For thousands of years, people have been drawn to the hot springs and carbonate mineral terraces (travertines) of Pamukkale, in southwestern Turkey. The name means "cotton castle" in Turkish and indeed looks like a scene from a fairy tale.
1995 - Natural phenomenom in Turkey. Pammukale is a gorgeous natural tourist attraction in Turkey. It's a bunch of ever-changing cascading pools formed by hot springs, which trickle down and re-deposit the limestone-based travertines.