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  Turkish bath (hamam) - All About Turkey
The Hospitality bathing was simply the taking of one's house-guest to the hamam for a wash. Then there were the Circumcision, Groom's, and Off-to-the-Army bathings, and others besides.
Naturally, there was a range of equipment associated with a hamam visit, and until recently one might count from 15 to 20 articles in the bundle which a woman brought along with her.
The Turkish bath was also, in its own way, a beautician's school where one learned and practiced care of the body and hair, the donning of make-up.
www.allaboutturkey.com /hamam.htm   (1446 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Turkish bath
A Turkish bath is a method of cleansing the body and relaxation that was particularly popular during the Victorian era.
Turkish baths were introduced to the British Isles by David Urquhart, diplomat and sometime Member of Parliament for Stafford, who for political and personal reasons wished to popularise Turkish culture.
White marble details from the interior of the bath of a Turkish sultaness taken during the war from Rumelia (the European part of the Ottoman imperial lands in the center of Sophia) were used to finish this pavilion.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Turkish-bath   (662 words)

 Turks are rediscovering the Turkish bath - Turkish Daily News Jan 27, 2007
Turkish baths used to be a neighborhood’s social club as well as a place to clean oneself.
But the main attraction is Turkish baths, with their marble basins, their domes echoing the laughter, and their heated marble platforms lit by rays of sun coming through openings on the dome.
The Turkish bath concept, which was kept alive by tourists and a few that held on to tradition, became popular again with the adoption of a healthy life style in Turkey.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /article.php?enewsid=64886   (1120 words)

 Turkish Bath in Cappadocia, Hamam or Hammam
The tradition of the Turkish bath was born generations ago, adopted from
You sit down at one of the marble wash basins which line the walls, and adjusting the temperature of the water to a delicious warmth, dip the copper bathing bowl into the basin and tip the water over your head and body.
Turkish Bath or Hamam experience for one hour is 25 USD per person including
www.goreme.com /turkish-bath.php   (539 words)

 Melitour Turkish Bath & Spa Tour
The Romans had grapes in one hand and wine in the other while they were enjoying their baths 2,000 years ago.When you are in Rome do like the Romans.
When the washing part is finished the pleasure of being in the Turkish bath is not finished yet.
While you are sitting in the cold part of the bath, the frigidarium, you will be served tea to complete the most relaxing experience in your life.
www.melitour.com /turkbath.htm   (1391 words)

 Turkish Bath (Hamam)
Healthful steam baths (hamam) have been popular in Turkey for thousands of years, many of them surviving from Hellenic and Roman times.
Hamams were social centers, and the only baths in Turkey until the mid-20th century when western-style tub-bath-and-shower plumbing began to be accepted.
Most are simple and functional, but the historic hamams—especially those built by the sultans to serve their imperial mosques—are beautiful works of Ottoman architecture made of fine marble with rich decoration.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /special/hamam   (218 words)

 The Turkish Bath
One of the truly unmissable experiences of a trip to Turkey is a visit to the hamam.
Like the harem, this Roman and Byzantine tradition was adopted and then perfected by the Selcuk Turks, for whom the public bath took on an important role.
In Istanbul the most popular are the historic Galatasaray Hamam in Beyoglu, and Cagaloglu Hamam in Sultanahmet, though local baths are often just as good and much cheaper.
www.turizm.net /turkey/tips/turkishbath.html   (525 words)

 "Hamam - The Turkish Bath (1997) 29" Subtitles
Subtitles for Hamam - The Turkish Bath (1997) 29.
It's a Turkish bath of a mirror Sultan.
because the Turkish bath is part of the artistic heritage.
www.divxmoviesenglishsubtitles.com /H/Hamam_-_The_Turkish_Bath_(1997)_29.html   (2682 words)

 Spain hotel accommodation reservation booking hotel, hotels in Spain, madrid, catalunia, canary islands, balearics ...
It has free services as outside swimming pool, fitness center, Turkish bath, coffee shop and mini bar in all our the rooms.
There are state-of-the-art meeting room facilities and flexible conference rooms, a fitness centre and Turkish bath.
Built on 2001, it has fitness center, sauna, turkish bath, pressure balance bath for free, as well as the minibar in every room.
www.lodging-in-spain.com /en/findhotel.php   (889 words)

 YouTube - Istanbul Sweet Home / My Turkish Bath
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Introduction video for "My Turkish Bath", a garden flat for rent with a private marble Turkish bath (Hamam) inside.
The apartment is in a building which we have restored in Bauhaus style in 2003.
www.youtube.com /watch?v=isHoayn8Bv0   (293 words)

Victorian Turkish Baths: their origin, development, and gradual decline
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How the Turkish baths in the directory have been found and dated
www.victorianturkishbath.org /000INFO/SiteMapSF.htm   (312 words)

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