Pamukkale and Hierapolis are two fascinating attractions in Turkey protected under UNESCO.

Pamukkale is famous for the incredible white travertine terraces on which Hierapolis, once a major center of trade and culture, sat atop.

The hot springs release mineral-rich water onto the landscape below, forming a unique structure that looks like a cotton castle, and that is where the name comes from.

Hierapolis was known for its thermal springs and became a famous tourist destination centuries ago.

We can only imagine how “cool” the citizens of this ancient city were in those times.

You can bathe in Pamukkale only in selected pools created explicitly for that purpose (artificial ones), and in Cleopatra’s Pool.

Above the Pamukkale travertines, you will find the ruins of the ancient city Hierapolis. You can explore its amphitheater and enormous necropolis.

Things to do: - Pamukkale Thermal Pools - Cleopatra’s Antique Pool - Hierapolis Ancient Theatre - Hierapolis Archaeology Museum - Necropole of Hierapolis

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