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Pamukkale is a natural wonder which is also known as the “Cotton Castle”.
This exotic site is located in the Denizli Province which is in the south western region of Turkey. This site is famous all around the world for its terraces of carbonate minerals which are formed due to the flowing water. At this place you can also find travertines and hot springs. This world famous site appears like a Cotton Castle that is why various people from all around the world come to visit this place.
The ancient city of Hierapolis was located here many centuries ago and it is now completely in ruins. The water that comes through an underground source in this area is said to be a cure for various diseases. Many thermal hotels are also located very near to Pamukkale.
The sacred city of Hierapolis was built around the warm water spring by the Romans, many centuries ago. Pamukkale Town’s sacred pool is still there and a large number of trekkers stop at this place in order to admire the exotic views. In order to improve this spa area and to encourage tourism, the local people undertook a revolution in 1999.The ruins of the historic city of Hierapolis cover a large area of this region.