Pamukkale is a natural settlement in Denizli province in southwest Turkey. It includes terraces, travertines of carbonate minerals from Kent Spa and flowing water. It is found in the Aegean region of Turkey, in the temperate climate of the Menderes River valley. It is a favorite place for tourists.
Region and the History of the Region
The ancient Hierapolis city was built on a white castle, measuring 2,700 meters in length, 600 meters in width and 160 meters in height. Pamukkale can be seen from the hills on the opposite side of the valley at the center 20 km from Denizli. Near the ancient city of Laodice lies 5-10 km. 5 km further to the Karahayıt village, an international thermal center. Pamukkale is located at UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Travertens are good for visual disturbances, heart problems, rheumatism, digestion, respiration, circulation and skin disorders.
Approximately 300 thousand people visit Pamukkale every year. The number of visitors of the region designated as World Heritage is increasing every year.
Places of Interest in the region
Hierapolis Ancient City. This is 18 km from the center of Denizli. An ancient Phrygian city located in the north, just behind the Pamukkale Travertines. Although the exact date of foundation is unknown, it is estimated that the wife of Telephos, founded by Eumenes in the 2nd century BC in the time of the kingdom of Bergama, according to Greek mythology, was the founder of Bergama and came from Hiera of Amazons.
Hierapolis is located in places devastated by the great earthquake that occurred in 60 AD and after the earthquakes that have been damaged and almost completely devoid of Hellenistic features. For this reason, the buildings that survived to the day are completely those dating from the Roman period.
Antique Pool. This is a pool of 23 centuries. When an earthquake occurred at a time when a pit opened in the middle of the city, the city poured its beauty pillars into the holding, and the remaining free thermal waters filled the interior and this Ancient Pool was formed. Places to visit in Pamukkale will fasnicate you.
Pamukkale’da accommodation you can stay in the center of the town and Karahayit Village (Neighborhood) in two areas were collected. The Pamukkale district center, which is more affordable and boutique style, serves as an advantage with its proximity to the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis.
The closest neighbors of the Aegean section of Denizli Aegean Region are located at the distance of 145 km for Mugla, 2 hours for Aydın, 126 km for Aydın for 1 hour and 45 minutes for Burdur and 2 hours and 20 minutes away from Burdur.
Eating and drinking
One of Denizli’s most famous dishes is your famous tandır kebabı. So, immediately let go of your curiosity and give one of our best address recommendations for tandır kebabı. If you go to Kocabaylar, which is one of the first kebabs of Denizli who serve about 40 years, remember that you will not be able to rise with a portion.