Travertines – White Calcium Terraces

Travertines / Pamukkale

White calcium terraces are known as travertines. Travertine is a versatile stone, formed with precipitation by the chemical reaction due to various causes and environments. Geological events that have caused the thermal source of Pamukkale affected the large area. In this region, there are 17 hot water areas with temperatures changing 35-100 Celsius. Pamukkale thermal source is a unit within …

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The Temple of Apollon

Temple of Apollon / Pamukkale - Hierapolis Ancient City

The Temple of Apollon was built on Plutonion, known as the old and religious cave. It is the oldest religious center of the indigenous people. In this region, Apollo also met with Kybele the mother goddess. The old sources declare that the Mother Goddess Kybele priest descended into this cave and was not affected by the poison gas. Ruins belonging …

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The Necropolises

Necropol / Pamukkale - Hierapolis Ancient City

The Necropolis, which refers to the graveyard, has been popular after the name of Hierapolis as the Holy City. The researches carried out in these necropolises reveal all the religious beliefs of the time. According to the splendor of grave structures, wealthy people can easily be separated as people usual tombs. These necropolises are located in the north and south …

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Latrina / Pamukkale - Hierapolis Ancient City

This structure, which had been destroyed by the earthquake, reached to the today with all its fragments in ruins. The long and narrow structure entrance was made with two doors on the narrow side. The structure is divided into two, with a row of columns in a monolithic dor-style structure, made of travertine blocks, carrying a heavy roof. There is …

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Frontinius Street

Frontinius Street / Pamukkale - Hierapolis

Due to the architectural features of Frontinius Street in Pamukkale Hierapolis Antique City, this 14-meter wide street, which was thought to have been built at the same time as the gate, constituted the main street of the city. There is a sewer system covered with monolith capstones in the middle of the street. There are shops, warehouses, and houses on …

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Frontinius Gate

Frontinius Gate / Pamukkale

Frontinus Gate in Pamukkale – Hierapolis Ancient City was the monumental gate of the city during the Roman Period. It is located at the beginning of the main street of 14 meters wide. It is located on the opposite edge of the South Gate and the main road to Laodikeia and Colossae. The door was built from flat traverse blocks. …

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Fountain of the Tritons

Fountain of theTritons / Hierapolis

The Triton Fountain Building in the Ancient City of Hierapolis in Pamukkale is one of two large monumental buildings. The building consists of a 70-meter-length pool opening onto the street and two curves from which niches were sculpted to put a sculpture in them. The systematic excavations of the Hierapolis Triton Fountain Building, which began in 1993, fell into the …

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Cleopatra Antique Thermal Pool

Cleopatra Antique Thermal-Pool / Pamukkale - Hierapolis Ancient City

In the tourism paradise of Pamukkale in Denizli, the Cleopatra Pool dating from the Roman period, which was formed by earthquakes in 692 AD, literally strikes money. Pamukkale Tourism Association Director Ali Aktürk said that the tourists pour along the pool with a water temperature of 36 degrees. The ancient pool in Pamukkale, which is also known as natural beauty …

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Byzantine Gates

Northern Byzantine Gate / Hierapolis

There are two Byzantine Gates in Hierapolis Ancient City. These are Southern and Northern Byzantine Gates. Southern Byzantine Gate Southern Byzantine Gate built the 4th century in Hierapolis Ancient City. Travertine blocks were made with reclamation material in marble. Like the northern gate, it is beyond two quadrangular towers and is shaped by a relieving arch located on the monolith …

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Bath and Basilica

Basilica / Hierapolis Ancient City

Bath and Basilica are located in front of the Frontinus gate and built in the 3rd century AD, after the 5th century AD, the caldarium southward wall was demolished. An abscissa was added so that the bath was converted into a three-nave basilica. The cradle vault of the previous structure was converted into 3 domes. In the 6th century, it was …

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