Every tourist visiting turkey for the first time should take Pamukkale into do wish list. Pamukkale is one of the most important touristic
spots in turkey with its white terraces, hot water pools, hot spring waters and the ancient city of Hierapolis. Pamukkale is considered as
one of the natural wonders of the world and together with Hierapolis ancient city, Pamukkale is in the UNESCO world heritage site.
Thermal waters of Pamukkale formed the white terraces in thousands of years and the formation is still in process today. It’s believed that hot spring waters of Pamukkale healing some diseases such as rheumatism, asthma and some other skin diseases. It’s believed that Cleopatra has been to Pamukkale and swam in the thermal water pools that known as Cleopatra pool today in order to beautify her skin.
Since Pamukkale has appearance of hill in white colour, named as Pamukkale ‘in Turkish language which means Cotton Castle.
Trip to Pamukkale includes also visit to Hierapolis ancient city which is in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city of Hierapolis was
founded next to the Pamukkale travertines in the Hellenistic period and the thermal waters of Pamukkale was used for healing the patients in the antiquity. You will have an opportunity to see the largest necropolis of turkey from antiquity, one of the best-preserved theatres from roman period, roman bath and others remains of Hierapolis ancient city.
Cleopatra pool is an ancient pool in Pamukkale and it has a water
36dgrees all year around, the water contains minerals which is good
for some diseases. You will have an opportunity to swim in ancient
pool by 10Euros extra cost.