Record Visitors in Cappadocia; Cappadocia hosted 2 million 545 thousand 33 tourists in the first 8 months of the year, leaving behind the same period of 2019, which is considered to be the “golden year” when the visitor record of all time was broken. According to the statement made by the Nevşehir Governor’s Office, 2 million 545 thousand 33 domestic and foreign tourists visited Cappadocia, world-famous for its fairy chimneys, hot air balloons, valleys and rock-cut hotels, in the first 8 months of 2022.
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Record Visitors in Cappadocia; In August, the number of visitors in the tourism center reached 652 thousand 921. Hacıbektaş Veli Museum attracted the most visitors in August with 215,200 people. Göreme Open Air Museum was in the second place with 125 thousand 795 people, and Zelve Ruins was in the third place with 118 thousand 424 people.
In the first 8 months of 2019, which is considered to be the “golden year” in which the visitor record of all time was broken, Cappadocia was visited by 2 million 522 thousand 378 tourists and 566 thousand 33 tourists in August.
88,244 Tourists Attended Balloon Tours in August
Record Visitors in Cappadocia; On the other hand, according to the data of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (SHGM) Nevşehir Representative, 4,241 hot air balloon flights were carried out in August in the Cappadocia region, which is known for its fairy chimneys, natural rock formations, cave hotels, rock-cut historical monasteries, chapels and underground cities.
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88.244 of those who visited the region took the hot air balloon tour and had the opportunity to watch the valleys covered with fairy chimneys from a bird’s eye view.