Category: Hierapolis

Hierapolis Antique Pool

Hierapolis was popular for its thermal springs during Hellenistic times, but it was during the Roman period that the city’s reputation as a health centre boomed. The hot springs, with its mineral rich waters are said to be good for

Posted in Hierapolis

Hierapolis Ancient City, Pamukkale

Hierapolis Ancient City is located at 24 km to Denizli and was founded by the Bergama King Eumenes II on 190 B.C. The city was named after “Hiera” who was the beautiful wife of the legendry hero Telefos and it

Posted in Denizli, Hierapolis Tagged with: ,

Ancient theater of Hierapolis brought back to life for art performances

Renovations at the theater of the ancient city of Hierapolis, which is on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, have been completed.  The theater at Denizli’s ancient city of Hierapolis, known for its healing water, will be hosting artistic performances to celebrate

Posted in Hierapolis, News Tagged with: , , , ,

Pluto’s ‘Gate to Hell’ found in ancient Hierapolis Pamukkale, Turkey

A “gate to hell” has emerged from ruins at Hierapolis, Pamukkale in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists have announced. Known as Pluto’s Gate – Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin – the cave was celebrated as the portal to the underworld hell in

Posted in Hierapolis, News Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Top