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Pamukkale, Turkey 🇹🇷

Pamukkale, Turkey  

… One of the greatest natural wonders of the planet we are at your fingertips. It’s about Pamukkale in Turkey, which means “cotton castle” .Pamukkale the complex unique mineral springs in southwestern Turkey, near the city of Denizli. The complex consists of limestone and hot springs having a peculiar shape of the terraced shallow pools generated by pouring mineral water and precipitation of minerals. At its spa built in the ancient city of Hierapolis in the 2nd century BC. Kr. as a health resort. In Hierapolis are the remains of baths, temples and other ancient Greek and Roman monuments and the original early Christian . area is located in the Menderes River valley, which has a temperate climate almost all year round. It is around 2,000, and 600 wide and 160 meters high. Pamukkale has 17 source in which water has a temperature of 35 ° C to 100 ° C. They are water shed about 320 meters to the slopes where the terraces spilling over slopes of 60-70 meters long. Calcium carbonate in water is precipitated, and finally becomes in limestone, and the carbon dioxide is released. This entire site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988.

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