Aşağı(Upper) and Yukarı (Lower) Thermal Bath

It is 30 km south of the city, at the shore of the Ilıca stream which runs into the Kalabak stream. The springs are within simple walls. The water is warm and has a natural taste with a little sulfur. It is used for the treatment of painful diseases.

Sakarı Hot Springs

It is in the north of Eskişehir. It is 32 km from Eskişehir. There are camping places besides the tourist facility in the forest. It is a spa center where you can enjoy the nature. It is placed in a valley between mountains and can be reached via the road to the İki Eylul Campus of Anadolu University. Those who need the warm waters of spas, love picnickers with barbeque, and wish to walk among pine trees should absolutely go there. You can either hire rooms or stay at one of few hotels. The prices are quite reasonable.


The temperature of water changes between 43 and 48˚C and the water flow is 3lt/sec. Water passes to the Turkish baths in the area from a catchment well through a completely covered waterway. The flowing water is at 53˚C. It is good for neuritis, neuralgia, chronic rheumatic diseases, broken and dislocated sequelae, lumbago, and diabetes, overweight, and kidney patients. In the area there is another water spring which is at 25.5˚C and which bears the characteristics of mineral water. The center was announced as a Thermal Tourism Center and was enlarged in 2006.

It is said that Yumurtalı Fountain that has a water with chem and a smell of egg and also located between Mayıslar and Dağküplü Villages that are connected to Sarıcakaya is beneficial in skin itches and path psoriasis. 











Hasırca Spa
It is among the the spas of tertiary importance in Turkey. The spring is in a round pool on a farm 15 km from Kızılinler village, 30 km from the city center. Water is first collected into a big outdoor pool and then released into the ground. It is stated that it is for the water has healing effects on rheumatic diseases, circulatory disorders, heart diseases and metabolism disorders, and stimulated the nervous system. 

Çardak (Hamamkarahisar) Spa
It is located near the Hamakarahisar village at the 15th km of the road that diverts to Günyüzü from the Sivrihisar-Polatlı highway. Its water comes from a single spring on the hillside of a slightly curved hill. The water is at 35˚C and the water flow is 45lt/sec. There are two Turkish baths, both of which have historical value. In each bath there are two 1.5-m-deep 6x6 m pools, one for men and one for women.  

Uyuzhamam Thermal
It is located 16 km southeast of Alpu in Uyuzhamam village. The water springs out of one pool and pours out of another pool, each of which is 1.5 m deep and 5x4 m. The water at 29˚C has particularly good effects on skin diseases. The mud in the waterbed is also used for these diseases. There are no facilities at this thermal spring. 

Kızılinler Spa
The council of ministers adopted a decision in 2006 to declare Kızılinler as a tourism center. The spa is Kızılinler village 13 km from Eskişehir. In the village, spa service is provided in 4 rooms designed as adjacent guesthouses. The 38˚C water is used in the treatment of stomach, kidney, intestinal, rheumatic, and women’s diseases as well as skin diseases. Kızılinler village and its surroundings are suitable to be used as a recreation area. Further research can be conducted to increase the water flow and improve water quality.


Thermal water has been used widely by many civilizations throughout history in Eskişehir which is very rich in terms of ground waters. It is even reported that the city of Dorlaion was established in sıcak sular (hot waters) district in the center of Eskişehir.
Throughout history, Eskişehir has been one of the most important settlements of the area known as Phreygia Salutaris. The ancient Greek writer Athenaus mentions drinkable hot waters in the book he wrote in 200 BC. Due to the Turkish baths and spas in Köprübaşı and Sıcak Sular districts, Eskişehir became a preferred settlement are in the Roman era. In the Byzantine era, Eskişehir, with its healing waters, was one of the rest resorts of the Byzantine emperors. 

There are thermal opportunities in the city center and in many of its towns. Eskişehir, which is a water city with the Porsuk River and its branches as well as cold and hot ground waters, is very rich in thermal springs. Hot waters are spread all around the city, including the city center. The thermal water of Günyüzüz Çardak Spa is among the most important and most preferred mineral waters of Turkey. Also, the Hasırca thermal spring and the Sakarıılıca thermal spring are among the mineral waters of tertiary importance. The hot water spring in Sıcaksular district in the city center has been used for physiotherapeutic purposes.


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