Ağa Hamamı


The oldest hamam in the city, this Çukurcuma landmark was built in 1454 and renovated by order of Sultan Abdülmecid I in 1844. We don't recommend that visitors have bath experiences here as standards of cleanliness and service are disappointing.

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2. Galatasaray Lycée

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3. İstiklal Caddesi

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4. Akbank Art Centre


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5. Çiçek Pasajı


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6. Aya Triada

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8. Museum of Innocence

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