Pamukkale Natural Park, Pamukkale

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#2 of 7 in Parks in Denizli Province
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Swim in the natural hot pools of Pamukkale Natural Park, a World Heritage Site that counts Egyptian queen Cleopatra among its many guests over the past millenia. This "cotton castle" features 17 hot springs, travertine terraces, and the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. Paddle a boat around the lake or take a healing bath in a small mud pod. A museum set in an ancient public bath and the open areas of a library and gymnasium exhibits historical artifacts from Hierapolis as well as some fine examples of Bronze Age craft. Rest at the park's cafe with views of the surrounding landscape. Put Pamukkale Natural Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Pamukkale trip itinerary builder .
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  • August 10, 2017
    To visit Pamukkale you need one full day. summer time, the high temperatures will be a challenge, but is great for tanning. the place is like a corner of heaven, not only the blue pools but the whole ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Quite quite stunning! A day trip just fine! There are four entrances to Pamukkale! Best the "Gain" input! Then you're in 200 meters on foot directly in front of the white limestone landscape! Swimming directly at the entrance to where to buy the tickets attract because there is hardly a toilet in there! A small bag goes with water, sunscreen and towels! And after the limestone landscape you can look at the ancient remains still with the same ticket (35 TL)! If you make it to 8 or 9 o'clock in the morning there be, since it is still quite empty! The tourist buses arrive from 10 and then is it until three o'clock each other on their feet and can make no beautiful photos! Nevertheless all top! And must be seen!
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  • August 2, 2017
    Worth to see someone up close. Certainly something unique. The price of access to the Park is a little less than 10 euros and you can go to the natural swimming pools and visit the ancient Hierapolis. In the area there are cafes and shady places as the summer temperatures are high. The best time to visit is during the afternoon as the world and the view to the sunset is unique. Those who want to visit the Pamukkale from Smyrna can get a bus from the Otogar (BUS STATION) of Smyrna until the Denizli and from there there are mini buses to Pamukkale village. There you can walk to the lower entrance of the Park to get taxis to charge 5 euros for the upper park entrance. The bus from Izmir until Denizli costs less than 17 euros go come on luxury buses of specific companies.
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Where to stay in Pamukkale

The small town of Pamukkale renowned for its white, mineral-rich volcanic travertines features quaint, family-run guesthouses and hotels at affordable prices. Most offer swimming pools, which appear milky from the local water, and delicious Turkish food. Just north of the city in the town of Karahayıt, you'll find more upscale accommodations and resorts. In Karahayıt, luxury hotels and spas offer visitors therapeutic thermal pools and natural springs. Pamukkale is the closer option if you're visiting to see the nearby ruins.
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