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Pamukkale Tour From Side

Created with Sketch. Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey
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Duration

04:30-21:30

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Languages

English

Overview

Pamukkale Tour From Side is unique and diverse, like the whole of Turkey, it combines both visiting historical monuments of architecture and unique creations of nature. This tour can be an excellent choice for those who have not yet decided whether to go on an educational excursion or see with their own eyes natural phenomena that have no analogues in the world.

Resting in a Mediterranean resort, you can afford a one-day tour to the southwest of Turkey, where white, snow-like terraces formed hundreds of thousands of years ago in the province of Denizli, which are located on a high mountain slope. Around the healing geothermal springs, the Roman rulers founded the city of Hierapolis, which became a favorite vacation spot for emperors and generals.

Distance from Side to Pamukkale – Pamukkale Tour From Side

You will have to leave for Pamukkale Tour From Side at dawn, as you will need to cover a distance of 300 km. On the way, you can take a nap or listen to the stories of a english-speaking guide who will tell you a lot about the formation of the Turkish state, give historical facts, and open the veil of secrets of the origin of ancient settlements and ancient cities.

Guide will also inform you about the tour program and will gladly share information about the life and customs of local residents. In an authentic village, you will make a stop for breakfast, where you will enjoy picturesque views, enjoy traditional pastries, home-made olives and cheeses, drink a cup of strong tea or coffee prepared according to old recipes.

Journey to Cotton Castle

Even before arriving in Pamukkale, you will be familiar with the history of this place. It took hundreds of centuries to form a unique natural landscape, during which calcium-enriched waters gradually flowed down the slopes and formed deposits, which eventually took the form of terraced baths decorated with snow-white calcite stalactites.

Outwardly similar to a cotton field, the plateau was called “Cotton Castle”. The amazing landscape of Pamukkale is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is carefully protected by the Turkish government.

Among other things, this place can become an unusual and spectacular backdrop for a photo shoot in a bikini, which all friends and acquaintances will envy.

In the List Of UNESCO cultural heritage- Pamukkale

The ancient city of Hierapolis, founded in the II century. BC. and the springs of Pamukkale since 1988 are included in the UNESCO cultural heritage list, but they are also mentioned in the holy scriptures and annals of ancient geographers and historians.

Since the middle of the last century, archaeological excavations have been actively conducted in this area and more and more details and facts are being discovered, so in 2011 scientists discovered the Basilica of St. Philip, and in 2012 – Plutonium described in many chronicles.

Currently, Pamukkale is the third most visited museum in Turkey, with more than 2.5 million tourists making excursions to the Cotton Fort every year.

Legends of Hierapolis

The basis of the Pamukkale Tour From Side is a visit to one of the most ancient Roman cities in Turkey, Hierapolis. Everything here is imbued with the spirit of the great era of senates, emperors and legendary battles.

Architectural buildings amaze with their richness and scope, and looking at the ruins of the ancient amphitheater, images of cruel gladiator fights and sports competitions emerge in the imagination. You can spend hours wandering through the ruins of ancient buildings, admiring the painting of columns and city gates, and studying bizarre drawings on the walls of ancient buildings.

Many of the architectural monuments have been perfectly preserved to this day – the Temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Pluto, the Agora market square and the largest Necropolis in modern Turkey.

Each stone in these buildings carefully preserves the memory of the past, the secrets of the great era and stories from the life of the great Roman emperors.

Secrets of Cleopatra –  Cleopatra Ancient Pool

Each of us has heard about the Egyptian queen Cleopatra – films and literary novels sing of her eternal youth and unprecedented beauty. Thousands of girls and women are still trying to unravel her secret, and therefore they come to Cleopatra’s baths, located in the shade of coniferous trees near the Cotton Castle.

According to one of the legends, it was bathing in these natural pools that caused its blooming appearance. During Pamukkale Tour From Side, you will have a unique opportunity to refresh yourself in the cool waters of this natural spring, improve your health and at the same time check how true the myths about the unfading beauty of the Egyptian ruler are.
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Pamukkale Tour From Side is of interest to both experienced travelers and beginners, it enriches spiritually and emotionally, leaves behind a lot of vivid impressions and pleasant memories.

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Attractions

Pamukkale

Hierapolis

Cleopatra Pool

Included/Exclude

  • Guided tour of Pamukkale and Hiearapolis
  • Admission fees
  • Lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Side Hotels
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Beverages
  • Antique Pool in Pamukkale

FAQs

Pamukkale is about 300 km far away from Side.

No it is not close to Pamukkale. Distance between Pamukkale and Ephesus is 195 km.

  • Guided tour of Pamukkale and Hiearapolis
  • Admission fees
  • Lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Side Hotels
  • Live tour commentary provided in English

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey

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