Pamukkale, Turkey

What appears to be a Doctor Zhivago-style snowy landscape in
southwestern Turkey is actually the result of calcium carbonate deposits
from 17 natural hot springs accumulating over thousands of years.
Beginning in the late second century B.C., this area near present-day Denizli
was a destination for those who sought the therapeutic benefits of the
mineral-rich water whose temperature reaches upward of 100 degrees
Today, you can see remnants of the baths at the ancient holy city of
Hierapolis, but it's the stunning terraces, cliffs and petrified white waterfalls
of Pamukkale -Turkish for "Cotton Palace" - that give it remarkable natural