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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 11 Attractions in Pamukkale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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mallorca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I do not advice to visit the place in the morning where crowded buses dowload hundreds of people, if you have the time make your way around 5 o'clock , have a wonderful swim and the visit the Roman city. Do not miss the beautiful Theatre

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Pamukkale thermal springs is a must visit place for travellers visiting turkey . The bus service from the airport is prompt and the hotels nestled around the site , mostly managed by families , are very comfortable .

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I were picked up at 6am and were told it was a 3 hour bus trip to Pamukkale. We eventually arrived after 7 hours due to unnecessary stops and families being late for pick ups. Stayed at pamukkale for 3 hours and visited the Cleopatra pool and the ancient theater which were beautiful. The Cleopatra pool cost... More

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

You will be disappointed if you expect to see the same thing as those promotional pictures. Most of the areas are dry only white deposit remained. However, you will still get a very good experience. We went there on an August afternoon (15:30), and saw a lot of people... a lot. We walked away from the crowd to the right... More

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bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

UNESCO has done right to make this a heritage site. Seems like the earth below and opened up and shared its mystical purity with us, white cotton calcium deposited on a hillside, so unnatural, yet so pretty. Do take the walk up, it worth, and GO IN THE EVENING, the sunset time is the best... not very hot, and gorgeous... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

I was shocked when i was there! I saw the photos in the internet and i said i must be there! But i was wrong ! The natural pool ( i think this is its name!) was 30 to 50 cm and that was bad ! How ever the natural hot spring in the top is good if you are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This was the best trip ever, anyone going to turkey must go here, well worth it, the mountains are awesome and the views are stunning, great photo location. Do not think twice, we paid £160 for a car and driver to pick us up from the hotel in olu deniz return all at our own leisure. A tour would have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

it's a wonderful place...exactly the same as you can see it in websites pictures... unfortunatelly it will dissapear in 10-15 years due to hotels built around, which deviated the thermal waters for their own swimming pools. at this moment it's part of UNESCO and the turkish authorities are doing their best to keep it as long as possible, by deviating... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Absolutely not worth it. It was hot, crowded and only took about an hour to walk up and back (slowly!). There are so many other amazing places to see in Turkey. DO NOT waste your time. The town also gave me a very unsettling feel and I heard similar thoughts from other travellers later on in my trip.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW via mobile

The worst place on enarth! The basins are empty. Yes. They close The water to sell you Cleopatras basin for 17 Usd more, and it has been created by them! Firkin hot!

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