Places to visit in Pamukkale

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Which places you can visit in Pamukkale

The Natural pools , known also as the cotton Castle, are simply amazing to watch and u can take a bath if u want in the numerous pool builds for the tourists and overlooking the splendid panorama.
The white and light blue will catch u eyes .
Then on the way to visit Hierapolis u can stop at the cleopatra pool and site on antic Greek columns drawn on the bottom of the pools .
Then comes the ancient ruins of Hierapolis where u will see remains of a thermal city destroyed on 60 by an earthquake

Hierapolis Pamukkale

Hierapolis’ remains testify to its richness in Roman times. The city was most likely founded by one of Alexander the Great’s successors, and later, in 188 BC, passed into the hands of the Kings of Pergamon. But evidence suggests that this place was occupied long before that – in prehistoric times – probably as a place of worship around the cave of Plutonium. The area around the cave is currently not accessible, along with the Sanctuary of Apollo, and the Temple Nymphaeum.
The Theatre at Hierapolis offers stunning views and is still in use nowadays, at least by the odd tourist performing an out-of-the-blue serenade during your visit. We’re confident that attending a classical concert at this venue would no doubt be a real feast for your senses. This is the most visited structure in Hierapolis.

Aphrodisias Pamukkale

Named after Aphrodite, Greek Goddess of Love, Aphrodisias is an ancient city near Geyre village, 80 kilometers (49 miles) west of Denizli. There is a marble quarry near the ancient city and sculptures of Aphrodisias were famous in Roman world. Most of these sculptures are intact and exhibited in Aphrodisias Museum today.

Some highlights of Aphrodisias are The Temple of AphroditeBouleuterion (council house), Sebasteion and The Stadium.

Located in southwestern Turkey, in the upper valley of the Morsynus River, the site consists of two components: the archaeological site of Aphrodisias and the marble quarries northeast of the city. The temple of Aphrodite dates from the 3rd century BC and the city was built one century later. The wealth of Aphrodisias came from the marble quarries and the art produced by its sculptors. The city streets are arranged around several large civic structures, which include temples, a theatre, an agora and two bath complexes.

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