Acemoğlu means conscripted boys who are brought up for the janissaries. The bath was built as a part of military post where those conscripted boys study to be a janissary. Its original name was Acemi Oğlanlar. It’s known as one of the oldest bath of the city.
The Historical Ağa hamamı was constructed by Fatih Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror (the 7th Ottoman Padishah). Ağa Hamamı was used as a private hamam by Mehmed the Conqueror and his sons. At that time, Beyoglu District was not a settlement area and the Padishahs would come to Beyoglu District for hunting.
The Cağaloğlu hamam was constructed in 1741 and is the last hamam to be built after a long period during the Ottoman Empire. It was constructed in İstanbul Eminönü, in Alemdar, on Prof. Kazım İsmail Gürkan Street as a çifte public hamam to bring revenue for the library of Sultan Mahmut the first situated inside the mosque of Ayasofya.
The Çemberlitas Bath is located on Çemberlitas Square on Divanyolu Street situated in the midst of some of Istanbul’s greatest monuments. It is next to the Vezirhan monument erected by Constantine I (324 – 327). The Köprülü Mahmud Pasa complex with its mosque, school and tombs are directly opposite the bath and at its sides are the Vezir Han and the old university building.
Gedik Ahmet Paşa had Mimar Hayrettin who was one of the most famous architects of Ottoman Empire built ''Gedikpaşa Turkish Bath'' in 1475.Gedikpaşa Turkish Bath is one of the most important Ottoman Architectural historical buildings in İstanbul. It is the center 250 mt. Away from the Grand Bazaar.
Hürrem Sultan Hamamı
The Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam in Istanbul was designed and built by Mimar Sinan, the chief Ottoman architect. It was built at the request of Hurrem Sultan (Roxelana), the wife of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in the 16th century (1556-1557 AD).