Situated in the picturesque Lebanese coastal city of Saida, Hammam Al-Jadeed is a beautifully preserved 18th century bathhouse. Acquired in 2018 by Said Bacho, Founder and Chairman of the Sharqy Foundation for Cultural Development and Innovation, the sprawling building complex had been largely forgotten.
Beirut-based artist Tom Young pictured next to one of his paintings at an exhibition at the Hammam Al-Jadeed. (Robert McKelvey)
Built in 1720, the hammam is a 300-year-old Ottoman bathhouse, the last of a series of hammams in Saida’s old town. (Robert McKelvey)
A mother nature triptych shown at the ‘REVIVAL’ exhibition at the Hammam Al-Jadeed. (Karim Sakr)
Photo shows the stars room of the 18th century Hammam Al-Jadeed bathhouse. (Karim Sakr)