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Hierapolis & Pamukkale

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Address: Denizli, Turkey
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Turkish ''cottoncastle''

It is neither ice nor salt.It is what Turkish call ''cottoncastle''.The rich thermal springs have formed over thousands of years these bizarre lime cascades,huge stalactites and... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2013
Jadwiga B
Biała Podlaska
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Biała Podlaska
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

It is neither ice nor salt.It is what Turkish call ''cottoncastle''.The rich thermal springs have formed over thousands of years these bizarre lime cascades,huge stalactites and mineral baths.You can also visit the impressive remains of ancient city Hierapolis. Pamukkale is a perfect work of mother nature and unique in the world.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I visited Hierapolis and Pamukkale recently. When we were driving around we passed Pammukale to go to the hotsprings first. The site of Pamukkale from afar looked like snow clad mountains or white cotton grounds as it's called in turkish language,I was told. It looked amazing. In hireapolis you have many excavation sites of tombs, bath etc. The swimming pool... More 

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

The sight of Pamukkale, as you drive by, is quite astounding; we’d never seen anything like it before. It’s just sort of “there”. We enjoyed dipping our feet in the warm water. It wasn’t too crowded during our visit. Tourists have to walk over some fairly rough ground, in bare feet, to avoid damaging the surfaces, so be prepared. There... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

An amazing setting makes the travertines all the more beautiful. The otherworldly nature of this place isn't even spoiled by the plenty of visitors it gets. A unique experience, and a great photo opportunity. Tip: Enter by the South Gate if you don't fancy trudging up, and to avoid the majority of the crowds.

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Sliema, Malta
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

Pamukkale is a really must-visit place in Turkey!! Breathtaking view of the valley.. when u imagine hom many hundreds of years mother nature was building these beautifu baths... it leaves u speechless.

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Matteson, Illinois
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

I have never seen anything like this before. From a distance you would think you were looking at snow capped mountains--then up close you see snow white calcium mountains. The formations are are actually smooth and warm. There is the opportunity to wade or sit in the hot water springs. Be careful!!!! The calcium is smooth and slick. You can... More 

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Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

Amazing place, had a great time there while walking around and taking pictures! Beautiful sunset. We were also lucky to see a few weddings:) Guys will have great pictures! Cleopatra pool was not crowded and looked rather nice but was kind of expensive considering we came there late and it would be closed soon, so we just stayed in one... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Never expected Calcium moutains with hot water springs. Worthe a trip up the mountain, nut Ensure you are in good health, also because you have to go up bare foot.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

A unique experience but fear it will turn into Disneyland with the crowds. Disappointed by some tourists who should be more sensitive to where they are by their dress and behaviour.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

Combination of history in Hierapolis and scenic beauty in neighboring Pamukkale is a must! I like every minute of it.

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