It is one of the oldest Istanbul hamams dating back to Selim II’s era. The bath section was built by the famous Ottoman architect, Sinan, in 1584. A visit to Çemberlitaş hamam can be one of the best Turkish bathing experiences under the huge dome. Try to plan your visit on a sunny day, so that you can get to lay on the göbektaşı, the large hot central stone, while the sunlight beams stream through the holes of the dome ceiling.
İstanbul seagulls-they are the joy of every ferry ride, they love to catch bread crumbs and simit pieces the passengers throw to them so they travel all the way from Europe to Asia and Asia to Europe following the ferry..
This Turkish-style baklava tastes deeply and richly of pistachio nuts and butter, without the spices, honey or aromatics found in other versions. It has a purity of flavor that, while still quite sweet, is never cloying. (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times)
A’JIA Hotel in Turkey | 17 Amazing And Unexpected Vacation Destinations: The A’JIA Hotel located near Istanbul, is a boutique hotel that shares a beautiful view of the Bosphorus strait. While there are cool attractions nearby, like the Rumeli Fortress, you should actually go for this bathtub-next-to-the-bed situation. SO romantic.