Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1988
Size of heritage: 1,077 ha
Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have created at Pamukkale (Cotton Palace) an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. At the end of the 2nd century B.C. the dynasty of the Attalids, the kings of Pergamon, established the thermal spa of Hierapolis. The ruins of the baths, temples and other Greek monuments can be seen at the site.
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Hotels and places to stay
Kervansaray Hotel & Pension
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Medium airport - 33 mi (54 km) Uşak Airport
Small airport - 56 mi (90 km) Süleyman Demirel International Airport
Large airport - 68 mi (110 km) Dalaman International Airport
Large airport - 86 mi (138 km) Milas Bodrum International Airport
Large airport - 92 mi (149 km) Imsık Airport
Small airport - 96 mi (155 km) Afyon Airport
Medium airport - 97 mi (157 km) Adnan Menderes International Airport
Large airport - 110 mi (177 km) Antalya International Airport
Large airport - 116 mi (187 km) Diagoras Airport
Medium airport - 119 mi (193 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.