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Pamukkale, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Must do during a visit to Turkey. Amazing how the water is Naturally warm. Worth a dip in the water. There is no charge to visit and yo can walk down to all the different pools.

Thank rafiki52
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are in Turkey, you must visit Pamukkale! It is a very beautiful place, a suite of small and big natural pools, on a wonderfull white stone ( like a cotton flower, " pamukkale," means cotton). You must swim in Cleopatra's pool, for a...More

Thank aromansoldier
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expectations were bigger than actual experience. As we rounded the bend of the highway leading to Pamukkale Thermal Pools the view of the hillside from far away was breathtaking. As we arrived at the top of the Pools we realize that only a couple of...More

Thank jrbbuildtx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pamukkale is a very beautiful and natural place to visit the ancient ruins of Hieropolis and the Thermal pools or also called Cotton Castle. The thermal pools are travertines made up of white calcium terraces. Its a limestone with water cascading from a cup shaped...More

Thank annamalai2030
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear short pant, keep everything in your backpack and go!!! Walk in the thermal pond, enjoy the scenery as well as the turquoise blue water. We visited in December, but the temperature up there is just fine enough.

Thank Danaiya T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From faraway, they look like snow mountains. However, when coming closer, it may surprise you that they are actually travertines, which are white calcium terraces. This is is due to the calcium carbonate precipitation. Quite an interesting feature is it not? You need to also...More

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a day trip from Marmaris without ever having heard of the place and it took my breath away, I've travelled all over the world and have never seen anything quite like this, essential visit for anyone in south west turkey

Thank Oceanwave100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place actually good for summer so everybody enjoys the thermal bath :) It's very beautiful and natural place I visited in December winters most of the pools have dried up and are chilly but is still worthwhile. It is quite an amazing site, water...More

Thank Syed A
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Loved pamukkale. Wish has stated longer. Hope to revisit. Don't miss the nature park at the foot of the thermal pools. Stayed at Hal-tur. Lovely owner. Made us feel comfortable and took care of every need.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We as a family have visited Turkey a number of times and have never been here before. On our visit this time I decided this time we are going to go. I have always wanted to see this so was expecting big things. We where...More

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Anwesha B
8 January 2018|
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Response from Syed A | Reviewed this property |
I guess, after 2 pm because mostly tourist prefers to visit early morning time. We started climbing up around the travertines from below the hill around 03:20 pm so that time there was not that much crowd.
Tooba Z
6 January 2018|
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Response from annamalai2030 | Reviewed this property |
No Dress Code. But you have to remove your shoes to enter the pools.
Ali A
1 January 2018|
Response from Ali Mohamed A | Reviewed this property |
Hello better to contact tour operator,they will advise you with the best way to reach their.I was in Antalya when I went to thermal.