Pamukkale: The White Tale of the Aegean

Pamukkale Denizli
Pamukkale, Denizli Hotels

Denizli is known as ‘ Pamukkkale Travertines ‘ after its famous rooster, and perhaps even the first white and cotton like mind. Pamukkale is the most colorful and most historic town in the city. This is the loveliest amphitheater that has a temperate climate that undergoes a flock of visitors by local and foreign tourists all year round. Pamukkale, which is one of the tourism paradise of Aegean Region, is like a fable of a fairy tale.

You will discover a whole new beauty as you visit Pamukkale; The rushing waterfalls, antique cities that challenged centuries, travertines will take you on a colorful and entertaining journey. Located 19 kilometers from Denizli, the region is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Of course, the most noticeable snow, such as white, cotton, cloud-like travertine will be. You will not be able to watch this natural wonder created by taking care and taking a photograph.

Things to Do in Pamukkale

(You can read about the most important places to see and travel around Pamukkale and the surrounding areas .

Pamukkale Travertines: If you have come here you have already come to see the Pamukkale Traverter. De So I’m going to come down here and visit a few waterfalls before I go to the ancient cities. The travertines in the Menderes River are a crystallized area by the carbon dioxide in the water resources and the collapse of the limestone in the water. Its beauty, charm and wonderful atmosphere of travertines are included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Don’t forget to take your camera with you during the trip.

Travertines of Pamukkale
Travertines of Pamukkale

Yesildere Waterfall: Yeşildere Waterfall is one of the breathtaking areas of the region. The waterfall has a height of 55 meters. Waterfall water pouring from the top is a fascinating image. When we came here; Do not return trout without eating trout.

St. Philippe Martyrion Church: One of the most important and oldest ruins in the region. Philippe Martyrion Church. ‘St. Philippe ‘Hz. It is the name of one of the 12 apostles of Christ. Estimated MS in the year 80 to spread the Christianity of the region. Philippe was killed before he reached his goal. It is estimated that Martyrion was built in memory of Saint Philippe in the church, which was visited by local and foreign tourists. One of the most remarkable structures of Hierapolis. The Church of Philippe Martyrion will help you find the dusty pages of history.

St. Philippe Martyrion Church
St. Philippe Martyrion Church, Pamukkale

Hierapolis Ancient City: The ancient city of Hierapolis , which was founded by King Eumenus II of Pergamum and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, is one of the most popular places in the region. This ancient city, defying centuries, was named after the Queen of the Ames.

Laodicea Antique City: It is estimated that the ancient city of Laodicea located in Pamukkale was founded 2300 years ago. As a result of the excavations of the ancient city; In the past, it has become the center of finance and trade. Laodikya Antique City, which also achieved great success in the field of textiles.

Caves and Lakes: Denizli shines not only with its historical values, but also with its natural beauty as a star. Some of the most prominent places in the region that we recommend you to see; Acıgöl, Kartal Lake, Kaklık Cave and Keloğlan Cave.

Hierapolis Ancient City
Hierapolis Antique City Pamukkale

Things to Do in Pamukkale

Paragliding: Especially in recent years, the name of the paragliding was often talked about Pamukkale and surroundings. If you want to watch the beauties of this breathtaking geography from the top you must do paragliding. Cakkelez Mountain – Honoz Mountain and Serinhisar district is the place for these colorful sports.

Jeep Safari: Jeep safari tours can be a good option if you want to add color, fun and adrenalin to your holiday. You can explore Denizli, Pamukkale and the surrounding areas thanks to this tour. The most preferred courses are; South Waterfall, Kartal Lake and Camlik – Afrodisias.

Water Surfing: Water surfing is a good option for those looking for alternative sports in the region. Kartal Lake, Adı Güzel Dam and Işıklı Lake Water are among the most convenient trails for ‘water surfing’.

Mountain Climbing: One of the colorful activities you can do in this beautiful geography is mountain hiking. Beşparmak Mountain, Honaz Mountain and Babadağ are among the trails you can take a mountain hike.

Bike Tour: Biking tour can be a nice activity if you want to forget your grief, your sorrow, be in nature, feel the wind between your hair and find peace. Pamukkale Örenyeri, Sarayköy, Köprübaşı and Korucuk crossroads offer visitors convenient routes for cycling.

Antique Pool Pamukkale
Antique Pool (Cleopatra Bath) Pamukkale

Shopping in Pamukkale

From Denizli and Pamukkale’s bazaar, you can buy souvenirs and local hand woven fabrics for your loved ones and yourself. If you want to remember the best moments of your holiday when you return home; You can buy cock statue, magnets, hand woven, handcrafted carpets, postcards and handicraft glass products. Colorful, sparkling clothes specific to Buldan are also very popular.

Pamukkale Shopping
Shopping in Pamukkale, Denizli

What to Eat in Pamukkale What to Drink?

Denizli Pamukkale has many nice restaurants, cafes and pubs where you can taste the best examples of Aegean cuisine. In the region, especially the dishes made with mushrooms attract attention. Mushroom hair roasting and mushroom soup are among the most preferred varieties.

Pamukkale local and some of the most popular tastes; casserole mushrooms, lamb closure, Buldan cover, top tarhana soup, kashkaya, buttermilk crumbs, flour soup, Denizli ravioli and yoghurt with eggplant.

Pamukkale kebab
Pamukkale Kebab

Pamukkale Accommodation: Hotels

Pamukkale and its surroundings are a very nice place especially for weekend getaways. It is not very close to Istanbul and environs. Therefore, if you stay in the hotel for 1-2 nights on your trip, you can make your trip more enjoyable and comfortable. You can set up your hotel via the internet’s most reliable booking site, Booking.com . Click here to see all hotels in and around Pamukkale. Where to stay in Pamukkale? You can read our article.

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