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The main reason we visited Hamamonu was that our local friend suggested this is a great area to find a hamam. Historically, there were always hamams here so we visited.

One of the best is Karacabey Hamami (tel:3102255) which is located at Talatpasa Blv (pic 1) opposite a nice small square with a clock tower (pic 2)where some locals were dancing! The was a group of 5 young people singing traditional songs (maybe Kurdish, cant really tell). The funny thing is that when we took a better look (pic 3) we realized that some of them didn?t play with normal instruments but they were using things like a box from chips, a comb etc

Then we decided to skip the hamam thing because we were excited with the area and the beautifully restored house (see previous tip) and we started to check the mosques of the area?

Right next to Oncology hospital we saw Hacettepe mosque that dates from 14th century and further inside the district we saw Taceddin Sultan mosque from 1610 although with no special interior. There is a also an open air green area, a small park that houses Haci Musa mosque but we didn?t check from close distance to find more details about it.

Address: Hamamonu
Directions: We went there by car but Kurtulus metro station is not far (300m away from where we parked)

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  • Updated May 8, 2011
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