Saturday, September 22, 2018

Uralvagonzavod Armored Vehicles Museum among top Ural tourist spots

On Thursday, more than 35 representatives from Russian media outlets and tourism councils visited top Ural tourist destination Uralvagonzavod Armored Vehicles Museum by special invitation from the museum.

Special guests were invited to the museum as part of the Ural Kaleidoscope press tour - an economics ministry-supported tour series around historic destinations in Sverdlovsk region's small towns, according to Ural Business Consulting.

Among those who participated in the visit were representatives from local and national industrial magazines, experts from the Russian Tourist Industry Union, professional tour operators, and prospective investors from as far as Moscow, Perm, Riga and other cities. The museum is located at Uralvagonzavod's head plant.

"Industrial tourism is one of the trendy things to do at the moment, Tourism department director Alexander Porodnov said, adding that the Sverdlovsk region and nearby Nizhniy Tagil are rich with potential for industrial tourism, Ural Business Consulting reports.