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Pamukkale orenyeri kocacukur alani | pamukkale kasabasi, Pamukkale, Turkey
+90 258 272 22 44
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Pamukkale Natural Park consists of hot springs which deposit carbonate chemicals which have formed massive travertine formations or "terraces" over which the water flows. Pamukkale means "cotton castle" in Turkish and, indeed, from a distance the formations may look like massive white castles over the...More

4  Thank Steve L
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Along the park vendors sell various items. One vendor has a horse and camel for photos. The horse is old and in very poor health his legs are so weak that his front and back legs together to give him strength. He stands on concrete...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the terraces is absolutely stunning - you can just sit there and admire it for hours ! If you are into history and archaeology, the site offers a museum and various ancient structures for you to discover. I was quite excited about...More

Thank carolinecC913JG
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I waited 40 years to come here and it was well worth the wait it is a fantastic place to visit we had a lovely walk around the lake I gaggle of geese surrounded me which was a bit scary because I had my dog...More

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place, I know of no other place like this. The travertine terraces are beautiful, it's a shame that so many if them are dry. We humans can certainly destroy nature. It next to Hierapolis, an ancient Roman spa city founded around...More

Thank jet1011
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is an amazing place. The travertines although painful to walk on (no shoes allowed as it breaks the calcium deposits) are well worth a visit. At the top there are wonderful ancient ruins and the largest necropolis. All very interesting and not to be...More

1  Thank randm7
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is a beautiful place, come prepared- swim wear, sun cream, hat, bottle of water. ...aim for cooler times early morning and later afternoon or evening 5-6pm . The bus crowds reach at 2-4.30 and this is very crowded . Wish the natural beauty was...More

1  Thank Th3ButterflyandLion
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best places in Turkey. You can spend an interesting day here. I would recommend you to go when the weather is warmer.

Thank magicalcurlylife
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Do you know all that wonderful pictures you see on the internet w/ blue pools and spectacular views? I'm sorry they are "Fake news"! The place should have been wonderful in the past, I pretty sure a place w/ such fame from BC could be...More

Thank Bruno M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A combination of Roman ruins (Hierapolis), mineral-rich thermal waters flowing down developing white travertine terraces make this place an amazing tourist's experience. It's a lifetime memory.

Thank vmdlp
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary natural wonders of the world, where history & nature meet in an extraordinary manner. While this natural wonder will leave you enchanted, the Roman ruins that covers the hill will also take your breath away. The city was a...More

Thank SNecefpur
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

It is a very beautiful park. The park is must see place in pamukkale. Good place to be visited by all age groups.

Thank Rabia K
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Ahmad M
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Response from Ratna B | Reviewed this property |
The park's entrance fee it self is about 35 Turkish Lira. I visited hotel pam thermal which has good natural thermal pool and a mud bath pool. Within national park there are few things that attract a fee again.