Antalya welcomed over 15 million tourists in 2019
Turkish tourism officials announced that 15,567,000 tourists visited Antalya in 2019, setting a tourism record with visitors from 193 countries.
Antalya, often referred to as Turkey's "tourist capital", has broken tourist records this year, receiving over 8 million tourists from Russia and Germany alone.
Antalya has always been an interesting center for tourists who want to enjoy unspoilt Mediterranean beaches, as well as the rich history of the region where numerous civilizations have been.
Ukraine finished in third place with nearly 800,000 tourists, while the number of British visitors climbed to 686,000, making it fourth in the list.
Visitors from Poland came in at 535,000, with the Netherlands not far behind at 424,000 and Romania with about a quarter of a million visitors.
The tourist market has expanded greatly in Turkey and flies past the same period of 2018.
The Ministry of Culture of Tourism announced in late October that Turkey attracted 36.4 million tourists in the first 10 months of the year, an increase of 14.5 percent, with Antalya playing an important role.
Notably, Turkish chairman Mustafa Sentop said earlier this month that Turkey wanted to receive 75 million tourists by 2023 and collect revenue of $ 65 billion.