Pamukkale, a favorite destination of Cleopatra!

You’ve seen a lot of pictures and you recognize Pamukkale by its milky white pools filled with water, like some icy kingdom, but what are they really?

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Pamukkale, a favorite destination of Cleopatra!

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You’ve seen a lot of pictures and you recognize Pamukkale by its milky white pools filled with water, like some icy kingdom, but what are they really? Fairy tubs were created due to the large amount of calcium carbonate that accumulates in water, by overflowing and depositing sediments for thousands of years.

In addition to the fact that they look attractive and unusual and are interesting to the eye, many visitors come to experience the magic of the healing properties of this mineral water. This water is claimed to have a therapeutic effect and alleviate ailments such as rheumatism, high blood pressure, skin problems, lung diseases, etc.

It will not be unusual for you to see visitors smearing themselves with white mud deposited on the bottom of the pool, which looks like fine white clay. This is extremely good for the skin, which is noticeably softer and gentler after bathing. It is true that this place used to serve as a health resort or a huge natural spa center. The beneficial effects of this mineral-rich water have been greatly appreciated.

Pamukkale - a favorite destination of Cleopatra

A visit to the above-mentioned ancient spa center of Hierapolis, and exploration of its streets, temples, baths, necropolis, and theater, is also mandatory. Visitors can even experience for themselves how the Romans used to relax here in the so-called "Cleopatra's Pool", enjoying the warm healing water (about 36 degrees) and swimming among the ruined ancient pillars.

You should know that when visiting Pamukkale, you will not be able to wear any shoes so as not to damage or contaminate sensitive sediments. The advice is to bring a larger bag in which to keep your shoes during your visit to Pamukkale.

A bathing suit is, of course, obligatory, and you must not forget lunch, larger amounts of water, and sunscreen lotion, because here you can tan well with adequate protection. And you will certainly not take better pictures for Instagram elsewhere than here.

Pamukkale is considered a natural spa, thanks to the many benefits it provides to its visitors. According to many, water provides a cure for asthma and rheumatism. In addition, water brings benefits to the skin, and eyes, and helps recover from high blood pressure, kidney stones, stroke, physical exhaustion, circulatory problems, digestive diseases, chronic disorders, and nutritional disorders.