Pamukkale, Turkey

August 25, 2013

Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site of hot springs and terraces of carbonate minerals. The terraces are visited by thousands of tourists every day.

The ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis was built on top of the white "castle." Visitors would come to the city and its pools to be cured of a huge range of ailments. Today thousands of partially preserved tombs, testament to those who did not survive their treatment can be found on the hill tops.

To see more photos from Turkey check out the photo essay Turkey Tourism.

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