Tourism in Pamukkale is one of the most important tours in Turkey, and Pamukkale means 'Cotton Castle' in Turkish, a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey.
This city was built on May 21, 2011 as the ancient Greek, Roman, and Byzantine city of Hierapolis was built on top of the white 'castle' which in total is about 2,700 meters (8,860 meters), 600 meters (1,970) wide and 160 meters (525) high. It can be seen from the hills on the other side of the valley in Denizli, 20 km.
The city of Pamukkale is considered one of the most famous wonders of Turkey, as it contains many tourist attractions such as the travertine slopes that consist of artistic forms that nature made on the calcareous sediments thousands of years ago in the form of soft slopes of the divisions in addition to the caves that formed among the limestone mountains where the water drips It stems from the hot springs, which formed many stalactites descending from the ceilings of the caves in an amazing way.
Just as the ruins of the city of Hierapolis are among the most famous tourist attractions in Pamukkale, which flourished again during the second and third century when the natural hot springs appeared and became an important health destination, which consists of the big pillars street near the travertine deposits, which extends between the cemetery in the north and the Byzantine Church at the end. The Southern Temple of Apollo and the Plutonium, famous for the Apostle Philip, which was built where the saint and his children were martyred by a group of pagans from Hierapolis. In addition to the Great Hierapolis Theater on a slope above the rest of Hierapolis ruins with a façade of more than 100 meters that was built during the era of Roman Emperors Hadrian and Septimius Severus, the theater is still in very good condition and retains many original details, and some decorative paintings.
The ancient Pamukkale Pond also gives you the experience of a hot spring just as the Romans did. You can go to the pool next to the Temple of Apollo, which will give you an opportunity to calm your tired muscles from traveling in the hot springs that are rich in minerals.
There are many reasons and monuments that make tourism in Pamukkale an unforgettable experience that cannot be enumerated, such as the Pamukkale Castle, the Romanian Trade Center, the Aphrodite Temple spanning 100 BC and the Hierapolis Museum of Archeology, Springs and more ..
Pamukkale is a small village located near the city of Denizli, in the southwest of Turkey. It can be reached from Istanbul by flying to Denizli, and it takes about an hour and a quarter to Denizli Airport, and from there you must take a microbus to Pamukkale.
You can go by bus to the city of Denizli and from there buses run to Pamukkale and you can reach it with ease.
The sunniest months in Pamukkale are July, August and September, and the hottest months are August, July and June, and January, December and February are the coldest months. As for the months where the rain is very heavy, it is May, January and December. Whatever your choice, we advise you to get there at night and enjoy the scenery and start the next morning, when the number of visitors is few in the morning, and most of the holidays, Saturday and Sunday are very crowded.
The weather in the area of the springs is nice, especially in the summer, and the water temperature magically hovers from one point to another when walking in the springs.
From the southern gate of the old site, it is recommended to walk through the limestone formations and enjoy the charming scenery, and it is advisable to bring the appropriate shoes or equipment and clothing for the appropriate swimming. In the summer, the weather is hot.
Pamukkale opening dates and entrance fees
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