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Next we headed for Pamukkale / Herapolis. Calcite-laden waters tumble over cliffs forming a series of terraced basins. Too bad the tourists and development wrecked it.

Next we headed for Pamukkale / Herapolis. Calcite-laden waters tumble over cliffs forming a series of terraced basins.  Too bad the tourists and development wrecked it. The Greeks used to bathe here - sort of a precursor to the modern spa (of which there is one smack dab in the middle of the site at the source of the waterfalls). At the top of the cliffs is a small museum with finds from Hierapolis, the Greek city which sprung up around it.