Two ancient cities and miracle of nature, Travertines the Temple of Aphrodite and Grand Stadium. Aphrodisias is on the way to Pamukkale, only 80 km away, so we add it to Pamukkale tour program. In that way, in one day you can enjoy two historical sites and naturalbeauty. The most interesting points of Aphrodisias, the city of Aphrodite, are big stadium, odeon, monumental gateway and the Temple of Aphrodite. In Pamukkale you would see well preserved parts of ancient Hierapolis, the theatre and Necropolis, one of the biggest ancient graveyards. Pamukkale as a miracle of nature is famous for it’s white thermal pools. So during your stay in Izmir if you want to visit Aphrodisias and Pamukkale then Private Aphrodisias and Pamukkale Tour From Izmir is the best option for you.
You will be picked up at harbour, airport or at your hotel in Izmir by your guide early in the morning and drive through the Aphrodisias Ancient site. Visit all historical place with accompany of professional private guide. Aphrodisias is one of the oldest 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 Aphrodite and the home of a renowed school of marble sculpture.
The Temple of Aphrodite later became 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 splendor. Aphrodisias also offers ruins of a large theater, a stadium and other structures, as well as an on-site museum displaying artifacts. Join the lunch and rest for a while then drive through to Pamukkale (cotton Castle) visiting to white 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 from the hot springs 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 site the name Pamukkale (cotton castle). Unfortunately, but understandably, 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, Thetare,fountain, St.Philip Church.
Afterwards, you drive back to harbour, airport or your hotel in Izmir.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 2.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 – 30 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited, the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
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