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photoblog image Chania-Crete-Turkish bath

Chania-Crete-Turkish bath

 

Now owned by the Ministry of Culture and used as exhibition space, this is the old publc baths (or hammam) of the Ottoman era - dating from the 17th century.

Chania-Crete-Turkish bath

 

Now owned by the Ministry of Culture and used as exhibition space, this is the old publc baths (or hammam) of the Ottoman era - dating from the 17th century.

comments (9)

Sun-drenched.
Tom Wilson: It was a lovely day.
J'aime les formes arrondies.
Tom Wilson: Very unusual now, but typical of the period.
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 4 Aug 2018, 07:03
Nice that it's got a new use
Tom Wilson: Indeed - rather than just letting it fall down.
So different to the high rise in the background.
Tom Wilson: I wonder what the Ottomans would have thought of it!
It looks that ols too.
Tom Wilson: Yes, needs a bit of restoration work, I think.
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 4 Aug 2018, 16:11
I imagine they were immensely popular
Tom Wilson: The main way to keep clean in those days.
Never had a Turkish bath
Looks like it could use a little TLC
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 7 Aug 2018, 04:34
amazing that it has been preserved

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