About Pamukkale: Pamukkale, a district of Denizli, is located 22 kilometers north of the city center in the region where the Çürüksu Stream, a branch of the Büyük Menderes River, originates. Pamukkale, which is a very interesting place both in terms of history and culture, is a very popular tourism center all over the world with its white travertines.
Pamukkale, formerly known as Akköy, has hosted many civilizations since Antiquity. Therefore, there are many valuable structures in the district, from ancient cities to ruins, historical churches and archaeological ruins.
In particular, Pamukkale, which is famous for the Hierapolis Ancient City and Theatre, which has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1988, has the Ancient Cleopatra Pool, Laodikeia Ancient City and St. There are iconic landmarks such as the Philippe Martyrion Church.
Famous for its healing thermal waters and known as Turkey’s white paradise, the district hosts springs such as the Karahayıt Thermal Spring as well as the Pamukkale travertines. Pamukkale has made the headlines of the world’s most prestigious travel magazines.
Best time to visit: Pamukkale, which is famous for its healing waters, ancient cities, culture and spa tourism, is a place that can be visited at any time of the year thanks to its favorable climate. However, since the winter months will be cooler and rainier, the ideal time to travel to the district will be the summer or spring months.
Museum card: Pamukkale, which is a historically rooted settlement, draws attention with its ancient cities and museums, as mentioned above. It is possible to enter the historical places in the district free of charge or at a discount with the Müzekart and Müzekart+, which are valid in almost every city in Turkey. Therefore, these museum cards belonging to the Ministry of Culture will be of great use in Pamukkale.