A La Turca
Dating from 1562, this historic hamam has a low-key ambience and allows communal bathing for both genders, although scrubs and massages...
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A La Turca information
Lonely Planet review
Antique Anatolian kilims and textiles are stacked alongside top-drawer Ottoman antiques in this fabulous shop in Çukurcuma. This is the best area in the city to browse for antiques and curios, and A La Turca is probably the most interesting of its retail outlets. Ring the doorbell to gain entrance.