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I have never seen a cemetery like this. I was here in March and it was a pleasant walk from the entrance to the thermal pools. The tombs are of all different shapes and sizes. The hillsides were ablaze with flowers. A very peaceful experience.
I have visited Hieropolis a number of times now and it never disappoints. The Necropolis is fascinating and interesting. The tombs are so well preserved although some are upside down due to the massive earthquake which destroyed the city.
Well worth a visit!
It looks like most tourists visit Pamukkale mainly for the thermal pools, because we were all alone visiting this Necropolis. It is one of the stops when you choose to take a shuttle and this is where we spent most time ; there is an...More
NECROPOLIS THE CITY OF DEAD
One of the best preserved ancient cemeteries in Anatolia. Visitors can see different types of tombs such as simple tombs, sarcophagi, house-formed, temple-formed and tumulus formed tombs. Especially round tumulus type of tombs are stunning and they are rarely seen...More
Go to see the gladiators graves. Wonderful experience with a long walk. It starts with the outskirts of the ruined city leading towards the ancient hamams and entering the city through their gates along the bazaars on the aged pathway built over centuries. Finally ending...More
If you wanna know how and where the elite of the abcient city of Hereopoli were butied and how; you should claim up the summit and walk around it.
It also provide with a nice panoramic view of the area.
It is a rather long and in summer very hotwalk from the southern entrance or the travertine, but this necropolis is realy worth the trip. The niceast necropolis I have seen ever (and I visited many sites over the world) and it really gives you...More
Out on the North end where the best preserved buildings stand it is quiet. It wasn't crowded at all. And beyond that, the cemetery outside of town, including along the hillsides it was almost deserted. There are some very spectacular tombs and compounds from the...More