Things To Do In Pamukkale

5.0 /5
$ 854 onwards View Packages
View Pamukkale Hotels

Travel Essentials


5.0 /5 (23 ratings) Rate This Destination


Ideal duration: 1 day

Best Time: September Read More

Planning a Trip? Ask Your Question

Also Refered As:


Things To Do In Pamukalle

Show on map
  • Filter (10)
  • Historical Site (3)
  • Hot Spring (2)
  • Garden & Park (1)
  • Things To Do (1)

1. Swim in Pamukkale Thermal Pools

Swim in Pamukkale Thermal Pools
4.3 /5

21 km
from city center
1 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

The Pamukkale Natural Park, also known as the “cotton castle,” is a World Heritage Site located alongside Mehmet Akif Ersoy Boulevard. It is known for its 17 hot springs and travertine terraces. The hot springs are perfect for swimming and its small mud basin is said to have healing properties.

2. Walk up the Travertines

Walk up the Travertines
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

Marked as a world heritage location, travertines or terraces are beautifully carved mountains or rocks which are covered with white minerals. You would generally be asked to walk barefooted on these travertines and hence be ready for the same. However, there is only one portion where you can walk on the travertines.

3. Explore Ruins at Hierapolis

Explore Ruins at Hierapolis
4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

Hierapolis is an ancient Greek city next to Pamukkale in the Denizli Province of Turkey. The city dates back to the Hellenistic Period and still contains its magnificent ruins. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is mainly known for its hot springs that have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC. The site is also home to the Tomb of Philip the Apostle.

4. Soak in Cleopatra's Pool

Soak in Cleopatra's Pool

1 km
from city center
4 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

Pamukkale Antique Pool is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also known as Cleopatra's Pool. It is based near the white travertine terraces. The ethnic artificial pool is filled with mineral water, often regarded as Champagne Water, since tiny bubbles constantly rise to the surface from below. As a result, the water in Pamukkale is naturally warm.

Pamukkale Travel Packages

Compare quotes from upto 3 travel agents for free

5. Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Pamukkale

Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Pamukkale

17 km
from city center
5 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

The white travertine terrain of Pamukkale, when seen from a height at sunset, is a magnificent sight to the eyes! Therefore, hot air balloon rides are extremely popular in the Pamukkale region. Tourists like to see the panoramic view of this city through a bird's eye, and the sky looks glorious with all the rides up and about in the air at sunset. Bookings can be made online or via agents.

6. Pamukkale Amphitheatre

Pamukkale Amphitheatre

16 km
from city center
6 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

The Pamukkale Amphitheatre or the Roman Theatre is situated on a hill in the heart of Hierapolis. It is a magnificent structure that was probably used as a theatre and arena stadium and is an excellent place for photography. Explore its special public passageways on the upper floors. Guided tours are available.

7. Paragliding Over the Travertines

Paragliding Over the Travertines

16 km
from city center
7 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

Paragliding is one of the most popular activities in Pamukkale, Turkey owing to its majestic white travertine terraces. White Sky and tandem paragliding are well-known here since they provide paragliders with a bird’s eye view of these magnificent white formations and the ruins in the region. Opting for a sunrise or sunset flight is advisable as the views are even more stunning.

8. Hierapolis Archaelogy Museum

Hierapolis Archaelogy Museum
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

The Hierapolis Museum or the Denizli Hierapolis Archeology Museum is located within the Aegean Region above the travertines in Pamukkale. It was built on the site of a former Roman bathhouse and is home to many artefacts dating back to Antiquity.

9. Laodikeia


16 km
from city center
9 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

Laodikeia is an archaeological site known for its impressive ruins. It is situated on the plains of the Lycos River about 6km north of Denizli. It was home to one of the oldest Christian communities of the Roman Empire and is also one of the Seven Churches of Revelation.

10. Karahayit Hot Springs

Karahayit Hot Springs

6 km
from city center
10 out of 10
Things To Do in Pamukkale

The Karahayit Kirmizi Su or Karahayit Hot Springs are located close to the ancient city of Pamukkale in Turkey’s Denizli province. These thermal springs, originating from within the region’s calcite rocks, possess healing properties. They are known for their slightly reddish colour owing to their different minerals, namely magnesium, calcium and sulphur. The water, in turn, forms rust-coloured travertines.

FAQs on Pamukkale

How can I commute within Pamukalle?

This place is quite small and you would be able to reach every destination by walking in maximum 10 to 15 minutes.
Read More

Browse Package Collections

View 10 Packages