Traditional Turkish Shave

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Duration: 1h 30m
Location: Istanbul, Turkey | Istanbul, Turkey

Category: Spa

A take a breaking, clean-cut shave the traditional Turkish way
Close-cutting ustura & fine technique of a skilled barber
Hot towels & rich moisturizer to soothe & moisturize
Treatment leaves your skin feeling soft, smooth & revived
Casual social space full of locals conversing & catching up

Turkish shave
Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Istanbul hotel
Live tour commentary provided in English


Treat yourself to the shave of a lifetime. A traditional Turkish shave gives you a perfectly clean-cut and smooth face, free from razor burn, cuts, or nicks. Visit a local barber shop with your guide and receive a quality shaving experiences as you unravel, chat with locals, and socialize.

Begin your tour with a walk through Istiklal Street—one of the most famous pedestrian streets in the city—and pass by its shops, boutiques, and cafes. Continue to the Galatasaray district and step inside your Turkish barbershop.

With the use of a sharp open blade called an ustura, luxurious shaving cream, and uniquely Turkish expertise, a professional barber leaves your skin feeling soft and refreshed. Next, a rich, traditional moisturizer is applied along with hot towels for steam to let your skin breathe, rest, and rehydrate. Once you're cleaned up, enjoy a take a breaking head massage as you listen to the casual buzz of conversation around you.

During your experience, your guide introduces you to the customs of the Turkish shave. The barbershop isn't just a place for a routine haircut, but it's also a social space where locals meet to chat, discuss the issues of the day, and simply sit back over tea or coffee.

Cancellation Policy: 4 days
Know before you book: Children 11 and younger are not allowed., This activity is available to male adults only.

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