Pamukkale, Turkey

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Health and vaccination
There is no requirement for preventive vaccination to enter Turkey.
Due to the recent polio epidemic that has affected some countries, notably Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Nigeria and Tajikistan, all travelers traveling to those countries via Turkey may be required to have proof of vaccination against such a polio. disease.
The sanitary network still has some deficiencies, especially in the Anatolian plateau. Its quality is reasonable in the main tourist centers. It is advisable to consume bottled water. Underwriting of an insurance policy with a foreign insurance company is required to cover, if necessary, medical expenses, including hospitalization and medical repatriation.
Pamukkale is a pool of limestone thermal pools that over the centuries have formed gigantic basins of water that cascade down a hill, situated near Denizli, Turkey.
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Pamukkale, one of the main attractions in Turkey, known as the “cotton castle”, is about 380 meters above the valley, on a small hill. Pamukkale is a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pamukkale is spectacular any time of day, but at dusk it gets golden reflections and a special glow that leaves us speechless.
The water that flows through the stalactites has given rise to true step-shaped turquoise pools and caused the formation of “waterfalls” with very curious effects. The waters of the hot springs emerge from the earth at 53ºC. Already in ancient times were already used for therapeutic purposes attracting Romans from across the empire. The natural limestone-forming basins have a white that even outshine the sun's rays. The best time to take photos is at the end of the day, when natural pools reflect sunlight.

Although summer is the perfect time to bathe in the natural pools, beware of the sun. Wear a hat, use sunscreen and have a bottle of mineral water with you to prevent dehydration.
There are no significant problems except in some localities in Turkey. Occasionally there are limitations on internet access, especially after attacks, contempt or less peaceful demonstrations.
There is a significant terrorist threat in Turkey. The likelihood of events of this nature occurring is still high. High-security measures to combat terrorism have been adopted throughout the country. Always be aware of the surrounding environment, particularly when in close proximity to military and security facilities, and in areas with a high concentration of passers-by, such as hotels, shops, outdoor bazaars, public places, tourist areas and public transport network. . Avoid crowds and demonstrations of any kind.
Emergency Contact Numbers:
- Police: 155;
- Medical Emergency: 112;
- Fire brigade: 110;
- Police in rural areas (jandarma): 156.
Travel documents
Visa regime:
- Official Passport Holders (Diplomatic, Special or Service)
For tourism and / or transit, holders of these passports do not need a visa to enter Turkey, but may stay for a period of up to 90 days per semester (6 months) from the date of first entry.

- Holders of ordinary / ordinary passports or presenting only the citizen card
Holders of such documents require a visa to enter Turkey. (For visa information see the website of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

Documents required to enter Turkey:
Nationals traveling to Turkey must have at least one of the following three documents:
- Official Passport
- Common / Ordinary Passport
- Citizen Card

How to get visa?
1. Citizens wishing to travel to Turkey for tourism may obtain their visa through the e-Visa electronic system (
This system allows you to obtain an electronic visa within minutes. You will only have to go to ​​and provide the requested information. Once the order has been approved, payment must be made online. The e-Visa is then sent to the traveller's email address.

Important Note: The only official website to apply for e-Visa is:
Local currency
Local Currency: Turkish Lira.
Official language
The official language is Turkish.
In Pamukkale, summer is hot, dry and cloudless. Winter is cool with precipitation and partly overcast skies. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from 2 ° C to 35 ° C and is rarely below -3 ° C or above 38 ° C.

The best time of year to visit Pamukkale and warm weather activities is from mid-June to mid-September.
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