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Near Pamukkale in Merkez (District), Denizli, Turkey
 

Hierapolis

Visualization of Hierapolis

 
 
Hierapolis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2018
1. Hierapolis Marker
Marker displaying the layout of the city's streets and main features during the third century A.D.
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  
English Text:

(1) Northern Necropolis

(2) Baths - Basilica

(3) Suburban Theatre

(4) Frontinus Gate

(5) Latrina

(6) Nymphaeum of the Tritons

(7) Agora

(8) Frontinus Street

(9) Temple Nymphaeum

(10) Temple of Apollon

(11) Ploutonion

(12) Theatre

(13) Large Baths

(14) Gymnasium

(15) South Roman Gate

(16) Saint Philippe Martyrion

[A] Ancient Pool

[B] Pamukkale Travertines
 
Erected by Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism; Association of Turkish Travel Agencies; Missione Archaeologica Italiana; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
 
Location. 37° 55.307′ N, 29° 7.8′ E. Marker is near Pamukkale, Denizli, in Merkez (District). Marker can be reached from Pamukkale just north of Yeniköy Yolu, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located on the grounds of the
Hierapolis Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2018
2. Hierapolis Theatre
View of the Hierapolis Theatre, which is #12 on the marker's list.
archaeological park's, south gate, visitor center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Pamukkale, Denizli 20190, Turkey.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Theatre (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Temple Nymphaeum (3rd century AD) / Tapinak Nymphaeumu(i.S, III. yüzyıl) (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Martyrion of St. Philip (approx. one kilometer away).
 
Regarding Hierapolis. This marker provides a map that shows an illustration of the layout of the roads and major features of the ancient Greek/Roman/Byzantine city of Hierapolis. The map focuses in on the appearance of the city in the 3rd century A.D.
 
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Saint Philippe Martyrion image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2018
3. Saint Philippe Martyrion
View of the Saint Philippe Martyrion, which is #16 on the marker's list.
Frontinus Gate image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2018
4. Frontinus Gate
View of the Frontinus Gate, which is #4 on the marker's list.
Pamukkale Travertines image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2018
5. Pamukkale Travertines
View of the Pamukkale Travertines, which is item B on the marker's list.
Hierapolis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2018
6. Hierapolis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on June 15, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 16, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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