The words "Cotton Fort" have long been remembered in my mind. Many people say that Cotton Fort is very similar to Huanglong in Sichuan, even less beautiful than Huanglong. However, when I came to the cotton castle in person, I was amazed that the cotton castle was really beautiful, and the scenery was different from that of Huanglong. White rocks, warm water, this is my first impression of Cotton Castle. If you want to enter the Cotton Fort scenic spot, you must have slippers. But Cotton Castle is a group of rocks, under the feet are all kinds of unknown small stones, so walking up is very feet, and even some pain, plus a variety of volcanic mud and water, so the stones are very slippery, walking must be careful, careful. Although the road is difficult, but it can not prevent us from moving forward. The farther we go, the less people there are, the more beautiful the scenery will be. Of course, the cotton Fort scenic spot is very sunny. We must take good protective measures.
Pamukkale is composed of Pamuk (cotton) and Kale (castle). Cotton is white as cotton and looks like cotton ball from a distance. It is actually a hard limestone terrain. Castle is that it is composed of the whole hillside, layer by layer, shaped like a castle, so it is named Cotton Castle. There are many hot springs here. The hot springs flow down from the top of the cave and wash the slopes into ladders. The spring water on the platform is stored and becomes a pond. People can sit and soak in the hot springs. Minerals in the spring water settle down and dye the whole hillside white, like open-air karst. From the top down, on the one hand, the hot spring platform is like a mirror, reflecting the blue sky and white clouds; from the bottom up, like a newly erupted volcano, white magma covers the entire slope, quite spectacular. The formation of cotton fort is precisely due to the continuous outflow of underground hot spring water from the ground, which contains rich minerals.
Nature's ghost axe and miracle created such a beautiful cotton castle. Located 19 kilometers north of Denizli, Turkey, it is a well-known hot spring resort. It has not only thousands of natural hot springs, but also this strange cotton-like hills. In fact, they are hard limestone. Cotton Fort and its top, Hillapolis, were listed as World Heritage Sites in 1988. White cotton castle with mountains and waters has been a hot spring resort since Greek times. It is said that Cleopatra Egypt once soaked in hot springs here. Hot springs flow down from the top of the cave, scouring the hillside into steps, and the spring water at the platform accumulates into a small pond. From the top down, on the one hand, the hot springs platform is like a mirror, reflecting the blue sky and white clouds. From the bottom up, like a newly erupted volcano, white magma covers the entire slope, which is quite spectacular. However, due to improper protection and the fact that many hotels draw hot spring water to build swimming pools, large areas of limestone dried up and turned brown. The limestone floor is not smooth, and Asian tourists are basically taking photos with their shoes as they walk down the winding path from the top of the mountain, soaking their feet. Europeans and Americans go directly into the scenic spots in bikinis or swimming trunks, swimming in deeper pools or sunbathing in shallow pools. Bikini Beauty wanders around every place in Cotton Castle, and has become a beautiful scenery here.
Cotton Fort is actually a hot spring area, because the spring water is rich in calcification, from the mountains down, after thousands of years of accumulation, and on the hillside formed a stack of white dish-shaped hot springs. Because it looks like white cotton from a distance and has a soft texture, it is named "Cotton Fort". Thousands of years of lime from the cliff "pour" down, a vast expanse of white, "cotton" as large as thousands of miles. Since it is a hot spring, there must be a lot of people in the hot spring. Cotton Fort is warm and warm, and it won't be very hot. There are many foreigners enjoying it incomparably relaxed. At first glance, it really feels like wearing a bikini. As the "Lonely Planet" says - "Visitors from all over the world sitting there soaking their thighs is also a local sight. But I think there are more interesting things than watching people soak their thighs - "there are honest hot springs, there are lying in the canal to wash out. There are concave shapes and "unrestrained" ones. People like us take off their shoes and "wash their feet" in the water. Hot spring water in the blue sky, showing the germination of Makaron blue, very lovely. The lime of the millennium is trampled barefoot (barefoot only), soft, without fear of scratches, but slippery must be careful to slip. If you have enough time, you can really put on your bikini and take a bubble bath here. You can use thousands of years of lime to make mud massage. It may have a miracle effect that will last for thousands of years after death. If you have enough time, you can go down the cotton fort and get to the foot of the mountain for about 30 minutes. However, "Lonely Planet" friendship tips - "keep moving down, may make the knee unbearable. Chinese style
Turkey has to go to scenic spots, and when doing homework at home, it yearns for them. On the spot, it was found that there were a few scenic spots that did not meet the expectations of the public. On the way to the scenic spot, you can see the white terraces that stretch like cotton winding around the mountains. The most comfortable way to play is to soak in terraces one by one in swimming suits, unlike what pools and pools domestic hot springs still have, there are only blue skies, white clouds and sunset in the west, praise and praise. Don't miss it.
Cotton Fort - The name I know too well, I've been looking forward to it for too long. Really saw her, or was shocked by her beauty, this is a gift from nature to mankind, like cotton white hills, was split into various shapes by ghost axe, terraced, flat like a mirror, with countless patterns, barefoot walking on it, feeling the temperature of hot spring water, this is a memorable wonderful moment.
There is a beautiful legend in Cotton Castle: Andy Mine, the shepherd, forgot to milk the goats because he had a tryst with Sereni, the Greek God of the moon. As a result, a large amount of milk flowed freely across the whole hill, forming today's cotton castle. The fact is that minerals in the spring water settle down and dye the whole hill white. From Roman times, this is a famous sanatorium. It is precisely because the hot springs that have been flowing for thousands of years have eroded limestone into various shapes, especially the platforms with large and small layers and white as cotton, which are like terraces covered with snow in the distance. The way to the ancient Roman bathroom is to walk for about 10 minutes to the ancient Roman theatre on the top of the hill. We can also sit in the auditorium and feel it. After getting out, we can take a bus to the lake at the foot of the hill and take a picture of the karst landform of Cotton Castle.
Turkey's two world natural and cultural heritage sites suggest that the day is very white, you have to take off your shoes and enter the scenic spots in winter. The water is a little cold and slippery. It's nice to have a hot spring in mind. It looks like 20 lira, but the meal is not good, and the hot spring is expensive. Sister Zhiling also came to the hot spring that afternoon. All the hot springs are Chinese. It's beautiful to be wrapped up in the afternoon sunset.
Cotton Fort is located in the interior of the country. The nearest city to have an organic farm is Denizli, 30 minutes'drive from Cotton Fort. However, the country's BUS traffic is really developed, from Selchuk, Izmir and other places have intercity BUS, there are many trains every day, it is very convenient to reach. Cotton Fort does not look good from a distance, but it is quite amazing to actually walk in. Cotton Fort consists of two parts, the ancient city site on the top of the mountain and the hot spring pool below. There are not many relics in the ancient city, but a more complete theatre. If you have visited other sites in ancient Rome, such as Ephesus, this place can be saved. There are classical baths under the ancient city, which can soak in hot springs. Next is the hot spring pool. On the special white landform, there are light blue hot springs flowing through, which are clear and clean. Be sure to take off your shoes, soak in the hot spring and walk along the path by the hot spring pool. If it's dusk, the sunshine is not so strong, and you can see very beautiful scenery.
Pammukale is located in the southwest of Dainizli City. The most famous place is the cotton-like travertine and the natural hot springs for thousands of years. Owing to the over-exploitation of tourism resources, the hot spring water in Cottonburg has gradually decreased, and the limestone blooms in the high places have dried up. Turkey must go to one of the scenic spots.