Pamukkale (Hierapolis)

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Pamukkale (Hierapolis)

Pamukkale (Hierapolis) Pamukkale (Hierapolis)
Pamukkale: Shaped by the 
hand of nature and extant since the ancient times, Pamukkale is one of 
the worlds most outstanding legacies.
Located in the 
province of Denizli this natural wonder is comprised of terraces and 
travertine formed by hot springs and streams depositing carbonate 
minerals. Pamukkale has gained eminence for its waters believed to have 
curative powers and been used as a thermal bath since centuries. Noted 
for its extraordinary characteristics, the ancient site has been 
inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988.
near to Pamukkale, Hierapolis was established in 200 BC by Eumenes II 
in dedication to the Amazon Queen Hiera, wife of Telephos the founder of
Pergamum. Moreover, Hierapolis is an ancient cite that attracts 
worldwide attention for its majestic buildings and monuments. 
ancient city of Hierapolis has lost its Hellenistic façade as a result 
of a series of earthquakes and gained a new facade reflecting the 
influences of Roman architecture during the reconstruction period. 
the major cities of the Byzantine period, Pamukkale became a crucial 
site to Christianity after one of the apostles of Jesus; St Phillip was 
murdered in this city. 
The city which fell under the 
rule of the Turks in the 9th century still preserves its value and 
significance as on its very first day.
thousands of visitors for its ancient monuments and natural wonders 
every year, Pamukkale is waiting to welcome you as well!
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