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"Sea city without sea" Denizli Ili by traveloturc

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Deniz means "Sea" in turkish and Denizli means "the sea place" contarversly there is no sea around Denizli !!!
Situated in the Aegean Region, Denizli is , a tourist attraction city with its numerous beauty and the center of textile industry of Turkiye aswell.
Dating back to the Calcholithic age, this was the site of a settlement of the earliest communities, and changed hands continuously, becoming the center of various civilizations in different time periods.
The ancient city of Laodikeia is here, with its ruins awaiting for the sightseers in addition to Triopolis which was known as the center of bishops, while Christianity spread. Laodikeia was one of the Seven Churches mentioned in the book of Revelations. The city is still the subject of excavations.
Hierapolis is another ancient city, being a historical treasure, while it also offers a real wonder of nature. Named as "Pamukkale" (meaning Cotton Castle in Turkish) this place is astonishingly beautiful, and unique in the world with its white travertine offering marvelous scenery.
The thermal resorts also attract visitors to the provinces with their spring waters of therapeutic effects; Gemezli, Cezmeli, Tekke and Kizildere are the main spa resorts, besides the thermal centers of Pamukkale and Karahayit.

Little red roosters

“Rooster", is the symbol of Denizli is a domestic species which is well known all over Turkey According some rumors, Berat roosters were brought to Istanbul during Ottoman Empire from Albania and then brought to Denizli and crossbred with domestic local chicken and thus Denizli Rooster species were originated. Denizli rooster's eyes are black and blackened with kohl. Its legs are dark grey or purple, its comb is in big axe comb, and atrium is red or white spots on red background; general color is black and dirty white together The sound of Denizli roosters are classified according to the tone and clearness.
A good Denizli Rooster must have: alive appearance; long and strong legs and neck; wide and deep chest; sharp and sloped toward head tail.

towels and bathrobes

Denizli is also one of the most important textile centers in Turkiye .The towels and the bathrobes are acceptep as the highest quality in the world and they are very famous.Dont forget to buy some examples for your bathroom and dont tell the prices to the others because its very expensive in the famous luxury shops

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  • Last visit to Denizli Ili: Dec 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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