Hierapolis-Pamukkale (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 13 September 2018

Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have created at Pamukkale (Cotton Palace) an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. At the end of the 2nd century B.C. the dynasty of the Attalids, the kings of Pergamon, established the thermal spa of Hierapolis in what is now Turkey.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/485/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, September 13). Hierapolis-Pamukkale (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1472/hierapolis-pamukkale-unesconhk/

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "Hierapolis-Pamukkale (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 13, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1472/hierapolis-pamukkale-unesconhk/.

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "Hierapolis-Pamukkale (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Sep 2018. Web. 02 Apr 2023.