Istanbul received about 6 million tourists in the first nine months of this year.
Data from the Directorate of Culture and Tourism in Istanbul showed that 5,829,920 foreign tourists came to Istanbul in the first nine months of this year.
The data indicated that 975,916 people visited Istanbul last September, an increase of 111 percent compared to the same month last year.
Iranian tourists ranked first with the most foreigners coming to Istanbul during September.
Where 105,958 Iranians entered, then the Russians, then the Germans, then the Iraqis, and the fifth, the French.