Cleopatra Pools
Cleopatra Pools
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Also known as the Pamukkale Antique Pool, this natural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site is located in the ancient city of Hierapolis. The warm mineral-rich “champagne water” that fills the pool sits just under 100°F and is believed to have therapeutic healing properties. Pay a fee on top of the price of admission and swim between ancient columns amongst the marble ruins. Visit in the mornings for fewer crowds, or cap off your day with a soak in the evening. There are change rooms, lockers to store your gear, and hotels in the area if you want to stay the night. – Tripadvisor
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  • Iuliana I
    17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You dont look younger but you feel so much better
    Loved it. The pool was so warm and it felt so nice. You have to pay extra to go in the pool. Make sure you go morning...mid morning as it gets crazy busy later in the day.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 August 2023
  • Tales of Empty Chairs
    Vilnius, Lithuania14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect rest.
    Our journey in Alanya commenced on the 4th of July, allowing us a splendid two days to soak in the local attractions and ambiance of this beautiful coastal town. While our initial days were about self-exploration, the 5th brought about a fun encounter with our agent from the JoinUp Travel agency. The language barrier (he didn’t speak English) added a dash of humor to our day. But as they say, smiles are universal, and that's exactly how we proceeded! Further into the day, we stumbled upon a gem for our Lithuanian readers - the travel agency named Atostogos Turkijoje Ekskursijos su Vyteniu. Conducting tours in Lithuanian, it felt like a slice of home in a foreign land. Our excitement peaked on the 6th of July when we booked a journey to Pamukkale's renowned thermal pools and the enchanting Salda Lake. For 65 EUR per person, we were promised an adventure, and the agency did not disappoint! A notable exception was the Kleopatra Pool in Hieropolis, which wasn't included in our package. The early risers that we are, a 2 a.m. pickup on the 5th didn't faze us, especially with the promise of reaching Pamukkale before the sweltering crowds. Our 6-hour journey to the thermal pools, interspersed with a delightful breakfast stop, culminated in the mesmerizing sight of Pamukkale.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 September 2023
  • Ectoplasm Fantasia
    Birmingham, United Kingdom2,688 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Warm water - deep bit best
    Really warm water. Relaxing and fun to swim past ruins. Much better to do than have a dip in the terraces. Amenities decent - food/drink/souvenirs. Very busy and people stand on edge taking photos which is odd! Lockers felt easily breakable - leave valuables at home! Good value - pay on door not with your guide.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 October 2023
  • Wood77
    Los Angeles, California3,287 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cleopatra scenic pool for photos
    Cleopatra Pool was a short walk from the Hierapolis Museum. This attraction has changing rooms and cafeteria near the pool. Admission to Cleopatra Pool was 300 TKL. Water was warm. Most visitors just leaned against the walls and have water pouring out on them. Though one has to be concerned with how clean the water really is. Another traveler relayed that some pool visitors have gotten sick afterwards.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 December 2023
  • Minx
    Durban, South Africa36 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth the visit and experience
    Worth the visit and experience. It was everything we expected from reading other reviews. Entry to swim was very reasonable at 200 Lira, one should take note though that an additional 20 Lira key deposit is needed for the lockers.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 May 2024
  • Juan F
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great visit to cleopatra pool
    It is definitely worth the visit. Some pointers: Park at South Gate - Price for parking is 50TL You need to have cash! The entrance to the entire complex is 30 Euros. They do accept credit cards for this fee. Once inside you walk about 15 minutes to the pool - Antique pool. At the pool another 200 TL but they do accept credit cards. Went with family at 5pm and then walked along the travertine pools afterwards.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 June 2024
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eagertraveller123
UK1,333 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Friends
The pools are pleasant but price is a rip off and the water and rocks are very mossy so a bit yucky. I would have preferred to spend longer on the salt pools
Written 4 July 2024
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Terry Gallagher & Judith anne birch
Seaham, UK49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Good family day out. Amazing sights only problem can't swim in the pools at the top were you use to be able to shame but still with the visit . Places down below to eat and drink as well as up at the top were pools are........
Written 10 June 2024
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Juan F
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
It is definitely worth the visit. Some pointers:
Park at South Gate - Price for parking is 50TL You need to have cash!
The entrance to the entire complex is 30 Euros. They do accept credit cards for this fee.
Once inside you walk about 15 minutes to the pool - Antique pool.
At the pool another 200 TL but they do accept credit cards. Went with family at 5pm and then walked along the travertine pools afterwards.
Written 3 June 2024
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Minx
Durban, South Africa36 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Worth the visit and experience. It was everything we expected from reading other reviews. Entry to swim was very reasonable at 200 Lira, one should take note though that an additional 20 Lira key deposit is needed for the lockers.
Written 20 May 2024
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Ilona K
Valkenburg, The Netherlands117 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
We wanted to check what the costs where for the pool. We read in 2019 it was around 9 euro. But since house of Mary went from 35TL to 400TL we first wanted to check.

Arriving at the parking you immediately need to pay parking fee without knowing what the pool cost. They say the parking is separate from the other activities around there. We left since we couldn't walk inside asking the price.
Written 1 May 2024
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Wood77
Los Angeles, CA3,287 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Cleopatra Pool was a short walk from the Hierapolis Museum. This attraction has changing rooms and cafeteria near the pool. Admission to Cleopatra Pool was 300 TKL. Water was warm. Most visitors just leaned against the walls and have water pouring out on them. Though one has to be concerned with how clean the water really is. Another traveler relayed that some pool visitors have gotten sick afterwards.
Written 13 December 2023
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Steve_Grant1
Oldham, UK1,722 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
This is a must do when you are at Pumakkale. The cost is low and the changing facilities good. Don't be put off by the fallen pillars etc in the water. Yes these can be a strain to get over when entering but not all the time. Very warm relaxing thermal waters,
Written 29 November 2023
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Ectoplasm Fantasia
Birmingham, UK2,688 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Really warm water.

Relaxing and fun to swim past ruins.

Much better to do than have a dip in the terraces.

Amenities decent - food/drink/souvenirs.

Very busy and people stand on edge taking photos which is odd!

Lockers felt easily breakable - leave valuables at home!

Good value - pay on door not with your guide.
Written 28 October 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

erylperdomo
Doral, FL7 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
It's a pool. Nothing exciting. Very pricey, just to hang out in a pool. People stand alongside the edges Taking photos.
Written 25 October 2023
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bogwurst
florida360 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
it's a cute pool you pay extra for but entirely unnecessary in my opinion. best use of your time is in the travertines and the ruins.
Written 18 October 2023
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