Turkey is the preferred destination for neighboring tourists in 2024


During January and February 2024, about 4.3 million tourists visited Turkey, led by Iranians, Russians, and Bulgarians.

According to data from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 4 million 341 thousand 606 foreigners visited Turkey during last January and February.

Iranians came at the top of the list with 473,905 people, followed by Russians with 433,654, and then Bulgarians with 345,301.

Istanbul topped the states through which tourists entered Turkey, followed by Edirne and then Antalya.