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Kasimpasa Grand Bath

Kasimpasa Grand Bath

As a deep-rooted Turkish tradition, baths, which have existed for centuries for hygiene and cleaning purposes, have a different place in the Ottoman Empire. Public health and general hygiene were at a higher level than many other large states of the period, thanks to the baths built not only in big cities but also in many places. At this point, the Kasımpaşa Grand Bath in Istanbul, the city of baths, is one of the Ottoman Chief Architect Mimar Sinan works.

It should be noted that baths have a philosophy in Turkish culture. Hamam is not only a symbol of cleansing the body but also a symbol of purifying the soul. The Kasımpaşa Grand Bath, which was built in the 16th century, is one of the places of high historical and spiritual value in Istanbul, completed in 1533 in common with the same philosophy.

Kasimpasa Grand Bath stands out with its classical Ottoman architectural style. The structure, which hosts its visitors with its double bath-style design, has two different sections for men and women. Evliya Çelebi, a 17th-century traveler who is regarded as one of the most important travelers in the world, also mentions this bath in his travel book and praises its water and architecture. Currently, the bath, which is actively open with its swimming pool, steam room, bath, and sauna sections, brought the culture of tellaklik (bath attendant) to toda

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