You’ll drive early morning to Hierapolis Ancient City and Pamukkale
The surreal, brilliant white travertine terraces and warm, limpid pools of Pamukkale hang, like the petrified cascade of a mighty waterfall, from the rim of a steep valley side in Turkey’s picturesque southwest. Truly spectacular in its own right, the geological phenomenon that is Pamukkale, literally "Cotton Castle" in Turkish, is also the site of the remarkably well-preserved ruins of the Greek-Roman city of Hierapolis. With such a unique combination of natural and man - made wonders it’s little wonder that Pamukkale - Hierapolis has been made a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. With over two million visitors annually, it is also Turkey’s single most visited attraction.
Before you visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, you have lunch at the local restaurant nearby Pamukkale
The ancient city of Hierapolis, which is not only our country but also the most important ancient city areas of the world, is located in the UNESCO World Heritage List just like the travertines. The unique antique legacy left by the Kingdom of Bergama was famous for its thermal springs and medicinal properties even in 197 BC, when it was founded.
Hierapolis, which takes its name from the presence of a thermal springs and a cave out of the gas (carbon dioxide) that causes the living creatures approaching to it to die, is "the Holy City". The earthquakes that lived in 133 BC and 60 AD destroyed the city, which was recognized by the temples of the world, but later...
"PAMUKKALE; HIERAPOLİS ANCIENT CITY & MUSEUM" 95
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