Swim in the natural hot pools of Pamukkale Natural Park, a World Heritage Site that counts Egyptian queen Cleopatra among its many guests over the past millenia. This "cotton castle" features 17 hot springs, travertine terraces, and the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. Paddle a boat around the lake or take a healing bath in a small mud pod. A museum set in an ancient public bath and the open areas of a library and gymnasium exhibits historical artifacts from Hierapolis as well as some fine examples of Bronze Age craft. Rest at the park's cafe with views of the surrounding landscape. Put Pamukkale Natural Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Pamukkale trip itinerary builder.
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Pamukkale Natural Park Reviews
This small park is down below the travertine, with a small lake and nice views of the travertine covered hills. You'll be sharing the park with loads of tourists and lots of ducks. Mainly good for..... more »
Its extremely pleasant spot to stroll around, to sit and appreciate that otherworldly spot. It isn't enormous park, however spare some an opportunity to stroll around. more »
I was very excited to visit this place after seeing it everywhere in Istanbul but It’s not that much worth because we travelled almost 2000 kilometres to reach out there, it was suppose to be an awesome place, to some extent it is but I didn’t like that much. It’s not natural they have created everything there artificial pools and visiting areas plus you have to pay the entry fee to visit this place. We landed in Istanbul and saw the branding of this city everywhere. Branding on Turkish Airline planes, hotels, rents a car offices, travel agencies and tourism’s information center Pamukkale will be everywhere 🙂 This place has been over rated so I don’t recommend to go there.
Pamukkale is a town in western Turkey known for the mineral-rich thermal waters flowing down white travertine terraces on a nearby hillside. Tourism is and has been a major industry in the area for thousands of years, due to the attraction of the thermal pools Try going in summers. In this area, there are 17 hot water springs in which the temperature ranges from 35 °C (95 °F) to 100 °C (212 °F). The water that emerges from the spring is transported 320 metres (1,050 ft) to the head of the travertine terraces and deposits calcium carbonate on a section 60 to 70 metres (200 to 230 ft) long covering an expanse of 24 metres (79 ft) to 30 metres (98 ft).
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