The Haseki Hürrem Sultan Bath is a Turkish hamam that was commissioned by Sultan Suleiman I's consort Hürrem and constructed by Mimar Sinan during the 16th century in Istanbul. It was constructed for the religious community of the nearby Hagia Sophia.

In 2007 Istanbul authorities decided to return the hamam to its original use after a 105-year hiatus and launched a tender for its restoration, won by a tourism development group. After a 3-year-long restoration project that costed $11 million, the bath re-gained its glory and now being operated by Haseki Tourism Group. Hamam services start from "Pir-i Pak" package of 70 euros for the customary steam bath, peeling and soap massage.


The Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III (Turkish: III. Ahmet ?e?mesi) is a fountain in a Turkish rococo structure located in the great square in front of the Imperial Gate of Topkap? Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built under Ottoman sultan Ahmed III in 1728, in the style of the Tulip period. It was a social Replica IWC Portuguese watches centre and gathering place during the Ottoman period of Constantinople.

The fountain is a large square block built with five small domes. Mihrab-shaped niches decorated in low relief with foliate and floral designs in each of the four fa?ades, each containing a drinking fountain (?e?me). The water is supplied from an octagonal pool inside the kiosk, with circulation space around it for kiosk attendants. On each corner is a triple-grilled sebil (from which an attendant issued cups of water or sherbet, free of charge, from behind a grille).

Above the drinking fountains and niches on each fa?ade and sebil are large calligraphic plates bordered with blue and red tiles. Each plate bears stanzas of a 14-line poem dedicated to water and its donor by Seyyid Hüseyin Vehbi bin Ahmed, the chief judge of Halep and Kayseri. It is read clockwise around the fountain, beginning at the northern sebil. The last stanza of the poem the northwest fa?ade is a chronogram composed by Ahmed III.


Arasta Bazaar,Swiss Replica Watches located in Sultanahmet Square, has been one of the most attractive shopping centers of Istanbul since 17th Century. During the Ottoman period it was known as the Sipahiler (Cavalrymen) Bazaar because generally cavalrymen stuff was sold there.

In more than seventy shops of Arasta Bazaar, handmade carpets and rugs coming from all over the country are sold. Some of those carpets, which the natives and the foreigners are highly interested in, are antiques and some of them are reproductions knit by sticking to the original models.

There are not only carpets and rugs in this bazaar. You can also find various souvenirs made of leather, golden or silver along with natural stones such as meerschaum.

Arasta Bazaar is also significant because it is the last standing example of the historical open bazaars in Istanbul.

We highly recommend you to visit the Arasta, which is a historical bazaar with a long history of more then 300 years. We have no doubt that you would like to give yourself or your beloved ones a gift of handmade carpet or rug.