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There are many historical buildings that deserve to be seen in the center of İzmir.

Turkish Baths in İzmir

İzmir has many baths from the Ottoman period that have managed to survive until this day. Some of these baths can only be visited as historical buildings, while over 20 of them are still in operation. Just like the thermal springs, these baths are also popular among the visitors. The baths that are still in operation include Ali Bey Bath, Çukur Bath, Çivici Bath, Kadı Bath, Hoşgör Bath, Namazgah Bath, Tevfik Paşa Bath, and İstanköy Bath.

Ali Bey Bath

Located in Karşıyaka, Ali Bey Bath has an uneven shape because of the land it’s built on. It is one of the Ottoman baths that are still in operation.

1671 Sokak No:88- Karşıyaka-İzmir / +90 232 369 07 70

Tevfik Pasha Bath

Another Turkish bath still in operation is Tevfik Pasha Bath, which is made of rubble stones and bricks. It has an uneven shape because of the land it’s built on too. Its architecture tells us that it was built in the late 18th century.

Anafartalar Street, Mezarlıkbaşı, Konak, İzmir / +90 232 425 14 74

Hoşgör Bath

This bath is located in Karataş. Although it doesn’t have an inscription, it’s thought to be built in the 18th century. It has two separate bathing cubicles. Women can use the bath between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. while it’s open for men between 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Barbaros Mahallesi 360 Sokak No:10 Karataş- Konak-İzmir / +90 232 425 20 93

Çukur Bath

This bath is in İkiçeşmelik neighborhood. Although it doesn’t have an inscription, its architecture tells us that it was built in the 17th or 18th century. This bath is still in operation as well.

840. Sokak, 1B, Konak- İzmir / +90 232 483 58 97

İstanköy Bath

This bath is very close to the Historical Kemeraltı Bazaar, just behind Salepçioğlu Mosque. Its construction date is unknown. İstanköy Bath is still in operation too.

917 Sokak No:6, Kemeraltı, Konak-İzmir

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