Denizli

Denizli is a growing industrial city in the mountains of southwestern Turkey. It is the second fasted-growing city in the Aegean region. Denizli is worth a spot on your travel itinerary. If you are looking for a tranquil atmosphere and a little bit of people watching, this is the place to be. The rooster has become a symbol for the city of Denizli , often you will find as many roosters around the city.

==== DENIZLI – SIGHTSEEING

Denizli attracts many visitors to the nearby mineral-coated hillside hot spring of Pamukkale, and the ancient ruined city of Hierapolis, as well as ruins of the city of Laodicea on the Lycus, the ancient metropolis of Phrygia.

Hierapolis and Pamukkale World Heritage Sites – 20 km north of Denizli Pamukkale traventines. The city of Hierapolis was founded by the Pergamon King Eumenes II in 190 B.C. Its closeness to Laodicea led to commercial and military rivalry. The town was built in Greek style.

Honaz mountain is a popular picnic excursion for Denizli’s people in summer.

Servergazi turbesi is located close to the Yenisehir neighborhood. The tomb of the 12th century Turkish commander of the Seljuk akinci unit is located there. Many locals enjoy visiting and making prayers at the tomb especially on weekends.

==== DENIZLI – FOOD AND DRINK

The wines of the Pamukkale winery are mostly made from traditional Turkish grapes such as Tokat, Narince and Calkarasi, although now they are planting Shiraz in the area too. They also make a well known cherry wine. The Denizli kebab is roast lamb served on flat bread. Zafer Gazozu is a locally produced fizzy lemonade.

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