The City Where History and Nature Meet
Located at the crossroads of Aegean, Central Anatolia and Mediterranean regions, at the junction point of Anatolia, Denizli has hosted many civilizations throughout history with its geographical location and natural beauty. Denizli where you can see the traces of many civilizations such as Hittite, Phrygian, Lydia, Roman and Byzantium, is known all over the world for Hierapolis Ancient City, included inUNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. Denizli, located on the fertile soil of Lykos Valley, has a rich potential in terms of historical, archaeological, cultural and natural beauties.
Denizli city, located in the southwest of the Anatolian Peninsula, in the southeast of the Aegean Region, hosted many civilizations due to its communication and trade center location in ancient times. It is home to many important ancient cities such as Colossae, Tripolis, Laodikeia, Herakleia, Attuda, including the Ancient City of Hierapolis, which is included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List with its natural and cultural heritage value. Being located at the end of the İzmir-Ephesus road known as the Holy Pilgrimage Road, hosting the Laodikeia Church, one of the Seven Churches mentioned in the Bible, and being on the conquest and caravan routes give Denizli a special importance.
Denizli, located in Lykos (Çürüksu)Valley, an important settlement area of antiquity, attracts attention as an important attraction center of the Aegean Region with its white and red travertines, healing thermal waters, rich fauna and flora, green nature, eco tourism opportunities, rich cuisine culture, original handicrafts.