Cappadocia visited by over half million tourists last four months

Cappadocia was visited by over half milliontourists in the first 4 months of 2013. 20 percent rise from last year

Cappadocia was visited by over half milliontourists in the first 4 months of 2013. 20 percent rise from last year

ANKARA - Cappadocia was visited by over half milliontourists in the first 4 months of 2013.

A written statement made by Nevsehir governorate indicated that, in the last four months, 615 thousand 324 foreign and local tourists traveled to the historical and touristic centers in the region of Cappadocia which is famous for hot-air ballooning, underground cities, houses and churches carved into rocks.

In the first 4 months of 2012, 531 thousand 231 tourists had visited Cappadocia.

The statement indicated that the number of tourists who visited Cappadocia in 2013 have increased 20 percent in January-April period compared to the first four months of 2012.

The places most visited by the tourists were Goreme Open Air Museum, Kaymakli and Derinkuyu underground cities.

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