The ancient city in Phrygia. It was added as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. The hot springs have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, with many patrons retiring or dying there. The large necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, most famously that of Marcus Aurelius Ammianos, which bears a relief depicting the earliest known example of a crank and rod mechanism.
The intricately constructed Great Baths, located in ancient Iran, were built using large stone blocks with no cement. The baths included various closed or open areas, linked together. Niches in the inner section include the gymnasium & library as well as various bath temperatures.
Geography of Hieropolis
Hierapolis is located in the Büyük Menderes (the classical Meander) valley adjacent to the modern Turkish cities of Pamukkale and Denizli. It is located in Turkey’s inner Aegean region, which lies northwest of the Taurus Mountains, which has a temperate climate for most of the year. Known as Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) or ancient Hierapolis (Holy City), this area has been drawing the weary to its thermal springs since the time of Classical antiquity.
The ruins of the old city are spread out over a large area, and it is one of the best preserved cities of the ancient world.The site was formerly called Phrygia by Herodotus in his “Histories.” Hierapolis was always famous for its spiritual healing properties and since Antiquity has been visited by Romans, Greeks,
Pamukkale, meaning “”cotton castle”” in Turkish, is the natural formations inside the archaeological site. The area is famous for a carbonate mineral left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey’s Inner Aegean region, in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the year.
🏨 Hotels Near Hierapolis
|Eros Otel||📍 Birlik Sk. no2, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 258 272 25 80||–|
|shah sultan öztürk hotel||📍 Pamuk Mahallesi, Fevzi Çakmak Cd., 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 543 973 49 28||–|
|Kervansaray Hotel-Pension||📍 Kale, Oğuz Kaan Cad. No:1, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli Merkez/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 258 272 22 09||kervansaraypension.com/|
|Pınar Otel||📍 Pamuk, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli Merkez/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 536 643 80 29||pamukkalepinarhotel.com/|
|Venus Suite Hotel||📍 Hasan Tahsin Cd. No:19, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 258 272 22 70||venussuite.com/|
|Melrose Viewpoint Hotel||📍 Pamuk Mahallesi Kadıoğlu Cad Çay Sok, D:No:7, 20280 Denizli, Turkey||Denizli||📞 +90 258 272 31 20||melroseviewpoint.com/|
|Mustafa Motel & Pension||📍 Kale Mahallesi, Atatürk Cd. No:20, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 258 272 22 40||–|
|Sinter Terasse House Hotel||📍 Hasan Tahsin Cd., 20280 Pamukkale/Denizli Merkez/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 531 708 81 16||sinterterassehotel.com/|
|Venus Hotel||📍 Hasan Tahsin Cd. No:21, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli Merkez/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 258 272 21 52||venushotel.net/|
|Ozen Turku Pension||📍 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Turkey||Pamukkale||📞 +90 553 277 32 02||–|
🎉 Tourist attractions Near Hierapolis
|Pamukkale South Gate||📍 Güney Kapı||Near Hierapolis Turkey||“It is a historic Place full of tourists from different country” ⋅ Opens 6:30AM|
|Natural Park||📍 Mehmet Akif Ersoy Blv.||Near Hierapolis Turkey||Rugged terrain with swimming & a cafe “Must visit but lots of tourists” ⋅ Opens 8AM|
|Travertines of Pamukkale (thermal pools)||📍 Merkez||Near Hierapolis Turkey||Thermal pools with calcium-rich water “… tourist attraction is a great example of why I frequently hate tourism.” ⋅ Opens 8AM Mon|
|Hierapolis Archaeology Museum||📍 2259. Sokak No:12||Near Hierapolis Turkey||Museum with tombs, statues & artifacts “Side attraction of the Pamukkale pools.” ⋅ Opens 8:30AM|
|Pamukkale Turkey||📍||Near Hierapolis Turkey||⋅ Opens 8AM|
|Pamukkale Amphi Theatre||📍 İzmir Blv. Yanyolu No:3||Near Hierapolis Turkey||“a very beautiful place and not quite well preserved” ⋅|
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