CEKIRGE HAMAMI Address: Cekirge Mh. 16070 Bursa Turkey
The Cekirge Hamam belongs to the old traditional Turkish baths in Bursa. It was established in 1365 during the Ottoman reign and today it is still considered to be one of the greatest examples of the Ottoman architecture. The construction of the Cekirge Hamam was initiated by the local women and they were the only one to visit it at that time. Nowadays the bath has been several times renovated and can be visited either by men or by women. The Cekirge Hamam draws the interest of people from all over the world because of its close location to the Marmara Sea and its welcoming atmosphere.
The bath consists of three parts - a cold room, a warm room and a hot room. There are also several dressing rooms and rooms for rest. Each section in the Cekirge Hamam is supplied with all facilities so that you can have a memorable experience there../p>
Entering the Cekirge Hamam you will be introduced to the cold room. Here you can change your clothes and prepare yourself for the bath experience. You can place your personal clothes and possessions in the dressing rooms that will be for your private use during your whole stay there. The staff will provide you detailed information about the facilities and the procedures in the bath. If you are a first time visitor, this information will be of great use for you!
After the cold room comes the warm room. In the warm section of the Cekirge Hamam you will adapt your body to the temperature that is higher than in the cold room. With the help of regular steam flows you will enjoy the calm atmosphere of the original Turkish bath. You can stay here as long as you want and a team of therapists will assist you any time you want. They will advise you about the best procedures according to your present health condition! In the warm section you will be served some traditional Turkish drinks so that you can refresh yourself!
In the hot section of the Cekirge Hamam you will have the feeling that you have enter another world because of the unique atmosphere there. You will be asked to lie on the special platform so that your real experience can start! You will take the chance to enjoy the traditional Turkish bath procedures such as washing and peeling with original Turkish soap. You can also arrange the tellak service and the tellak man will scrub down your body! There is no doubt that you will release the stress and you will forget about your boring daily routine! There is also a great variety of massages and no matter which one you choose, you will like it very much and even ask for more! The kind team of professionals will assist you providing you the best service you have ever experienced.
In most cases after the stay in the hot section visitors feel exhausted so they can go to the rest room and have a nap. The rest rooms in the Cekirge Hamam are spacious and quiet and you will have a good rest! You can also visit the sauna or take a cold shower so that you can refresh yourself!