Top Historical Places in Pamukkale

Are you looking to explore the history of Pamukkale through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Pamukkale including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Pamukkale. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Pamukkale ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Pamukkale, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Pamukkale for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Pamukkale with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. The Travertine- Pamukkale Thermal Pools

    Tags: Geological Formation, Hot Spring, Unesco Site

    The unadulterated geographical marvel, one of the marvellous natural formations in the world and a UNESCO world heritage site- the Travertine is set of natural pools formed by the deposition of calcium. Tectonic movements taking place in the basin of the Menderes River triggered the rise of multiple hot springs in the area, making it a natural spa and hot-bath destination. The hot water from th...Read more
  2. Hierapolis Museum

    Tags: Archaeological Site , Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Located in close proximity to the Antique pools atop travertine, the site of the museum was originally a Roman bath. Featuring interesting remains of the Roman Empire, the museum is a 2nd century roman bath and gymnasium made in polychrome marble. It presents artefacts of Roman archaeology and is in-itself worth observing. 
  3. Roman Amphitheatre Of Hierapolis

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Amphitheater

    This ancient roman amphitheatre with a seating capacity of 12000 is a huge architectural masterpiece and was once used as an arena stadium, field and theatre. Mind-blowing acoustics and well-maintained ruins of Roman structure; combine the visit to this amphitheatre with the Travertine terraces. A must-visit on your trip to Pamukkale!
  4. Antolia Cemetery

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Cemetery, Tomb

    Collection of the tombs and ancient ruins of the cemeteries of noble men belonging to the Roam era; great walking area! 
  5. Laodikeia

    Tags: Outdoors, Village, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Known as a site born again through archaeological restoration, this ancient village is located close to Pamukkale. Dating back from 3500 BC (the late Chalcolithic period) to 3000 BC (the early bronze age), the artefacts of Laodikeia are mesmerising. The city was named after the wife of Seleucid king Antiochus II in the 3rd century BC. It was later ruled by the king of Pergamum and then seized u...Read more
  6. Kaklik Caves

    Tags: Cave, Historical Site

    Commonly known as the “Underground Pamukkale”, Kaklik caves have similar structure as the travertine and are one of the most visited tourist attraction in Denizli region. The attraction was not discovered until its roof collapsed naturally and was opened to visitors since 2002. It is located at a distance of 45 kilometres from Pamukkale and is ideal for a half-day trip. The local na...Read more
  7. Byzantine Churches

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Located within the ancient ruins of Hierapolis in Pamukkale, the remains of Byzantine churches with rooms for the priests and aisles can be accessed from the Byzantine gates- constructed in the Byzantine period. These gates also acted as defence towers and are fairly preserved with the beautiful fragments that are still visible.  
  8. Aphrodisias

    Tags: Temple, Historical Site, Monument, Picnic Spot

    Located just 80 kilometres away from Aphrodisias, this is an exhilarating historical and natural site. Attractions like: The city of Aphrodite, big stadium, Odeon, monumental gateway and the temple of Aphrodite are worth observing. Ideal for day-picnic, few luxury hotels and restaurants are available in the area.