When patients were admitted to this hospital, they were told that death could not enter here. They were given warm baths and encouraged to exercise. As they walked through this tunnel, they heard voices telling them they would get well. These were the physicians talking through the skylights.
Hieropolis is a gigantic necropolis with more than 4,000 tombs. Some are mounds of dirt called tumulus,others are single sarcophogus and the rest are family mausoleums. Since Pamukkale was a spa in Roman times, sick people came here for treatments and some died and were buried here.