INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE, cilt.9, ss.128-135, 2016 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)
Bath has an important place in Turkish history from past to present as well as other countries and regions. Each
country or region has different architectural properties and functions in construction of bath. In Ottoman society bath
has another important role in social life as a meeting and recreation point for the people due to its closed structure.
In this regard, bath is not built for just taking a shower, it also was built for social life and entertainment. In this
study, the historical Ottoman baths were discussed and Davutpaşa Bath taken as an example.