Cağaloğlu Hamamı is located in Sultanahmet near Hagia Sophia and the Yerebatan Sarnıcı. It’s always first choice for the visitors but his popularity is not only coming from its central location. It’s on the list of New York Times’ “1900 Places to See Before You Die” and possible to see it in famous movies such as Indiana Jones.
Cağaloglu Hamamı was constructed by Sultan Mahmut I as baroquely design and it became one of the most epideictic example of Turkish Baths. It was built in 1741 by Abdullah Ağa who was chief Ottoman architect at that time. It was built as ‘çifte hamam’ which means it has two separate sections for women and men. The entrance door of the ladies’ section opens to Hamam Street, and the men’s section opens to main road.