Antalya Historical Bazaar Bath (Double Bath)

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Parking area: No.

Entrance fee:  No.

Closed days: No.

Distance from Antalya Republic Square (City Center):  350 m on foot, 850 m by car

Distance from Antalya international airport: 15. km (Mersin-Antalya main roads/D400)

Distance from Antalya bus station: 8.9 km (Dumlupınar Blv., 100 Yıl Blv.,

Importance and general aspects:

It was built in the early Ottoman period (16th century)10. The walls of the bath are built of rubble and dimension stones. In addition to its usual features such as cold and hot sections, the bath, whose dome is made of brick, has a warm section, unlike other baths11. It is also known as a double bath, as it is built in the form of an adjacent double bath, a men’s section in the west and a women’s section in the east. It is the biggest and best preserved bath of Antalya12. Today it is used as a commercial enterprise such as a cafe and a store. Right next to it is a small covered bazaar with many different shops.

The owners of the company, which undertook the restoration of the bath in 2004, stated that they were able to survive the building materials and techniques of the period and used “khorasan mortar”, that is, egg whites instead of cement. Accordingly, they said that they used up to 100000 eggs to complete the restoration13.

How to get there

It is within walking distance to many places in the city center. You can also use taxi, tram, car or bike.

What to do?

It is a place worth seeing with its unique architecture. You can also visit the covered market right next to it.

What to eat?

Various food and drinks can be tried at many restaurants and cafes around the bath.

What to buy?

Various gift shops can be found in the covered bazaar.

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