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Pamukkale Thermal Pools

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Address: 170 km (105 mi) from Selcuk on Route E87, Pamukkale, Turkey
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Amazing traventines!!!

If you are in Istanbul, I recommend a side trip to Pamukkale. An hour flight from Istanbul to Denzli then take a bus to Pamukkale. You will be rewarded to see another world... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Lesleydxb
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was one of our itinerary items I was most excited about. Imagine my dismay when we got to the top only to find a bunch of empty travertines. I don't know what the story is, but they have made open tunnels all in between the travertines, channeling the warm water from the top all the way to the bottom,resulting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in Istanbul, I recommend a side trip to Pamukkale. An hour flight from Istanbul to Denzli then take a bus to Pamukkale. You will be rewarded to see another world heritage place, a place full of history and amazing thermal pools. When you reach at the top, you will experience a breathtaking views of the traventines, really... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there just pay 25 lira by card or cash. Trip around is 4 hours is you are very particular. A lot of security guards so do not attempt to cross the prohibited area. Backpackers need to walk 2 km up to see the main entrance gate. Even winter, you can still soak your feet to the thermal pools. Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unbelievable topography. It's like nothing I've ever seen. Get there early, before the throngs of people come.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful place to visit. The thermal pools are absolutely gorgeous they are so white and the water so blue. However, its a long way to walk if you have problems. They do have golf carts for hire (with driver) and they are quite reasonable also very handy if you want to see the necropolis which is another 20 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While the pools were a little different from what I was expecting, this was still the experience of a lifetime. The pools that the public are allowed to swim in are man-made, but still feel authentic. Seriously - the feeling of a little over an inch of warm water running over your bare toes is so soothing. You do have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The travertine pools were one of the highlights of our visit to Turkey. Despite plenty of rainy weather for the rest of our trip, this was a nice sunny day! However, it was quite crowded in the area close to the top, so be warned.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is a must to go to if your are planning to visit Turkey. I felt is it sooo relaxing just to sit in the water. I wish i can go back again to the Pamukkale.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked our package deal from bodrum and the agency picked us up in front of our hotel with a van then not far from city maybe 20 minutes drive all of the agencies gathered together and delivered us to 3 or 4 buses so get the cheapest deal it all goes to one , they separated us to different... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm glad we did it, because it was on my must visit list for Turkey, but it was a long car drive to get here and the pools in November weren't quite as spectacular as they look in the travel guides. If you're going to go for a swim indoors, make sure you bring your own towel, appropriate footwear and... More 

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