Saturday, February 2, 2013

Exotic and Historical Tourism in Turkey

EUROPEAN like to amaze the eyes of the world created. Not only synonymous with modernization, Europe also has many beautiful tourist sites. There are several countries in Europe an attractive place to visit. One of them is Turkish.

State that some of the region lies on the Continent and in part on the continent of Asia is the perfect be the destination country. Starting from the beaches, beautiful islands, historic and religious buildings, to the various relics of high historical value contained in the majority of the Turkish nation adherents of Islam. In other words, every region in Turkey has its own uniqueness.

Aphrodisiac, for example, one of the old city in Turkey and is Helensis era relic known as the holy city. Because the city has a shrine to the offering  the Goddess Aprhordite or  Goddes of Beauty.

In Aphrodisias are building the gladiators fought. Local men clashing maintain self-esteem and showed the strongest to the Goddess. The battle of about 30,000 spectators who witnessed it will stop if a gladiator pathetic lay dead at the hands of opponents.

Other exotic city is Herapolis which is the holy city relics of Roman second century BC. Stand firm in this city a number of temples built by the Romans. In addition, visitors can see dozens and necropolis sarcophagi, coffins were made of stone. Herapolis known theater building and also has a philosophical school.

Region is no less interesting is the province of Denizli in Turkey, which means sea. The province is known as the largest producer of cotton textile mill that was established. In this place there is a hill called Pamukale. These hills are white like cotton which is the origin of the word Pamukale. Pamukale favorite sights in the hot spring baths. The water contains calcium and minerals that are very high that it believed to cure rheumatism..

History of Pamukkale

The sacred city of Hierapolis was built around the warm water spring by the Romans, many centuries ago. Pamukkale Town’s sacred pool is still there and a large number of trekkers stop at this place in order to admire the exotic views.  In order to improve this spa area and to encourage tourism, the local people undertook a revolution in 1999. The ruins of the historic city of Hierapolis cover a large area of this region.

Attrctions located near Pamukkale

Some wonderful attrctions and tourist locations that you can visit here are:

  • Byzantine Gate 
  • Necropolis Cemetery
  • Temple of Apollo
  • Plutonium
  • Colonnaded Street

    Geographical importance of this place

    The sparkling white calcareous castles at this site are basically formed due to the limestone-laden thermal springs that create unusual and attractive formations like cataracts, stalactites and potholes. The water that flows from the terraces mainly contains carbon-dioxide and calcium salts. The exquisite formation which is present at Pamukkale is the result of the gradual formation caused due to various different elements. There is a great pool located in this area which is now known as the “Sacred Pool” and people can swim here without paying any fee.

    Great benefits of the “Sacred Pool”

    Bathing in the Sacred Pool can be highly advantageous for you as the water is very good for the eyes and the skin. It is known to have cured various diseases like rheumatism, asthma and many others.
    If you are planning a holiday in Turkey then you must visit the “Cotton Castle” of Pamukkale. This fairyland location would surely mesmerize your senses.

    VisitTurkey, do not complete if it did not stop in the Province of Antalia. This region is rich with beautiful beaches and exotic. Even in this province there is a waterfall directly into the sea. Landscape around the waterfalls can make you momentarily forget the fatigue life is!

    No comments:

    Post a Comment