Çemberlitaş Hamamı

Çemberlitaş Hamamı is located next to Çemberlitaş Column which is known as oldest structure of the city. The Köprülü Mahmud Paşa with its mosque, school and tombs are opposite the bath. Çemberlitaş Hamamı was established by Nurbanu Valide , wife of Selim II and mother of Murad III, in order to generate income to support Valide-i Atik Charity . The construction date was 1584 and its designer was Sinan who was greatest of all. It is also called the Rose Bath.

Çemberlitaş Hamamı has separate sections for both men and women. The entrance door and changing of the women's section in the bath had been removed during road construction. After that the changing room has been used as pastry shop for time. It was also used as isolation hospital during the World War I and it started to be used as restaurant after the World War I ended. It returned its original usage after it was restored in 1998. Since then, the Çemberlitaş Hamamı has been popular Bath in Istanbul and it has continued to entertain tourists seeking the pleasures and enjoyment of a Turkish bath.

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