Tourism in turkey generally focused on historical sites , meditaranian beach and agean sea . turkey had a significant growing in medical tourism that these days spa and health care tourism is popular in turkey . turkey attract most tourist in 2014 by record of 42 million tourist became sixth tourism destination at the world . then in 2015 , 2016 and 2017 attract 36 , 25 and 32 million tourist . Istanbul is one the most important city in turkey and also in the world for tourism . Istanbul is famous for it’s historiy as it was capital of byzantine and ottoman empires . some of it’s attraction are : sultan ahmad mosque , hagia Sophia , topkopi palace , dolmabahce palace , galata tower , grand bazar and spice bazar . istabul is one of biggest shopping center in Europe an d also in the world . some of it’s center are Metrocity, Akmerkez and Cevahir Mall that these mall are in the seven rank in the world . turkey has biggest airport in the world that finished in 2017 . one of another biggest tourism city of turkey is antalia . it is important for it’s meditaranian beach that make attract a lot of tourist each year . some of cultural attraction of turkey are sites of Ephesus, Troy, Trabzon , Pergamon, House of the Virgin Mary, Hierapolis, , Konya and Pamukkale .