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Pamukkale Calcium Formations and the Ancient Roman City of Hierapolis, Turkey

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Travertine Terraces
White calcium carbonate terraces at Pamukkale, Turkey

White calcium carbonate terraces at Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale (c) Linda Garrison
Travertine is a type of sedimentary rock deposited by mineral water flowing out of hot springs. These white terraces stretch almost 1000 feet.

Photo Tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis, Turkey

  1. Overview of World Heritage Site in Turkey
  2. Hierapolis Cemetery (Necropolis)
  3. Antique Pool
  4. Roman Theater
  5. Travertine Pools
  6. Travertine Terraces
  7. Travertine Terraces Covered with Visitors
  8. It's Not Snow, It's Calcium!
  9. Colossae Spa Hotel near Pamukkale, Turkey

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