Your guide will be waiting to meet you at the port. After you’ve been welcomed your guide will take you to the Ancient city of Ephesus. Ephesus is one of the most important ancient city in the world. A downhill walk with your guide will take you into the ruins of the Roman capital. Your route then takes you past the Bouleuterion, Temple of Domition, Hercules Gate, Temple of Hadrian, The Celcus Library and finally The Great Theater.
After Ephesus you will be driven to the traditional Turkish Bath. At the entrance to the bath, will be given tokens and directions.
After undressing in the dressing room area, you will wrap your body in a peştamal, a traditional cotton body wrap. After locking all your belongings in the locker provided (remembering to keep the key with you at all times), you will pass into the hot area that includes the heated marble platform in the center. This area, called the sıcaklık (caldarium), consists of the large, hot marble platform which is surrounded by bathing basins (kurna) and private bathing cubicles (halvet).
You should first get your body to perspire, either by lying or sitting on the hot marble or pouring hot water on your body by sitting next to one of the basins. Than your attendant will give you an exfoliating scrub and a bubble wash as you lie on the hot platform. You will then move to one of the basins and the attendant will wash you there.
Then if you prefer, you may remain lying on the platform to perspire more and relax, and then when you wish, you may move to one of the basins to wash your body. When you feel ready to leave the bath, you will be given towels to dry your body. After leaving the bath, you may sit and relax in the cooler area of the hamam, perhaps enjoying a drink as well.
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