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Beautiful natural terraced pools of Pammukkale, Turkey

Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow. The Pammukkale in Turkey looks like a bewitchingly tranquil place with these natural terraced pools. Apparently when earthquake ac
  • Vikki D

    Pamukkale, Turkey- Pamukkale means cotton castle, and has also been called the white castle because of the vast whiteness caused by the high concentration of calcite in the water. Travertine sedimentary deposits have created the white terraces, petrified waterfalls and mineral forests that make up the landscape. The 17 hot springs are heated by an underground volcano.

  • Chemical 💊 Heart

    Pamukkale - 'The Cotton Castle' has extraordinary calcareous castles that are formed by thermal springs cascading over a cliff. This natural wonder is located in Turkey.

  • Cynt Smith

    Hot springs in Pamukke, Turkey

  • Belinda Matchett

    Pamukkale,Denizli - probably my favorite place I've been to in Turkey.

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Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.

✮ Pamukkale ~ meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey's Inner Aegean region, in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the year.

Relaxing in Thermal Pools ~~ Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale, Turkey

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It seems like Turkey should be on the short list of vacation spots.

  • Kathy Ragsdale

    I visited the place in the upper left hand corner and actually went down underground while I was stationed in Turkey. Really makes you think about those poor early Christians.

note: Castle, Highlands, Scotland by Sarah Kotlova, via Flickr