Hamams Of Istanbul / Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamam

by Tugrul Mengi | March 19, 2017

Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamam

Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamam, which was commissioned to the great architect Sinan is one of the symbolic buildings in Tophane, Istanbul. It was constructed in 1580 to serve the levends of the Ottoman army. in 2012 the Hamam open its doors after seven years of painstaking and intensive restoration. The exterior walls of were restored to their original state. The wooden mezzanine and sofas revealed the brilliance of stalactite squinches and the grandeur of its dome. On the lower floor, windows that had been covered were reopened. Furnace and water tanks were furbished. The transparent glasses installed in the domes of the hot and warm rooms were designed and recreated through special glassblowing techniques. The solid stone lantern that allows for the flow of light and air on top of the main dome and all other With daylight passing through its sweeping and majestic dome Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamam, invites you to an immaculate journey through time embellished with a fine ambience in every step of the way.

For more information and reservation: www.kilicalipasahamami.com

Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamam İstanbul

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