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Reviewed 3 days ago

visited in November 2018 and was very disappointed - they have stopped the flow of water into the pools because of some chemical reaction which I didn't understand and was making them dirty. So no beautiful blue pools - there were white edges however. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bumiker43
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at the pools late afternoon as the sun was setting. The sun reflected on the water and gave us the most beautiful pinkish colour. The pictures taken there was amazing. We walked on the trail to the edge of the mountain. We even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MannaJhb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sight not to be missed if you are close to this area. Only time can create this wonder, and it is easy to visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gorsefighter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place of attraction is unlike what is seen in most photos on the internet if you visit at a crowded hour. My review is for the early evening winter time, around sunset, when the place was super crowded and it wasn’t exactly a memorable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank GourmetRG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built by Nature and used by Roman for therapy. The white cliff is as white as cotton and the warm pool attracts lovely swans swimming.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hairuddinmohdali
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pictures you see in brochures, posters, and even bloggers are from a long time ago. The pools do NOT look like that. They have been diverted and are artificial. You cannot swim in the beautiful blue pools, they hardly exist. It's kind of a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank intramotus11
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are no water in the pools and the water that was there was freezing cold eventhough it is suppose to be from 'hot springs' All the pools are dried and yellow and looks nothing like the photos. If they want the tourist to keep...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Paradise551252
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pamukkale was amazing when I first visited it in 1990 - the blue pools of water on the terraces as far as the eye could see. Now almost nothing, just a few sad pools with water. If this is a world heritage site what’s going...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Josen_144
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pamukkale limestone cascades are mainly black from the walk way due to dirt and lack of natural water flow. Apparently there was an earthquake which changes the direction of the spring. It doesn't look like the photos sadly. The site needs to have funding...More

Date of experience: January 2019
6  Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pumakkale is an amazing, spell binding natural phenomenon Pumakkale is a spectacular place you have to see. I highly recommend doing some pre-reading before you go – (plenty available on the internet) especially if visiting without an enthusiastic guide. Discovering why & how this geological...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yasmiena27
December 1, 2018|
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Response from devanand s | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Pammukale is a very nice place to visit and is worth for your memory. Yes, the water is not full and is normal cold water. You can feel the warm water at thermal water pools which are there in all thermal hotels which... More
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Yasmiena27
December 1, 2018|
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Response from Diseree D | Reviewed this property |
The ancient ruins site is called Hieropolis. Pamukkale is the white calcium runoff that you see in pictures. They control the flow of water and you can wade in the pools - not necessarily swim (it's not that deep). This... More
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Muhammad Asad I
October 15, 2018|
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Response from jackie123274 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , We visited last thursday ... There are changing facilities and lockers available .. these are located in the Roman Baths -- once you get to the thermal pools - follow the pathway past the museum and you will come to... More
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