The Turkish Baths


The Turkish Baths

A hidden gem - walk along Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street

Location: Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street, EC2N

Description: Built in 1895 by Henry and James Forder Nevill to house a new Turkish bath, this is a hidden gem that stood up to the bombs of two world wars, and IRA attacks in this Bishopsgate area.

It was designed to resemble the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

It has also stood up against the property developers in the mid 1970's and kept this historical baths untouched.

To find this hidden treasure, walk along Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street, it is hidden on the left side behind the office court yard.

Today you can dine in the restaurant inside.


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The Turkish Baths

A hidden gem - walk along Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street

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