Kilic Ali Pasa Hamami
Every visitor to Istanbul should experience a Turkish bath, even more so if it can be experienced in a venue as atmospheric as this 16th-century bathhouse built by Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan. Reopened in 2012 after a seven-year restoration, Kilic Ali Pasa offers a traditional hammam experience that includes with a glass of fruit sherbet and a vigorous loofah scrub before a hot rinse and steam. Massages can also be added on request. The bathhouse even offers a hammam experience especially for children.