really fantastic! glad to have seen for real the Pamukkale pools or baths as that's how they look! it's heavenly....
I have to say this was just amazing to see, i was so excited to see this we travelled 24 hours from Istanbul just to see this place and it was 100% worth it!!! i would visit again!! LOVED IT LOVED IT LOVED IT!!
We'd travel with a tourist guide to visit it. It was in December, it was very cold, but the water is warm.The scenary was amazing!
We took the one-day package private tour from Travel Bazaar in Istanbul by plane. Be prepare that a long day from 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM. You need to feel comfortable travel without a guild to the airport. However, a knowledgeable guild will be at Pamukkale airport to welcome you. First we traveled by a private mini van to the... More
Should be left don't let anyone walk on it. The town is right there at the bottom of the white pools, but as money rules, I have no hope. There are much better places to visit!
The deposits of calcium look like snow and ice and from a distance the hillside looks like a northern European winter scene, with stalactites resembling giant icicles; this World Heritage Site is amazingly beautiful. We viewed the expanse from the town below before travelling to the top by road and approaching the edge of the travertines via the Hierapolis site.... More
45oC air temperature, make sure you have water with you in summer time. most amazing place ever. don't forget your swimming attire.
on arrival in Pamukkale we were scooped up and within seconds was handing over 100tl each for a tour of the Travertines...which turned out to be a very good move. An Excellent young guide, took us first to the source of the Travertines, through the old City of Hieropolis and then into the Thermal Pools...where I swam for an hour... More
But they will not rock your world. But very interesting, even when they are mobbed by tour groups. Go take a swim in the Antique Pool (entry fee) and swim over real Roman and Greek columns! Worth a stop - you could probably do it in an afternoon.
By this I mean, with all the fabulous historical and natural attractions of Turkey, I can think of a dozen places I would have preferred to spend my day. That said, it is beautiful and an interesting natural attraction. However, travel can be about choices. I visited with a tour group that first entered Hieropolis from the north gate. Afterwards... More
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