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The main thing that attracts tourists to Pamukkale is travertines, a natural park, part of which is open for visitors and works around the clock. In the daytime, the entrance costs 5 TRY. Near the terraces, forming a single complex with them, is the ancient city of Hierapolis. Two entrances lead to the territory – South and North Gates. There are ticket offices and tourist centers near each, but it is more convenient to go through the northern entrance: to go much closer.
Those wishing to visit also Karahait need to save a ticket, otherwise they will have to pay a second time for entry. Continue reading
The snow-white Pamukkale travertine terraces from afar are similar to the developed quarry, but, approaching them closer, you begin to understand what exactly they attract tourists from different countries. This is a real geological miracle, which is called the “Cotton Fortress.” The entire plateau, towering above the river, is covered with smooth travertine, resembling lilies, shells and bowls. Travelers come here to improve their health and enjoy the views – such landscapes are not found anywhere else in the world.
Now the state of the reserve is being watched vigilantly, as the uncontrolled use of water for hospitals and Continue reading
The Princes’ Islands is an archipelago of nine islands that are administratively one of the districts of the province of Istanbul. They got their name due to the purpose by which they were used by the rulers of the Byzantine and then the Ottoman empires. All the representatives of the august surnames and royal persons who were in disfavor referred to this.
In the 19th century, mainly wealthy representatives of the Armenian, Jewish and Greek communities began to relax here, but gradually the population became more Turkish due to the influx of Turkish capital.
Today, the Prince Islands is one of the common destinations for day trips from Istanbul. You can only get Continue reading