Hierapolis and Pamukkale, Turkey: Curative Waters

published 6 years ago by Rick Steves

In Turkey, we travel to the ancient spa of Hierapolis, famous since ancient times for its curative waters and tranquility. The nearby wondrous white cliffs of Pamukkale create a scenic backdrop for bathers. At www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

In what seems like the middle of no where we come to a striking white hillside. This marks the ancient city Sabah and necropolis of Caracas in Roman times the rich in frail came here to spend their last years and to die. We approach today as visitors always have. Walking through the evocative to. Then passing under an imposing Roman gate where grand Boulevard leads you to that mineral spring. Famous since ancient times for its curative waters and tranquility. Mmhm today the ever popular springs in the shadow of ancient ruins Philip pooled littered with a dreamy assortment of ancient Roman columns that sparkled beneath the crystal clear water that silk here is like bathing in hot shit. Alone wondrous white cliffs of. Among coming ...

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