Pamukkale is home to a miraculous formation of nature as well as an admirable history. I have compiled places for you in Pamukkale.
Travertines of Pamukkale
The Pamukkale Travertines, which is the symbol of Denizli and visited by many tourists from Turkey and abroad every year, are the rock formations which are formed by chemical reaction end precipitation. When the thermal water in the region meets the air, calcium carbonate deposits on the rocks and creates a unique cottony appearance of the travertines. Pamukkale Travertines were taken to the World Heritage List by UNESCO.
The ancient pool, is known as a healing place since ancient times. its healing water, is able to cure many diseases such as heart disease, arteriosclerosis, rheumatism, blood pressure, rickets etc.
Hierapolis Ancient City
Hierapolis Ancient City which was founded by Eumenes, is known as “Holy City” in the world of archeology because of its many religious structures. Frontinus Street, agora, North Byzantine Gate, South Byzantine Gate, gymnasium, triton fountain, theater, ramparts, Apollo sanctuary and water channels are among the main structures worth seeing in Hierapolis, which is on the World Heritage list along with Pamukkale Travertines.
Karahayıt Thermal Springs
As part of the thermal spas of Pamukkale, Karahayıt Thermal Springs are used as drinking water as well as for various discomforts. It is also called “Red Water” because it contains iron minerals and is painted in red with this iron minerals. The gastrointestinal system, stomach, intestines, liver and gall bladder are the main organs that water of the spring is healing.
St. Philippe Martyrion Church
Among the oldest historical remains of Pamukkale, Philippe Martyrion Church is located to the north of the ancient city of Hierapolis. It was buit at the times of A.C IV. or V. century. And it is knıwn that named after one of the twelve apostles of Jesus.