Pamukkale is the site of a hot water springs which has been flowing for thousands of years.
The ancients build
a great city called Heirapolis on the site of the water spings.
Pamukkale means 'cotton castle' and is so called because
the waters have left calcium deposits on the rocks making the rocks look as white as snow.
A view of white rocks caused by the hot water springs.
Another view over the white rocks out to the valley.
This is looking towards the remains of the main street in the city.
The amphitheater of Hierapolis.
Looking towards the stage.
John taking a much needed break from the blazing sun. It was Hot !
Hierapolis has the largest ancient graveyard in Turkey. There are hundreds of huge sarcophagi like these all over.