HIERAPOLIS ANCIENT CITY
Journey through the Denizli province inevitably leads to the ancient city of Hierapolis, which some now call Pamukkale. Furthermore, it is still widely known under its old name but also appears in the literature of archaeologists as Holy or Sacred City. It is called like this because this area has many temples. In addition, there are many other buildings with religious symbols. Hierapolis is also known as Phrygian City because according to tradition, it was very close to the area of ?? the ancient Laodicea and Tripoli. This city has always been an intersection of many historically significant areas, and the name Hierapolis stems from the fact that it had a Mother goddess Cult.
Hierapolis area represents World Heritage Site and is popular with tourists because here one can feel the spirit of tradition, not only of the Turkish rulers but also of many other peoples who lived here. An ancient city has a big number of areas and streets, so all visitors can see many things. There is primarily the Roman Theatre, where up to 15,000 people could fit at once. In addition to the theatre, a lot of attention causes the Apollo’s Temple, which is located right next to another interesting part – Plutonium. This is a cave from which toxic gas spread over. Besides all mentioned, tourists can enjoy the sights of Nymphaeum and admire the system, which at that time was a spectacular solution for the water distribution. Necropolis is an area where many graves and tombs are still visible and they have come since the time of the Hellenic period, but also from the time of old Romans and other Christian nations.
The rest of your vacation you can spend on some other points of interest. An ancient city of Tabea or Tripolis are good solutions. There is also outstanding Laodekeia and visiting all these destinations will make your holiday an unforgettable experience.