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Hierapolis & Pamukkale

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Address: Denizli, Turkey
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Private Tour: Pamukkale and Hierapolis
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Pamukkale Day Tour From Fethiye
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From some literature it states that only 5 percent of the ruins have been uncovered or restored. The theater is quite huge and has one of the best intact stage areas. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

From some literature it states that only 5 percent of the ruins have been uncovered or restored. The theater is quite huge and has one of the best intact stage areas. The theater is hard to get to. There are no stairs and only trails on loose gravel and sand. Some place are quite steep going up and some of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

This is a combination of archaeology, geology, history and entertainment. The first is much the most impressive. The ruins of an entire city are scattered around the site that is framed by decent-sized mountains on two sides. Many of its streets can still be made out, and at the Northern end the Domitian Gate is an imposing structure. But the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

What appears as snow covered slopes as you approach turns out to be white crystal deposits flowing down the hill. Pools of warm water terrace down the slope giving an out of this world appearance. The Roman city of Hierapolis sits in ruins on top of this white wonderland making Pamukkale a place not to be missed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

If you have extra time in your trip to Turkey, give a try. It is really unique, the roads coming from the west (Ephesus) are very good, and the ruins were a wonderful surprise. Every guide mentions only the pools and rock formations, which are beautiful but need a plan to control the visitation, but the ruins are very interesting,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

The ruins are impressive but my highlight was walking on the white calcium terraces. No shoes please. I wonder if they may stop this in the future to protect them? I considered swimming in the Cleopatra Pools but decided against it in the end. My friends did that and I took pictures. They said it overpriced and overrated. Also there... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

Hierapolis was fabulous to see, wander about and touch.... The amphitheatre is amazing. The calcium pools are incredible and viewing them at sunset is breathtaking!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

Pamakale was amazing. The white and blue travatines where beautiful. We also swam in the antique pool with ruins which was quite fun sitting on ancient columns in the pool however there would have been over 100 people in the pool at least which made it extremely crowded and I saw two band aids float by. Got an eye infection... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

good museum, very well preserved roman theatre, worth a visit, staying in town overnight is skippable so try to make this a day trip

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Pamukkale is a place you can simply not afford to miss if you are holidaying in the Antalya area of Turkey. It's a long trek to get there, leaving early in the morning but you do stay overnight in a hotel which breaks up the journey and an evening meal is included in the price of the trip. You also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

Both the ancient Roman city of Hierapolis and Pamukkale are great places to visit if staying nearby on holidays. Pamukkale is amazing, if a bit too overcrowded. Also in the complex are Cleopatra's pools, which need to be paid for separately, and which again are very overcrowded. Hierapolis is quite a large complex, which includes a splendid Roman theatre. However,... More 

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