Pamukkale – It is one of 13 World Heritage UNESCO in Turkey.
Pamukkale (in Turkish – “cotton castle”) – natural object, which includes 17 geothermal water temperature of 35 up to 100 degrees, as well as ponds with dazzling white terraces, formed of travertine (rich in calcium limestone). This place since ancient times was considered a resort – only the opportunity to swim in the springs under the name “Cleopatra pools” It speaks volumes.
How to get to Pamukkale?
If you drive from Antalya, the need to be guided by the signs of the city Denezli, because it is located in Pamukkale 15 km away. Distance from Antalya to Pamukkale about 250 km (3,5 an hour away by car) on the short road (through Korkuteli). Sometimes Navigators “lead” bypass, and this is about more plus 70 km.
Log in Pamukkale surcharge – 25 TL, children under 12 years – free admission.
Also noteworthy, that Pamukkale has two entrances: northern (straight) and south (through ancient city of Hierapolis). By the way, всех туристов на автобусах привозят к южному входу 🙂
Pamukkale on the map
Text: Evgeny Nazarenko