Pamukkale, 18 km north of Denizli in Turkey, is arguably, the world’s most known mineral-bath spa. Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters created at Pamukkale, also known as Cotton Palace, a truly impressive landscape. The area is made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins, mostly of white and yellow colour. Pamukkale has gained eminence for its waters that are believed to have curing powers. For centuries it was used as a thermal baths. This ancient site has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988.