Turkey is located on top of a major geothermal belt,
it is among the top seven countries in the world for
quality and quantity of thermal springs with over
1000, with temperatures ranging from 20șC to 110șC.
are in the Marmara and Aegean regions and because of
their proximity to popular travel destinations such as
Istanbul, Izmir, Pamukkale and Marmaris, public
transport is easy. Many of Turkey’s historical places
developed because of their springs, like the ancient
city of Hieropolis which was built upon the rich
mineral springs of Pamukkale, and the ancient Lydian
city of Kaunos, whose people took baths in the rich
mineral mud of Lake Koycegiz.