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

Behcet Alkan   | 10.06.2021
Turkey’s famed Cappadocia drew over 60,000 tourists this May


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

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