This large latrine building has two floor channels, for sewage and for fresh water.
A rough path with fantastic views of the site and the plains beyond leads west across the hillside to the completely ruined Hellenistic...
Arch of Domitian
The ruins of the Arch of Domitian, with its twin towers, are at the northern end, but just before them don't miss the surprisingly large...
Hierapolis · interesting places nearby
Roman Baths information
Beyond the Arch of Domitian you come to the ruins of the Roman baths, then to the Appian Way of Hierapolis, an extraordinary necropolis (cemetery), extending several kilometres to the north, with many striking, even stupendous, tombs in all shapes and sizes. In particular, look out for a cluster of circular tombs, supposedly topped with phallic symbols in antiquity.
In ancient times Hierapolis was a place where the sick came for a miracle cure, but the size of the necropolis suggests the local healers had mixed success.