Travertines of Pamukkale; When viewed from afar, it consists of cliffs resembling white cotton piles. You can explore this magnificent natural wonder, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The formation of Pamukkale Travertines dates back thousands of years. […]
Travertines of Pamukkale; When viewed from afar, it consists of cliffs resembling white cotton piles. You can explore this magnificent natural wonder, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The formation of Pamukkale Travertines dates back thousands of years. Healing waters with a temperature of 35 degrees in all seasons of the year; formes thermal pools for visitor from all around the globe.
It is estimated that thermal waters containing various substances have existed for about 15 thousand years. For tourists visiting Pamukkale, these pools are a popular activity in all seasons of the year.
How Was Pamukkale Formed?
Travertines of Pamukkale; In their basic form, they are a type of rock. Thermal waters that come out as spring water in Pamukkale evaporate. When these waters evaporate; Calcium Bicarbonate in it precipitates and forms a thin layer of white rock in the region where the water flows.
These residues; sometimes they form terraces with pools and sometimes stalactites. In this way, Pamukkale Travertines, which have existed for thousands of years, are also a strong symbol of nature’s self-renewal feature.
Domestic and foreign guests visiting Pamukkale also feels the richness of photography here. Turquoise colored thermal pools; The white travertines where you walk without shoes and the unique sunset will carry you to a completely different reality.
When you plan a trip to Pamukkale; You can also enjoy the other beauties of Denizli. Let’s take a look at the ancient city of Hierapolis, located around Pamukkale.
Hierapolis Ancient City
B.C. Telephos, the legendary founder of Bergama at the beginning of the 2nd century; He built a city for his wife in the region where Pamukkale’s white miracle is located. With the discovery of Pamukkale Travertines at that time; he decided to urbanize right around this magical natural wonder.
Hierapolis; Together with the fertile nature of the Aegean and the white Pamukkale, it is a living proof that it is the heritage of humanity from history to the present.
You will encounter huge stones that defy history at the North and South gates of this city, which was shaped with a sacred approach.
For tourists visiting Pamukkale; In addition to a fascinating view, it offers a historical journey.
Hierapolis Ancient City; It was one of the strongest commercial points of ancient periods. Therefore, while examining the design of the city, you can discover all its details one by one.
Many parts of the city have been destroyed by earthquakes that have been going on for hundreds of years. However, the rare ruins and ancient theater that have survived to the present day are worth seeing.
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