Haseki, Hekimoğlu Ali Paşa Cad. 30
Bostan Bath is to your right while going towards Davutpaşa. Men’s section closes at 10pm but watchout, the female section closes at 7pm. It is said that Fatih Sultan Mehmed the conqueror of istanbul bathed in this hamam. And The Tellak Dede who washed him (“Tellak” is the term for male workers in the hamam) has a tomb adjecent to the hamam.
It is located in a very photographic neighbourhood especially if you walk down Koca Mustafa Paşa Cad. after your visit seeing Bulgur Palace behind tall walls and Cerrah Mehmet Paşa mosque.
MEANWHILE IN ISTANBUL:
Walking into 11.11 feels like entering a Day-Glo polyhedron. An array of colours flow across geometric back-lit panels on the walls and ceiling, and after a few hours you might not know which is which. Open Fridays and Saturdays, local DJs are joined by visiting acts roughly once a fortnight (the bigger-name DJs entail a ticket). The soundtrack is emphatically house – ambient house in the lounge and deep house in the club. Like so many of the city’s indoor venue...Read more