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Pamukkale Thermal Pools

170 km (105 mi) from Selcuk on Rte. E87, Pamukkale, Turkey
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Pamukkale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Outdoors
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Outdoors

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

this is a place all should visit, so much fun in the pools & your feet feel so good after, remember to take shorts, you will get wet !

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Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Lovely place...looks like its covered with snow.Its slippery ..have to walk carefully.Must see attraction in Turkey. Water only deep enough to soak legs.if you need a swim,there are paid antique pools nearby for swimming.Look inside those swimming pools,its really "antique".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The experience is awesome .The thermal pools are great .The place is also adorned by some beautiful ruins.A full day is less to enjoy the place .Though the hotels are not up to expectations

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Prague, Czech Republic
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This place is amazing. Pamukkale I have visited twice. The first time I was here 15 years ago. At that time there was a lot of water, and you could swim here. Now there is very little water and it is therefore largely forbidden to bathe. It is a great pity that water is scarce and it will be worse.... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Unique experience walking barefoot up the travertine in the wintertime! Be careful - some parts are slippery. The payoff at the top of the hill is the ruins of Hieropolis. Very interesting, especially the recently discovered tomb of the Apostle Philip.

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Stockton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Approaching the hills of Pamukkale it looks as if they are covered in snow. When getting closer it appears that they are covered in ice. Only when actually being next to the ground and the pools can you determine that it is a mineral covering. Fortunately you are allowed to walk out onto the hill top (sans shoes) and step... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was one of the most beautiful places that we've visited in Turkey. We always had the impression that we are in heaven.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A must see tourist spot. Although it's December, the weather was so lovely and even could wear short pant to look around. The entrance fee was 25 Turkish lira person and you can look around within 2 hours. If you're planning to make a trip to Pamukkale, one night would be enough. Family trip is also recommended and hotels nearby... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you are planning a holiday anywhere on the west Turkish coast, you have to plan a trip to Pamukkale as well. It's not far from Dalyan, for example. We rented a car and it took us about three hours from Dalyan to Pamukkale. The roads are not very good, but they will take you to the location. And it... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

While traveling in Turkey, deffinitly keep some time for Pamukkale ! It is unique and beautiful ! If you want to avoid the crowd just go when the gates open, you will almost have the place to yourself and it makes great pictures !

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