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hammam

(hʌmˈɑːm)
n
(Architecture) a bathing establishment, such as a Turkish bath
[Arabic, literally: bath]
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Damascus, SANA_ Damascus is famous for its ancient Hammams (public baths), which still preserve within their alleys tales of the past and a beloved social rituals.
The architects raced to ornament and adorn these Hammams with beautiful artistic decorations to became one of the historical landmarks that characterized this ancient city.
Hammams first became popular during the time of the Ottoman Empire, and variations on the theme of cleansing and relaxation have since spread throughout the world.
Oriental hammam pool at the One & Only Spa in Dubai.
Traditional hammams involve several different rooms with varying temperatures of water and buckets to douse oneself with.
Developers are spending millions of dollars buying and restoring Istanbul's finest hammams, or steam baths, after decades of neglect.
It is an astonishing move by the Hammams, who have been accused of 'pure greed' over their negotiations to hand Cardiff City over to an investment group comprising mainly of Welsh businessmen.
The hammams -- or turkish baths --of the east are a relic from an antique world.
"There aren't many hammams left," laments Mustafa Satoot, recalling the ancient bathhouses that drew leisure-seekers centuries before high-end spas came along.
Summary: <p>Old Istanbul's bath houses hosted scheming pashas and shapely concubines before modern bathrooms sent them into decline, but their appeal to tourists and the growth of the spa industry promise a revival.AaDevelopers are spending millions of dollars buying and restoring Istanbul's finest hammams, or steam baths, after decades of neglect.
Forget your lukewarm showers with a squirt of sterile-smelling shower gel a what you want, weary traveller, is a hammam. After stripping down to your bikini or boxers, youall pop on a skimpy robe and be invited to enter a steamy, warm room with a slab in the middle.
Hammam means "spreader of warmth" or "bathroom." However, in particular, it refers to a traditional bathhouse where one can have a steam treatment and full body exfoliation from the authentic traditions of Morocco.