Turkey’s famed Cappadocia drew over 60,000 tourists this May
With 17,774 visitors, Goreme open-air museum is most-visited site, followed by Zelve open-air museum
Turkey’s world-famous Cappadocia region, home to fabled fairy chimneys and stunning balloon rides, welcomed over 60,000 tourists this May, local tourism officials said in a statement on Thursday.
According to authorities in the central Nevsehir province, 61,634 people visited 17 top tourist sites in Cappadocia.
With 17,774 visitors, the famed Goreme open-air museum was the most-visited destination in Cappadocia.
It was followed by the Zelve open-air museum, which drew 17,477 visitors, and the underground city of Kaymakli, which attracted 11,571 visitors, according to the statement.
* Writing by Ahmet Gencturk