Central Anatolia Region

Cappadocia draws nearly 2 mln tourists in 10 months

Turkey's picturesque Cappadocia region drew nearly two million tourists in the first 10 months of 2021, according to official figures.

A total of 1.91 million domestic and international visitors came to explore the charming touristic hub in the central Nevşehir province, famed for its distinctive fairy chimneys, underground cities, cave hotels and hot air balloon rides.

Ankara Int’l Festival kicks off

Organized by the World Mass Media Research Foundation with the support of the Culture and Tourism Ministry, the 32nd Ankara International Film Festival kicked off on the night of Nov. 4 at a ceremony held at CerModern Conference Hall.

The Honorary Awards of the festival were presented during the ceremony.

Gölova continues to grow in popularity with its nature activities

The lake in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas' Gölova district has become a tourism hotspot for nature lovers, especially canoeists.

The lake, located some 170 kilometers away from the city center, attracts people interested in camping, canoeing, angling, trekking, cycling and diving.