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Pamukkale, a Beautiful and Natural Swimming Pool

Updated on January 16, 2012

I am glad to share this information for us. This place is absolutely great and beautiful. Actually I knew this place for a long time ago and I thought today is the best time for me to write about. To continue my passion to travel around the world and made all the dreams will come true. I don’t know why, travel and places topic is always interesting? And this is become my idea to write about the greatest places in the world again and again. I heard about this place about a year ago. But I don’t know I just forget about this place. And yesterday, an idea to write about this place came up again. I love something natural and I get all the natural things from this place. Of course, this place happened naturally. God have big influence to make this place so beautiful. We just seen this as something miracle appear in the earth. But don’t forget to take care all the natural side of this place, so we can enjoy this for a long time.

A miracle of Pamukkale

This time I want to write about Pamukkale. What is pammukale? Pamukkale is a natural swimming pool. Based on Turkish language, Pamuk means cotton and kale which means fortress. So Pamukkale means a cotton for tress. Pamukkale was located in the province of Denizli, in the south-west Turkey. Pamukkale is a natural site and one of the famous tourism places in Turkey. Pamukkale is a rock mountains which has so many large holes were filled with mineral water. The holes are formed like a swimming pool. When the holes filled with mineral water, it looks amazing and beautiful.

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There is other story behind the forming of Pamukkale. I heard this place was formed by the earthquakes. We all know that earthquakes always make us suffer and give bad impact. Where everything was destroyed and left sadness. But I see something different in this case. We can see something beautiful which caused by earthquakes and brought a lot of benefit for human being. In here we can see the beautiful terraced pool, as a consequence of earthquakes. Why we don’t always see something positively with everything happen to this earth, like the earthquakes.

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But when the winter comes and snow falling from the sky. All the snow will covered this mountain. There’s a big question in my mind? And this is real happen in this place. When the snow covered an area, I thought everything will be frozen, right! Like a river, lake or even the sea. But why the water in Pamukkale wasn’t frozen at all. The big question is why? Because the temperature of the mineral water is about 35 degrees Celsius, so it felt very warm. That's why when winter comes and the snow covering this place, we can see many tourists come to this place and soak their body in the warm mineral water pool. Why the water felt warm, because there are many hot spring in Pamukkale. The water is like never stop to flow. With the altitude about 100 meters and the golden brown stalactites, Pamukkale always looks beautiful. Good combination between beauty and miracle.

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The tourists didn’t only enjoy the beautiful of Pamukkale, but they also come because they want to get a cure. It was said that hot water at Pamukkale useful to treat various diseases such as rheumatism, high blood pressure, heart disease, eyes or skin disease, exhaustion, digestive disorder , etc. They believe this for a long time ago. There are historical records which say that tourists who are bathing in this place for thousands of years ago. This place also has some historical significance. There is an old city, namely Hierapolis. I heard that we can see the ruins of the old town which has been studied for about a hundred years. Wow…. We get complete package of amazing tourism place here. I’ll put this place on my travel list. I hope I can touch the snow here while soak my body in the warm water. I believe that’s become a wonderful moment in my life. Please enjoy the video below.

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      prasetio30 4 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, horoz for coming and share about another natural hot spring in Karahayit. I'll search more about this. Take care!

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      horoz 4 years ago

      This place is amazing. I have been there three times and it still amazes me. There’s nothing like this in other countries, so Pamukkale is quite unique. There is also an ancient city called Hierapolis at the top of Pamukkale, which is also stunning. And 15 minutes from Pamukkale there’s a natural thermal hot spring in Karahayit, which is also nice to see. So If you guys have the opportunity, you should really visit Denizli (town) in Turkey. You will be stunned by the natural beauty of this city.

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, vespawoolf for coming to this hub. I am glad to know that your country has hot spring as well. You can write about it. I really appreciate your vote. Take care!

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      vespawoolf 5 years ago from Peru, South America

      What a fascinating place! Your photos are gorgeous. We also have some hot springs in Peru that have curative powers, but they aren't as photogentic. It is amazing that an earthquake could leave such beauty in its wake. Voted up!

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hi, Davidhussy03. Good to see you here and I know that you love this information. Have a great day! ~prasetio

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      davidhussy03 5 years ago

      I'm a feared of heights, so this would not do me, but it is a splendid chain. Lovely pictures. Group see equal they are having so copiousness fun there too.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good evening, Support Med. Thanks for share tour thought about Pumakkale. This is so beautiful and breathaking place. I hope we can visit this place in person someday. God bless you.

      Prasetio

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      Support Med. 6 years ago from Michigan

      Absolutely beautiful! Amazing the water stays warm. I can see why it is beneficial to those who are ailing. Must be from the now quiet volcanic activity underground. It's really beautiful. Thanks for sharing. v/r

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to this hub, fasfreta. I am glad you want to give you time to visit this hub. Your comment really appreciated. I wish you could visit Pumakkale. Or you can visit this place this year. I hope so. Thank you very much.

      Blessing and hugs,

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      Alfreta Sailor 6 years ago from Southern California

      Prasetio this is a very beautiful place. How I wish I was there. Thanks very much for all of the extensive research, and for sharing it with us.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to this hub, Peggy. Good to see you again. i never knew about Yellowstone National Park in USA. But I believe this place similar with Pumakkale where we can enjoy the mineral hot water from this place. I'll check about Yellowstone National Park soon. Thanks for giving your vote to this hub. I hope we can keep on touch. Happy New Year 2011. Cheers..... ~prasetio

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      Peggy Woods 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This is so beautiful. For a similar looking place in the United States, people can go to Yellowstone National Park where there are travertine terraces like this. Our world is an amazing place and you keep bringing our attention to these things. Thank you! Up, beautiful and useful votes for you!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Sa'ge for coming to this hub and entertained with this information. I hope you can visit this place someday. Happy New year!

      Blessing and hugs,

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      Sa`ge 6 years ago from Barefoot Island

      Oh I so love this place, I so wish I could go there-sigh- it is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing this with such beautiful pictures, thank you so much Prasetio. :D hugs :D

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, TheListLady for coming to this hub. I hope you always enjoy and entertained with all my hub, including this one. Thanks for give your vote to this hub. Merry Christmas!

      Prasetio:)

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      TheListLady 6 years ago from New York City

      Ah, isn't nature beautiful. Beautiful to look at and healing too. Thanks so much for finding the world's beauty and sharing it here. Yay!

      Rated up!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, rmcrayne for coming again to this hub. This is your second visit. I really appreciate your comment and you want to share about other amazing place like Pumakkale. You always accepted here, buddy. For me Baden Baden Germany is also special place to relax and get special treatment for our body. No one other relaxing place than steam room and sauna. I wish I can see this place in person. God bless you.

      Prasetio:)

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      rmcrayne 6 years ago from San Antonio Texas

      prasetio you would also be interested in the baths at Baden Baden Germany. Unfortunately I do not have photos, but visited the new spa and the historic old spa. They have multiple swimming pools of different temperatures, steam room, sauna etc.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good evening, KenWu. I agree with all you say above. This place is amazing and beautiful. I never doubt about God works. Thanks for give your Vote to this hub. God bless you! ~prasetio

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      KenWu 6 years ago from Malaysia

      There are indeed so many beautiful places on this earth. And this natural pool is one of them. There look fantastic and sometimes we can't argue about god' works.

      Awesome and rated it!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to this hub, rmcrayne. Wow.... you are a witness of this place. I am glad you want to share your experience. I know there's a hotel above the ruins, but you add something valuable about the pool and I am so happy to know this information from you. I thought you were enjoyed your time in Pumakkale. Maybe I can't stop to soak my body in this place. Nice to see you again. Cheers........

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, habee for supporting this hub. I am glad to know you here and I hope you entertained with this information. Cheers.......

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good evening, Nell Rose. Your coming is like a miracle for me. I want to say thank you very much for your time to visit this hub and leave wonderful comment. I never know Homers Odyssey movie, I'll search about this movie. Good to see you again. I pray for you. Take care!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      My friend, vocalcoach . You came to the right place and I am proud to write this for you. I hope you can visit this paradise and become a good idea for your vocation next year maybe. I believe that's could be a wonderful moment with your husband or your family maybe. It's like a refreshment, right. I hope your dream will come true. Deep in my heart, I pray for you. Thank you very much. Have a nice weekend.

      Prasetio:)

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      rmcrayne 6 years ago from San Antonio Texas

      I visited Pamukkale twice when I lived in Turkey. I highly recommend the Pamukkale Hotel, at the top near the ruins, where the mineral waters are the warmest. They have a huge pool, deep enough for swimming, and very popular. The water is 92 degrees F year round. THere is a photo in my Turkish Travel hub. I'm pretty sure the terraced pools of "Cotton Castle" were formed by the mineral waters.

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      Holle Abee 6 years ago from Georgia

      Another beautiful, amazing hub, my friend!!

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      Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

      HI, what a beautiful place! I think I may have seen it in a film, Homers Odyssey, which was on TV a while ago. I wondered where this incredible place was, now I know! so thank you, wonderful hub, hugs nell

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      Audrey Hunt 6 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      I want to go here! This is my new dream vacation. Awesome place. I believe it would cure what ails me. Such a wonderous place. I so thank you Prasetio for bringing this Pumakkale paradise to me. I have learned so much from you here on HP and I am always so grateful for your hubs. Thank you and may you always have peace, joy and much love!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hello, hello, welcome to this hub. A land where we can find amazing place for traveling. I hope you can try the warm water in Pumakkale someday. Thank you very much for coming to this hub. Your comment really appreciated. Have a nice weekend. Prasetio:)

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, Audrrey. I am glad to see you again. I hope you can visit this hub and swim at Pumakkale. I believe this could be a wonderful experience. Thank you very much.

      Prasetio:)

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, samiaali. I hope you enjoy this information and this hub as a great idea for travel idea. You can put this place on your travel list. I am glad this hub useful for you. Have a great day!

      Prasetio:)

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, Karanda. I am glad to see you here. I hope we always learn about something new and I try to give the best for us. I wish we can keep in touch to share about useful information. Take care!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      attemptedhumour, thank you very much for your compliment to this hub. I heard new information that Pamukkale is one of the natural wonders of the world and listed on the UNESCO register. Nice to see you again. ~prasetio:)

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      Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you, prasetio, for showing us this unusual and beautiful place. I never knew about it and dying to get in there. I lover mineral water and especially 35oC just my scene.

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      Audrey Kirchner 6 years ago from Central Oregon

      Incredible pictures, Prasetio - makes me want to go there and swim!

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      samiaali 6 years ago

      Wow! What a beautiful place! I have never seen anything like that. These photographs are unbelievable. Thank you for such a beautiful hub! :)

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      Karen Wilton 6 years ago from Australia

      Absolutely amazing photos and information Prasetio. How you find this stuff, I have no idea, but I do know it is always going to be a great learning experience everytime you publish a new hub. Thank you for your efforts.

      Many blessings.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, Mr.Roychoudhury for coming to this hub. I am glad you love the pictures. I try to answer your question. Beside all the beautiful of scenery, there's a mystery behind the Pumakkale water. The water in Pumakkale enrich with mineral, loaded with calcium carbonate and Calcium Oxide. It flows over the landscape and leaves deposits behind. When the deposits dry they become a hard, white substance called travertine.Calcareous hot water springs here cures too many sicknesses.

      That's why many people want to try to soak their body in Pumakkale water. God bless you.

      Prasetio:)

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to this hub, SilentReed. Thanks for coming to this hub. I hope you entertained with all information inside this hub. Love and peace!

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      attemptedhumour 6 years ago from Australia

      You should get a job working for National Geographic with all these wonderful natural treasures you keep bringing to our attention. I had never heard of Pumakkale but it should on everyone's world tour. Cheers my friend.

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      H P Roychoudhury 6 years ago from Guwahati, India

      Hi prasetio, The hub has given us astonishing photos. You are writing “Pamukkale useful to treat various diseases such as rheumatism, high blood pressure, heart disease, eyes or skin disease, exhaustion, digestive disorder, etc”. It raises the question –what is the mystery with the Pamukkale water? Thanks for sharing.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      GPAGE, I am so happy to hear this from you. I am proud to present this hub for you. I hope you enjoy all the miracle about Pumakkale and put this place on your travel list. You always came with your smile and always support my hubs. Thank you very much. God bless you.

      Prasetio:)

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      DeBorrah K. Ogans, my friend you always give me a wonderful comment. I am glad to know how you appreciate this place as the miracle of God and this places is useful for us. Let it happen naturally. Thank you very much. ~prasetio

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, anglnwu. You are absolutely right about this places. From the picture we can see how this places looks amazing, I thought they want to felt the miracle of the mineral water to cure some disease. Take care!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Katie, welcome back to the heaven of the world. Personally, I can't blink my eyes to see how this place made the people want to visit and soak their body in the hot mineral water. I hope you can visit this place in person or you can put this place in your travel list. Thank you very much. Love and peace!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good evening, MartieCoetser. I am glad to see you again. Wow...I thought South Africa also have a hidden treasure of natural mineral pools. I believe this pool also amazing and beautiful. Whatever the causes of this place. isn't reduce its beauty. Thank you very much for vote this Up.

      Prasetio:)

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, gr82bme. I hope you enjoy all the pictures of Pumakkale. Cheers...

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      SilentReed 6 years ago from Philippines

      Seeing the beauty of nature,a person cannot but stand in awe of God the master builder.

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      GPAGE 6 years ago from California

      prasetio! WOW! This is an amazing place! Thank you so much for showing me this. I HAVE to go there one day my friend. I'm always so happy to fnd out about such beautiful places here on your hubpages.

      I love that the water has healng qualities. Beautiful photo's here too. This is on my TO GO TOO list now for sure...always G

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 6 years ago

      Prasetio, How beautiful! This is quite amazing! What a great place to visit! WOnderful informative video and illustrations!

      Thank you for sharing another unique marvelous natural wonder... GREAT JOB!

      In HIS Love, Joy, Peace & Blessings!

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      anglnwu 6 years ago

      Amazing. I love the beautiful pictures and I can see why many people flock to this place. The healing powers of the mineral water is interesting too. Great hub.

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      katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

      What a heavenly and beautiful natural swimming pool. What a different and refreshing experience. The photo's are amazing. I want to visit this great pool with the amazing designs. Thanks Pras for such a sweet retreat. Much Love and Success, Katie

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, Ruby/always exploring for coming and support this hub. If you like something weird or unusual things, don't forget to come to my hub. You always accepted here and i try become a good host for you. Cheers......

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, dallas93444. I hope you enjoy this information. I hope you can visit Pumakkale someday. Thank you very much. ~prasetio

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      Martie Coetser 6 years ago from South Africa

      Prasetio, I am in awe of those natural mineral pools. Thank you for taking the time to find such an amazing nature resorts to show us. We have mineral pools in SA too, but they don’t look that awesome. The structure of Pamukkale looks more than the result of volcanic activities than of earthquakes, but, of course, I’m only speculating. Definitely voted UP and UP!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, BkCreative. I hope you always enjoy my hub and made this hub as a good information for travel idea. I thought the world so beautiful by the existence of natural places like this one. I give many thanks for your support and your vote to this hub. Take care!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, 50 caliber. I am glad to see you again here. I want to say thank you very much for your information about another hot spring in Arizona. I believe this place absolutely beautiful, long distance would be paid after we soak in warm water, right. I just visit your link you gave to me. I found several hot spring in Arizona. I hope I can visit one of these places someday. Thank you very much. Take care!

      Prasetio:)

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      gr82bme 6 years ago from USA

      Fantastic! The pictures are beautiful

      Thank you for sharing them

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      PaperNotes 6 years ago

      OMG! This is just so beautiful! I am at a loss for anything else to write.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Prasetio, you take us to the most beautiful places.Thank you for having unique hubs.

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      Dallas W Thompson 6 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      Looks like a great place to visit. Thanks for the information.

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      BkCreative 6 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      Prasetio30 - I've come to rely on you for the most unique and you always come through. This is just fabulous. Now I have something else of yours to share with so many. Thanks a million - again! And rated up of course. Yay!

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      50 Caliber 6 years ago from Arizona

      Great hub voted up! We have hot mineral springs here in Arizona, though nothing as beautiful as that. Many are hard to get to but they are secluded so naked soaking is a go, with out getting caught with your pants down. Here is a list of some, http://www.trails.com/toptrails.aspx?area=10538

      Peace 50

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to this hub, Doug Turner Jr. I hope you enjoy this hub as a good option for travel idea. I believe your girl aren't disappointed to visit this place and felt the warm water during the winter. That's make this place always amazing. Thank you very much. Love and peace!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, Polly for dropping by. I am glad to know this from you. You always support all my hub and give your vote here. I hope your day always beautiful....amen. Take care!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, BobbiRant. If you afraid of heights, I hope by seeing this hub is like a virtual journey for you. I just want to share about a miracle of the world. I agree with you, all the people in the picture really enjoy their time to soak and felt the benefit of mineral water. Have a nice day! ~prasetio

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, My uncle-Micky Dee.I hope you enjoy all the information here, include the picture and the video. I liked your comment how you express your feeling after saw the video. I wish we can visit this place someday. God bless you too.

      Your nephew, Prasetio

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good evening, earnestshub. I am glad to see you here. My friend, your coming is like a big gift for me. I agree with you. When all the places frozen in winter, but the water in Pumakkale always warm and flow as usual. Thank you very much. God bless you.

      Prasetio:)

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      Doug Turner Jr. 6 years ago

      Fantastic. Wish I could take my girl there to lounge by one of the mineral pools. You produce some beautiful hubs. Well done.

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      Pollyannalana 6 years ago from US

      Good morning! Such beauty and unusual we only see through you prasetio, thank you so much! Vote you up as always. Polly

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      BobbiRant 6 years ago from New York

      I'm afraid of heights, so this would not do me, but it is a beautiful sight. Lovely pictures. People look like they are having so much fun there too.

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      I loved it all my Nephew! The video was superb and showed the beautiful marble art and structures. I was impressed with the 200 plus meter long arena. I'm always amazed at the statues and art created so long ago. Wonderful hub Prasetio! God bless you Nephew!

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      earnestshub 6 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Another fantastic hub! What an amazing place this is, so beautiful and unusual.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, drbj. You always come up with your smile and I believe this is a beautiful smile from you. I am glad to read your comment. You give me a new spirit to write and write about the most beautiful places in the world. Thanks for share the information about a hot mineral springs in Arkansas. I thought many people came to see this place to get a cure, arthritis is a good example. I believe there are many miracle substance inside the water and I hope this water will help others. Thank you very much, my friend. God bless you!

      Prasetio:)

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thank you very much, Petra Vlah. Your comment really appreciated. I never knew about the similar place in Hawaii, that's must be a coolest place, like the beauty inside your heart. Love and peace!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hi, Pamela. Nice to see you again. I am glad to know this opinion from you. I wish we can visit this place someday and this place become good option for travel idea. Thank you very much. Take care!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, LillyGrillzit for always vote my hub and share your beautiful thought here. I agree with you, the world seems so bright and shinny by the existence of the place like this one. This places is a miracle from the nature. God give us this place and we have to take care of this well. God bless you.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, ghomefitness. I hope you enjoy this information. See you again. Peace!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, Justom. Thanks for your compliment to this hub. Of course, I hope we can see this place in person...amen. Love and peace!

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      drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

      What an unusually beautiful place, prasetio, as well as one I never knew existed until I read your hub. The photos are amazing. Thanks for the introduction.

      In the U.S., there are various places where people can go to bathe in the natural hot mineral springs. One of them is Hot Springs in the state of Arkansas. People with arthritis and other similar problems visit these springs and claim they are helped by the minerals in the waters.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      richtwf, thank you so much my friend for coming to this hub. You made my day as beautiful as your comment. I am glad to know how you appreciate this places as a part of amazing place in the world. Earthquakes wasn't always bad, right. God bless you too. Cheers....

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, POP. Nice to see you again. I hope you love this hub. Thank you very much. ~prasetio

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to this hub, Darski. I am glad to present this hub for you. I hope you always entertained and made your day always beautiful. Wow.... I hope we can try the warm water during the winter time here. Thanks for give your vote this hub. Have a nice day!

      Prasetio:)

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      Petra Vlah 6 years ago from Los Angeles

      You did it again, just like so many times before; a beautiful hub about a beautiful place coming from a beautiful soul. It reminds me of a similar chain of pools (much, much smaller) in Hawaii

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      Pamela Oglesby 6 years ago from United States

      I love this place as it is so beautiful. I would love to travel there as well. Awesome hub.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, Suzanne/suziecat7. I am glad you to see you here and how you appreciate this place as unusual place. Pamukkale really amazing and beautiful place. I hope we can go to this place someday.....amen. ~prasetio

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      Lori J Latimer 6 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      As usual you have published an astounding Hub. I think about the strength of the Earth, and how the Creator makes everything so beautiful or amazing to the human eye. Voted Up...

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      ghomefitness 6 years ago from Chicago,IL

      You find the coolest places.

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      justom 6 years ago from 41042

      Prasetio this is a beautiful, interesting and useful hub. Great information and stunning photos!! Makes me want to go there. Well done!! Peace!! Tom

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      richtwf 6 years ago

      This is a beautiful hub Prasetio! Yes you are absolutely right - Taking a real positive from a negative here! That earthquake produced a real physical beauty of nature indeed! You never fail to impress us with your amazing hubs and long may that continue! You spoil us my friend but we appreciate it!

      Cheers my friend and God bless!

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      breakfastpop 6 years ago

      This is awesome.

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      Darlene Sabella 6 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Wow, breathtaking,those must be hot spring pools, our Earth is so full of those. What an awesome hub my friend, thank you so much for sharing, I enjoyed this, you are so great, rate up love & peace darski

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      suziecat7 6 years ago from Asheville, NC

      You are right - even bad things can have positive results. How unusual and beauiful this place is. Thanks for sharing it.