The journey from Kemer to Pamukkale takes around four and a half hours.
Because it goes along the seaside, our tourists frequently like the section of the route leading to Antalya.
Because of its resemblance to the famed scenery, Lake Salda is known as the Turkish Maldives.
Salda Lake, on the other hand, is healing, unlike the Maldives. The watery magnesite material gives the coastlines their white appearance. As a result, swimming in a lake or walking barefoot on the beach is considered healthy for everyone, particularly those with skin issues.
Furthermore, the lake’s white beaches are breathtakingly gorgeous, and the water’s hue is captivating.
Fish, birds, and other species inhabit Lake Salda, which is bordered by mountains.
Thermal Springs of Pamukkale (Travertines)
The famed thermal springs, also known as travertines, are without a doubt Pamukkale’s main draw.
They appeared 400 thousands of years ago as a result of nutrient chemical flows rising to the surface.
Travertines, which are unusual terrace covered with snow-white calcium, were formed as a result of the consumption of these fluids.
This is a genuine natural marvel. It’s no accident that in 1988, UNESCO suggested limiting access to a huge portion of the travertines to visitors.
They did, however, leave half an acre for those who needed to experience the beauty, so that they may swim in the local waters, take lovely photographs, and enjoy the Pamukkale travertines tour for the entire life.
Pool of Cleopatra in Pamukkale
The Cleopatra Pool is one of Pamukkale’s most famous natural beauties. It is known for the restorative powers of its mineral-rich waters.
Their large quantity is good to people suffering from muscle disorders, obesity, and skin problems.
In addition, the liquid from Pamukkale’s Cleopatra Pool is revitalizing!
So, if you want to go back ten years, go ahead.
The temperature in this pool, by the way, may reach 36 degrees.
Because of the high minerality, the waters are somewhat fizzy, making for a particularly relaxing bathing experience.
However, there are certain restrictions: you can’t swim in the pool for longer than 2 hours.
Ancient City of Hierapolis
The city of Hierapolis has been recognized for its medicinal waters since antiquity.
Many individuals come here hoping to better their health after learning about the therapeutic benefits of calcium water.
Hierapolis had a population of about a hundred thousand during the Roman Empire’s height, making it one of Asia Minor’s most populous cities.
Sadly, only remains of this magnificent city survive today.
Because it was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988, practically all Pamukkale trips departing from Kemer include a visit to this historic structure!
Given the foregoing, it is doubtful that anybody would be shocked to learn that the remains of Hierapolis have become a true Mecca for heritage and archeological buffs.
Their efforts, with the help of the Turkish government, resulted in the establishment of a unique museum here, whose coffers are continuously supplemented with numerous objects discovered during digs at the old city’s site:
- Household items,
- Jewelry and jewelry,
- Ancient medical instruments, etc.
The exhibition itself, by the way, is housed in an ancient Roman bathhouse.
And if you’re interested in history, this is a must-see!
The amphitheater at Pamukkale, which is the third biggest ancient structure of this sort in Turkey, is no less impressive.
During its heyday, this almost 2000-year-old theater drew a crowd of fifteen thousand people, which was a tremendous figure by the standards of the time!
The City of the Dead
The old City of the Dead is far less majestic from a spiritual standpoint, yet it is as interesting for historians and antiquarians.
This majestic place once served as a burial vault for wealthy people, and it is noteworthy because it is considered the largest necropolis in Asia Minor.
St. Philip Church in Pamukkale
The antique church at Hierapolis, erected in the 5th century, is a little newer than the structures described above, but no less remarkable in terms of actual relevance.
It was dedicated in honor of one of the 12 apostles, Saint Philip, who was killed by local pagans in the first century.
You may be one of the fortunate ones! A trip to Pamukkale from Kemer is a fantastic way to get in contact with Turkey’s most famous natural wonder, about which stories have been spoken since antiquity. It will, nevertheless, be quite beneficial to one’s health!
End of Kemer Pamukkale Tour
We’ll conclude the Kemer Pamukkale Tour and return to Kemer after all of the locations we mentioned have been seen.
We’ll take you to your lodgings and leave you to relax! For further information, please contact us!