Catalca Municipal Bath

Catalca Municipal Bath

Catalca Municipal Bath

Çatalca, which is an important district of Istanbul, is relatively outside of Istanbul due to its location. The local people who want to turn this situation into an advantage want to take advantage of the calm and peaceful atmosphere of the district on weekends. There are both natural beauties and historical and cultural places in the Çatalca region. There is a driving distance of approximately 1 kilometer between Çatalca Municipal Bath, which is one of these venues, and the district center. The street in front of the bath is called Hamanönü Street.

One of the most important features of the Çatalca Municipal Bath is that it is the only historical bath for Çatalca. For this reason, it has been carefully preserved to this day by various repairs by both the authorities and the local people. Bath in some sources IV. It passes in the form of Mehmed Han Bath. At that time, IV. Mehmed decides to build this place for himself and his harem. The arched entrance door, enclosed in a rectangular frame, immediately catches the eye. Just above this, there are very stylish bird figured decorations. It is seen that the windows are designed with round arches. Domes attract attention in certain parts of the building, which is covered with a hipped roof.

The historical Çatalca Municipal Bath, unfortunately, is left to its fate after the Balkan War. As the years pass, the former begins to lose its importance. Fortunately, it was repaired in 1940 thanks to the efforts of İsmaik Hakkı Tekçe. Thanks to this successful repair, it starts to serve again. Every Tuesday is determined as women's day in Çatalca Municipal Bath. Men, on the other hand, benefit from the bath for all the remaining days. The entrance door of the bath has a height of around 1.80 cm. When you enter the bath, it is possible to encounter changing rooms on both sides. The central part of the historical place is heated by a stove.

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