At 08.30, pick up from your hotel and drive to Hierapolis, an ancient city. We are going to see the largest Necropolis of ancient times. The cemetery dates between 2C BC- 3C AD and has 1200 tombs; 300 epitaphs have been read and published. Roman Bath dates 2C AD, and the structure was converted into a church in 6C AD. The olive press is used for processing olive oil. Frontinus Street, with its Doric style façade extending 170 m to the Byzantine Gate, dates back to late 4C AD when the city grew; they needed a defensive Wall around it. The Great Cathedral dated 6C AD when the city was promoted to the metropolis Phyrigia. The cathedral has a narthex, three aisles, and an apse. Plutonium, newly discovered as the shrine of Pluto. Agora was built in 2C AD. It was one of the largest market places in the ancient world. The theater is one of the best well-preserved theatres of the ancient World and had 12,000 persons. The Antique Pool, also known as Cleopatra’ Pool, can swim among the ancient ruins in the water. After the archeological sightseeing, you have a free time of about 1 hour, then proceed to the Travertines where you can enjoy walking on the white terraces. The water has been coming underground and flowing down to the slopes for centuries. We are having lunch at a local restaurant then drive to Laodicea, entering from Syrian Street, which has been unearthed in recent years. The Agora was standing nearby the entrance. The Greeks built the theater with a 12,000 person capacity. The basilica, built-in 6C AD. Corinthian Temple, which has Roman-style columns. The remains of Ephesus’s gate, which was dedicated to the Roman Emperor Domitian at the end of 1C AD. The stadium, built by the Romans and one of the biggest stadiums with an arena in Anatolia.
After the Pamukkale and Laodicea Tour sightseeing tour, drive back to the hotel.
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