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Moscow and St. Petersburg are main points of attraction in Russia

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Moscow and St. Petersburg are main points of attraction in Russia


Caro / Rupert OberhŠuser / Globallookpress.comForeign tourists are mostly attracted by Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, and the Golden Ring route, IA Interfax reports. Moscow and St. Petersburg are the main points of attraction in Russia because they provide the best means of transportation.

Moscow leads because it has four airports, according to the Intourist company head Leonid Marmer. Russian regions are left behind – it is more difficult to reach them without a possibility of direct flights.

After the Olympiad, Sochi is becoming more and more requested among foreigners. Kazan is much more popular now, after FIFA Confederations Cup was held there.

This year the Golden Ring route celebrates 50th anniversary. Many engaging events are organized to celebrate this important date attracting visitors from all over the world.

According to Leonid Marmer the brand promotion, such as The Golden Ring or The Silver Necklace will definitely contribute to increase of the tourist flow.

Trans-Siberian Railway trips have a great success, especially luxury style. The expert is sure that river cruises would be highly requested, but currently national tourist industry experiences a lack of high-class vessels.

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