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The historical ancient Cleopatra pool in Pamukkale, which is included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, is visited by an influx of visitors. Decks from around the world enjoy swimming among the historic pillars in the 2,500-year-old pool.

In the ancient city of Hierapolis in Pamukkale, Denizli in Turkey the ancient Cleopatra pool, which has a water temperature of 36 degrees in summer and winter, attracts a lot of attention from local and foreign tourists.

The thermal pool, which has returned to its old crowded days with the lifting of corona virus restrictions, is frequented by those who come to Pamukkale. The pool, where Egyptian queen Cleopatra is also believed to have swum, offers its healing visitors the opportunity to swim among ancient ruins. Pamukkale is home to many historical and cultural values.

Corona case numbers are falling in the region has experienced tourism mobility, said iHealth,:

We’re back to the days we wanted. The number of tourists is starting to reach the level we want. This is a place known and visited with interest all over the world. Tourists leave here very happily. Because of the water temperature, we receive visitors in summer and winter. The Troubles, which began in 2019 due to the pandemic, are slowly passing. Swimming and taking pictures in such an environment is a very special opportunity for tourists. This kind of natural beauty is very scarce in the world. The historical ruins inside the pool attract people.

iHealth, who stated that the pool attracts tourists from all over the world, said: “with the transition to the summer period, our number of visitors has increased a lot. Especially Russian tourists show great interest. Ukrainian and Polish tourists also come a lot. Soon European tourists will also start coming,” he said.


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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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