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Besiktas HamamI

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Address: Sinanpasa Mh. sair veysi sk., Istanbul 34353 , Turkey

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If you're looking for a typical Turkish neighborhood hamami and want to step out from your comfort zone for a while, this is the right place. Besiktas hamami isn't a fancy place... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2014
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

It was nice visit to Hamam, very cosy place and good before taking sun baths. Higly recommending it to all whom need rest for a body.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

The prices at this hamami were comparable (actually 5 lira more expensive) to the prices at the Aga Hamami which I enjoyed far more. It was an authentic experience, lots of local women chatting and bathing, however the service was below my expectation, I paid extra for a massage which lasted for about 30 seconds. I would suggest going with... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

If you're looking for a typical Turkish neighborhood hamami and want to step out from your comfort zone for a while, this is the right place. Besiktas hamami isn't a fancy place made for tourists but it definitely is functional and authentic. The prices are affordable. The staff doesn't speak very good English and might seem to be a little... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

Original Turkish Bath which caters for locals. If you want a true experience, this is the place for you. It is not fancy, though it does the job on the tin! A little difficult to find. We arrived with an hour to closing time, hence there was a sense that the treatment was rushed. The prices are affordable. The treatment... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

I was expected a little more for the price since this is a more local hammam. The massage was very short, like 5 minutes, even though I asked and paid for 15 minutes. She scrubbed me and did not do a great job with shampooing my hair. It was clean and cheap but would try another one next time. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2011

Besiktas hammamı is a typical neighborhood hammam (Turkish bath) which has a section for men (open 08:00-22:00) and for women (open 08:00-19:00). In there you will find the typical center room with the marble surface used to lie down while being “kesed” and the washbasins. In addition to that the man section has a sauna. The center rooms is roofed... More 

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In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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