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Buyuk Hamam

| Iplik Bazar–Korkut Effendi, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Not the best hammam experience

Visited a mixed sex session. Paid for sauna and scrub. There were four people on the hot stone slab... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
girlfriday989
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London
Nothing to do here

Only a shower in a nice place with nice music. You pay massage apart. And the service was very bad... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Alexander A
,
Madrid, Spain
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| Iplik Bazar–Korkut Effendi, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Visited a mixed sex session. Paid for sauna and scrub. There were four people on the hot stone slab already so no room for us to lay down, only to douse ourselves in the side room with hot water. Waited nearly 90 minutes for our...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Only a shower in a nice place with nice music. You pay massage apart. And the service was very bad, not recommended.

Thank Alexander A
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I intended to visit this hamam during my weekend in Nicosia. It was recommended to me by my host at the Gul Hanim Guesthouse. I booked (recommended) on the Sunday afternoon. This was during the 'men only' time. It was a case of waiting to...More

Thank David J
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I went to Nicosia with my boyfriend and two other friends. It was very hot inside so we were a little bit nervous about the hot water. But the first can of water I poured over me got me so relaxed! The place was really...More

3  Thank HannahAscher
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Loved the authentic atmosphere of the place. We had a good massage, the bath area was pleasant and we came out of it feeling invigorated and VERY clean. The website is worse than useless so it is a bit hit and miss as to whether...More

Thank fairmuse
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have always wanted to visit the Great Hammam, so this is some sort of ticking a box in a bucket list. The hammam was very clean, we went there with my husband and it was mixed day; so there were other couples around. This...More

4  Thank burcubu
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Fortunately we discovered the mixed period and dutifully went along to experience a bit of a novelty. Of course we didn't really know the protocols and it's a bit of an adventure working things out, but I don't think we embarrassed ourselves or shocked anyone....More

Thank styvechale
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

well located a few steps from Buyuk han, this hamam is very nice, cheap and everything you need is provided. Very nice old building and friendly and efficent service. We spend a great time there. Before going there, check the opening hours and when it...More

Thank annie7659
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Worth finding out about the timetable before hand. We were just lucky that we stumbled upon a mixed day. Very relaxing experience, well worth paying for the scrub and massage. Something to be said about lying under a starry dome while being pumelled with suds....More

1  Thank Mara S
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you are going to Nicosia. Do not miss to visit this place. Its at the walking distance near Ledra Street.

1  Thank Jaswindersinghsajjan
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Milk T
23 April 2017|
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Response from burcubu | Reviewed this property |
After 4 pm it is mixed hours for both men and women. When we visited there wasn't plenty, and there are 4 semi private bath areas inside the hamam around central stone. There are dedicated hours for women only and men only... More
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carriemarie
22 September 2016|
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Response from nickiTrowbridge | Reviewed this property |
We just turned up, it was not that busy, but they only have 1 masseuse so you could end up with a long wait, I have used the website before, is there a telephone number to ring ? The receptionist spoke English. If you go to... More
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