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Turkey: Pamukkale, Hierapolis
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Published: 18.4.2013

Pamukkale, a location of thermal springs, is a part of Hierapolis.  Springs reach the surface north of Denizli and on the south end of the Salpak Mountains. There they flow through a four-kilometer terrace and thus create a unique beauty of local lakes. Springs rise to the surface from various places and from the time immemorial they leave calcite traces and thus create so-called travertines.

The city of Hierapolis  was built according so-called Hippodomes plans (grate plans). There were established also large public spas and surplus water was distributed to households.

Text/photo: Pavel Vojtíšek

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