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Yalova is a city located in northwestern Turkey, on the eastern coast of the Sea of Marmara. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk occasionally lived in Yalova in his final years. In one of his speeches he famously said "Yalova is my city."
Yalova has a number of tourist attractions, such as the köşk (Ottoman-Turkish style mansion) used by Atatürk during his visits to the city, and of course, its famous hot springs in Termal.
Termal is a district of Yalova Province, Turkey. It is renowned with its hot springs. Yalova Thermal (Termal in Turkish) Baths are located in Yalova, about 80 km away from Istanbul. The huge complex, lying on a land of about 1,6 mill. square meters, is located 12 km. away from Yalova. There are 4 hotels, one of which is an apart, in the complex. There 5 baths in the complex which also possess historical value.