Pamukkale, meaning cotton castle in Turkish readers the name of his physical appearance and 19 km north of the city of Denizli, 200 km east of Kusadasi. Travertine breathtaking white Pamukkale is formed of layers of water frozen lime watershed near hot springs.
The water sources have a temperature of 35 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit) and has been scientifically proven positive effects on heart disease, arthritis, hypertension, urethra and kidney disease. Healing waters of Pamukkale, the Roman kings came to bathe once, now serving local and international clients.
Sitting or lying in pools of Pamukkale and watch the sun set over Denizli Plain below is a great feeling. See the day has its own essence.
The sacred city of Hierapolis was built around the warm water spring by the Romans, many centuries ago. Town’s sacred pool is still there and a large number of trekkers stop at this place in order to admire the exotic views. In order to improve this spa area and to encourage tourism, the local people undertook a revolution in 1999. The ruins of the historic city of Hierapolis cover a large area of this region.
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It is one of the most extraordinary natural wonders in Turkey and perhaps one of the most attractive spot for tourists. Thousands of tourists visit this spot everyday during the summer.
Attrctions located near Pamukkale
Some wonderful attrctions and tourist locations that you can visit here are:
- Byzantine Gate
- Necropolis Cemetery
- Temple of Apollo
- Colonnaded Street
Great benefits of the ==Sacred Pool==
Bathing in the Sacred Pool can be highly advantageous for you as the water is very good for the eyes and the skin.
It is known to have cured various diseases like rheumatism, asthma and many others.
If you are planning a holiday in Turkey then you must visit the Pamuk kale ( Cotton Castle). This fairyland location would surely mesmerize your senses.
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