Tour Highlights: Aphrodisias Ancient City, Travertine Terraces of Pamukkale
Tour Description :
You will meet your privet guide at your hotel and start your tour. Your first visit will be to Aphrodisias Ancient site. Visit all historical place with accompany of professional guide. Aphrodisias is one of the older sacred sites in Turkey. Dedicated to the ancient Mother Goddess and then the Greek goddess Aphrodite , it was the site of a magnificent Temple of Aphrodit and the home of a renewed school of marble sculpture. The Temple of Aphrodite later become a Christian basilica through an impressive swapping of columns.
Today, the Temple of Aphrodite is well-preserved and partially restored; it is not hard to imagine its ancient splendour. Aphrodisias also offers ruins of a large theatre, a stadium and other strucktures. as an on-site museum displaying artifacts. Join the lunch and rest for a while then drive through to Pamukkale (cotton Castle).
Visiting to write Terraces. You can see the gleaming white travertine terraces of Pamukkale, located next to the ruins of Hierapolis. The extraordinary effect is created when water frome the hot sprigs loses carbon dioxide as it flows down the slopes, leaving deposits of limestone. The layers of white calcium carbonate, built, up in steps on the plateau, gave the name Pamukkale (cotton castle). Unfortunately, but understandabl, visitors are no longer allowed to walk on the terraces in order to protect them from damage. Then walking to Hierapolis Ancient city, visit the Necropolis, Theatre, fountain, St. Philip Church. Afterwards you drive back to your hotel.