Pamukkale is one of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, attracting more than 2 million visitors each year. The town of Pamukkale is most famous for its mineral-rich thermal pools.
These thermal spring pools are a major attraction across the globe for its natural white terraces. Unofficially Pamukkale’s thermal spring pool can be considered the natural 8th wonder of the world.
It is the largest and finest example of elaborate calcium formation in the world. Various efforts have been made in the last century to protect these natural deposits, and restrictions imposed on the use of these pools.