providing a special scrubbing head to toe with exfoliating scrubs (Kese) and massages. After a certain time at the hot room, it is time to eventually get to the cold room in order to chill out with traditional Turkish tea or sherbet to maket he best of this unforgettable day.

Located in the heart of the historical Old City, Cagaloglu Hamami boasts much more than a day at the spa. You can step out for the nearby landmarks, bazaars, and culinary delights, soaking in the rich history and present-day living of Istanbul. Whether you are seeking relaxation or a touch of history, Cagaloglu Hammam promises an unforgettable journey through time.

Explore Hammam Package Options Below – Select Your Preferred Package from ”Package Options”

(Important Note: If you do not select a different package option, you will automatically purchase ”The Istanbul Dream” package by default.)

  • The Istanbul Dream – 45 Minutes – 70 Euro

Start with a 15-min rest in our sauna-like hot room, followed by a 10-min skin-rejuvenating kese rub. Conclude with a 20-min relaxing foam massage in a bubble bath.

  • Tip to Toe – 60 Minutes – 100 Euro

Relax for 15 mins in our sauna-like hot room, then enjoy a 10-min kese rub. Indulge in a 35-min bubble bath with a soothing foam massage.

  • Cagaloglu Hammam – 80 Minutes – 130 Euro

Enjoy a 15-min hot room rest, 10-min kese rub with a one-use glove, a 35-min bubble bath with foam massage, and a 20-min relaxing foot massage.

  • The Ottoman Luxury Service – 105 Minutes – 180 Euro

Indulge in a 15-min hot room rest, 10-min kese rub, 35-min foam massage bubble bath, and 45-min aromatherapy massage in a private room, with Turkish treats.

  • Sultan Mahmud The First – 120 Minutes – 240 Euro

Experience a 15-min hot room session, 10-min dual-therapist kese rub, 35-min bubble bath, 15-min foot massage, collagen mask, and 45-min aromatherapy massage, with Turkish treats.

  • Elixir Of Cagaloglu Hammam – 135 Minutes – 350 Euro

Enjoy dual-therapist treatments: 15-min hot room, 10-min kese rub, 35-min foam bath, 15-min full body clay mask, 45-min aromatherapy massage, and 15-min foot/hand massage, with Turkish delicacies.


Important information

Free cancellation

Cancel up to 72 hours in advance for a full refund

Host or greeter

English, Turkish

Not suitable for

  • People with heart problems
  • People with diabetes
  • Children under 6 years
  • Pregnant women

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • All guests are treated with linden shampoo, hair cream, body lotion, %100 olive oil Ayvalik soap, one-use slippers, towels, and breechcloth.
  • Our guests who are pregnant are not allowed to have a service, and who have heart disease, diabetes, or asthma are not advised to use the bath.


  • 18th-century historic hammam in the heart of Istanbul.
  • Separate male and female sections with skilled same-gender therapists.
  • Stunning Ottoman architecture with intricate marble designs.
  • Authentic kese and massage for complete body and spirit rejuvenation.
  • Ideally located in Istanbul's vibrant Old City for easy exploration.


  • Hot room rest (like sauna)
  • Rubbing with kese (private one-use glove)
  • Bubble bath (foam massage)
  • Foot massage (if option selected)
  • Aromatherapy massage in private room (if option selected)
  • Collagen mask application (if option selected)
  • Full body clay mask (if option selected)
  • Turkish tea and home-made sherbet
  • Turkish delight
  • Linden shampoo
  • Hair cream
  • Body lotion
  • 100 Olive oil soap
  • One-use slippers
  • Towels
  • Breechcloth
  • Tip

Frequently asked questions

Cagaloglu Hammam is located in the heart of Istanbul, just a 2-minute walk from Sultanahmet Square or Hagia Sophia. This makes it incredibly convenient for tourists visiting Istanbul's most iconic landmarks to also experience a traditional Turkish bath without the need for extensive travel.

Yes, Cagaloglu Hammam is an authentic Ottoman hammam, reflecting a rich history that dates back to its construction in 1741. It is one of the last hamams to be built during the Ottoman Empire and stands as a significant example of the architectural style and cultural practices of that era. Its design and operations adhere to the traditional aspects of Ottoman bath culture, offering a genuine experience that transports visitors back in time while providing a tranquil retreat from the modern world.

Yes, Cagaloglu Hammam maintains separate sections for men and women, adhering to traditional practices and ensuring privacy and comfort for all its guests. This separation allows for a more relaxed environment where individuals can enjoy the bath experience in a culturally respectful and secure setting. Each section is equipped with its own facilities, including steam rooms, hot marble slabs, and bathing areas, ensuring a fully authentic and private Turkish bath experience.

Cagaloglu Hammam is open daily from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. These extensive operating hours provide flexibility for visitors, allowing them to incorporate a visit to the hamam into their travel itinerary at a time that suits them best, whether it's starting the day with a refreshing bath or unwinding in the evening after exploring Istanbul.

Yes, Cagaloglu Hammam is only a 2-minute walk away from Sultanahmet Square, making it an extremely accessible option for those visiting the area's historical sites such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Topkapi Palace. Its proximity to these major attractions adds to the convenience for tourists, providing an easy opportunity to experience traditional Turkish culture through the unique and relaxing experience of a Turkish bath.

Hamam's Locations

Prof. Kazım İsmail Gürkan Cd. No:24 Fatih/İstanbul


(47 Reviews)
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Sarah Johnson

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Absolutely loved my visit to Cagaloglu Hamam! It was my first time experiencing a Turkish bath, and it exceeded all my expectations. The facility is stunning, and the bath and massage left me feeling like a new person. Can't wait to return!
John Carpenter

Impression experience with guide and internary

The Cagaloglu Hamam offers a slice of Ottoman luxury that's hard to find elsewhere. From the moment you step in, you're treated like royalty. The marble, the steam, and the skilled attendants all contribute to a deeply relaxing experience. Highly recommended!
Emily Thompson

Impression experience with guide and internary

Visiting Cagaloglu Hamam was a journey back in time! The historical ambiance combined with the professional and courteous staff made for an unforgettable experience. I felt completely rejuvenated after the traditional Turkish bath. A must-visit for anyone coming to Istanbul.
Avery Lee

Impression experience with guide and internary

Our best visit was Cagaloglu turkish bath
William Garcia

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The best turkish bath in istanbul, recommendded!
Mia Davis

Historic Spa

The therapies at Cagaloglu Hamam are divine, offering a perfect blend of history and relaxation. Located in the Old City and close to Hagia Sophia, it’s a sanctuary of peace and rejuvenation. It was a great expereince.
Jacob Brown

Cultural Explorer

Nestled near Hagia Sophia, Cagaloglu Hamam captures the essence of Ottoman luxury. Its historic significance and superior service offer a unique glimpse into the past, making it a top spot in Istanbul. If you want to feel Ottoman, you should visit!!!
Sophia Martinez

The best hamam in istanbul

Cagaloglu Hamam's blend of historical opulence and modern therapy excellence, right in the epicenter of Old City and near Hagia Sophia, offers an unparalleled experience of Turkish heritage and luxury. You must goooo
Liam Johnson

istanbul Hammam

Exploring the heart of Istanbul's Old City, Cagaloglu Hamam was a highlight with its authentic Ottoman charm and proximity to Hagia Sophia. It's more than a bath; it's a journey through time.
Isabella Kim

Great wellness

The professional staff and exquisite therapies at Cagaloglu Hamam exceeded my expectations. Its prime location and historical ambiance near Hagia Sophia made my visit truly unforgettable.
Noah Patel

Ottoman Luxury

Cagaloglu Hamam stands out not just for its storied past and Ottoman architecture but for its exceptional service that makes you feel like royalty. A stone's throw from Hagia Sophia, it's a must-visit for the discerning traveler.
James Anderson

Global Nomad

The Cagaloglu Hamam is a sanctuary in the midst of Istanbul's bustling Old City. Its close proximity to Hagia Sophia only enhances its appeal, offering a peaceful retreat with a dip into history.
Charlotte Smith

Global Explorer

The Cagaloglu Hamam, nestled in Istanbul's Old City and moments from Hagia Sophia, offers a serene escape with its historically rich and luxurious bath experience. It’s a true testament to Ottoman grandeur.
Mason Lee

Wellness Guru

From the moment I entered Cagaloglu Hamam, I was transported to a world of Ottoman luxury. The hamam’s historic authenticity, combined with stellar therapies, made it an unforgettable part of my Istanbul journey.
Ava Garcia

History and Culture Enthusiast

Stepping into Cagaloglu Hamam is like walking through history, with its Ottoman architecture and prime location near Hagia Sophia. It offers an unparalleled experience of Turkish tradition and luxury.
Ethan Wong

Luxury Lifestyle Blogger

: The Cagaloglu Hamam redefines relaxation with its rich history and therapeutic services. Its central location in the Old City makes it a jewel for anyone wanting to experience Istanbul’s luxurious past.
Olivia Patel

Avid Traveller

Discovering Çağaloğlu Hamamı, so close to the historic marvel of Hagia Sophia, was the highlight of my Istanbul trip. Its authentic Ottoman design and professional service surpassed every review I’d read.
Nathan Kim

Cultural Aficionado

Cagaloglu Hamam isn't just a bath; it's a dive into the opulence of Ottoman luxury. Its proximity to Hagia Sophia and position in the Old City's center make it a uniquely enriching experience.
Isabella Rodriguez

Spa Lover

The therapies at Cagaloglu Hamam are nothing short of miraculous. Nestled in Istanbul's historic heart, its professional staff and authentic Ottoman architecture make it a superior choice for relaxation.
Alexander Thompson

History Enthusiast

Experiencing the Cagaloglu Hamam is like stepping into a page from history. Its prime location in the Old City, coupled with the fact that it's been a choice of sultans, makes it a must-visit for anyone coming to Istanbul.

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