Eski Kaplıca: late 14th century bath at Bursa in Turkey

Eski Kaplıca in the late 19th century
< Image: Postcard photographer unknown
Eski Kaplıca in the 20th century

Two views of the oldest hammam still in use in Bursa, the original capital of the Ottoman Empire. The upper image, though used on an early 20th century postcard, probably  dates from the end of the 19th. The lower image shows the baths towards the end of the 20th century.


The postcard is from the collection of the Victorian Turkish Baths Project

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