5 (47 Reviews)
Prof. Kazım İsmail Gürkan Cd. No:24 Fatih/İstanbul
From: €60,00
(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.

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


(47 Reviews)
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Sophia Nguyen

Wellness Advocate

I was mesmerized by the historical architecture and authentic Ottoman ambiance of Cagaloglu Hamam. Located so close to Hagia Sophia, it offers an unparalleled retreat into luxury and history.
Lucas Martinez

Adventure Seeker

Right in the heartbeat of the Old City and a short walk from the iconic Hagia Sophia, Cagaloglu Hamam exceeded all my expectations. Its historic essence and professional service make it a standout experience in Istanbul.
David Lee

Luxury Seeker

The Cagaloglu Hamam is a splendid site, offering a slice of the sultans' life with its rich history and exquisite therapies. Located in the Old City, its proximity to key attractions like Hagia Sophia makes it a prime spot for relaxation and culture.
Sara Wilson

Cultural Explorer

A genuine Ottoman structure, Cagaloglu Hamam, provides an authentic Turkish bath experience right in the heart of Istanbul. Its historic ambiance and excellent location near Hagia Sophia make it a must-visit.
Michael Brown

Spa Enthusiast

Istanbul's Cagaloglu Hamam is a real treat, offering more than just a traditional bath. The team is highly professional, and their therapies are fantastic. Truly a sultan's choice and beyond what I had read in reviews!
Emily Johnson

World Traveler

The location of Cagaloglu Hamam is unbeatable, nestled perfectly in the center of Istanbul's Old City and just a stone's throw from the majestic Hagia Sophia. It's not just a bath; it's an experience steeped in history.
John Smith

History Buff

Visiting Cagaloglu Hamam was a journey back in time, located right at the heart of the Old City, its proximity to Hagia Sophia added to the charm. A true Ottoman gem, far exceeding my expectations from the reviews I read!

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