Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Yekaterinburg ranked among 10 most popular Russian cities for travel

Online travel reservation company Oktogo.ru announced recently that Yekaterinburg ranked among the 10 most popular Russian travel destinations in 2013.

"In 2013, the Russians traveled to Yekaterinburg on average three days," Oktogo.ru Operations Manager Olga Favarizova said, according to Ekburg.ru. "They paid for hotel accommodation in $106 [average] a day."

Aside from Yekaterinburg's sixth place, Oktogo.ru's 10 most popular Russian cities included Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Kaliningrad and Yaroslavl.

Yekaterinburg's primary attractions include the former water tower, the Sverdlovsk regional capital building erected by Boris Yeltsin and the house of Zheleznova Sevastianova, Ekburg.ru reports.