Cappadocia, one of Turkey's significant tourism destinations, welcomed 2,356,049 local and foreign tourists to its museums and archaeological sites in the first seven months of 2023.
As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cappadocia continues to attract visitors from both domestic and international locations with its fairy chimneys, natural rock formations, valleys, and unique beauty.
During the first seven months of 2023, the museums and archaeological sites in Cappadocia, including the Zelve Open-Air Museum, Göreme Open-Air Museum, Kaymaklı and Derinkuyu underground cities, Açıksaray archaeological site, Karanlık Kilise (Dark Church), and El Nazar Church, were visited by 2,356,049 people.
Göreme Open-Air Museum stood as the most visited tourist destination with 1,004,666 visitors, followed by Zelve Open-Air Museum with 943,669 visitors, and Kaymaklı Underground City with 502,137 local and foreign tourists.
Cappadocia's rich cultural and historical heritage, combined with its breathtaking natural landscapes, makes it a captivating destination for travelers worldwide. Despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the region's tourism sector has shown resilience and remains an alluring choice for those seeking unforgettable experiences in Turkey.