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Russia: Nizhny Novgorod region expects lots of tourists by 2020

Growth of tourists flow in Nizhny Novgorod is one of the highest all over Russian Federation.

29.Aug.14 11:01 AM
By Elena Bashkirova


Russia: Nizhny Novgorod region expects lots of tourists by 2020
The growth of tourist flow in Nizhny Novgorod region will increase up to 3.1 million people per year. This year the number of tourists is 1.6 times higher in comparison with the same period in 2005 and now it is 870 thousand people per year.

The Head of the Region Valery Shantsev examined construction works of “Grad Kitezh” museum complex which will be located in Voskresensky district.

“Voskresensky district is a pearl of the whole Nizhny Novgorod region. Svetloyar Lake is one of the most famous places to visit. It is popular due to a legend about Kitezh – Grad described in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sochi,” – noted Shantsev.

Construction of “Grad Kitezh” tourists and museum complex will be completed by the end of 2014.
“Finishing and landscaping works are done at the moment,” – said the Head of Voskresensky district Vadim Privalov.
Semenov and Gorodets are the most popular tourist centers in the region. Voskresensky district together with Svetloyar Lake has a great potential in this field.

“There are more than 3.5 thousand monuments in Nizhny Novgorod region. 600 of them are in the c capitol. The region offers unforgettable nature with picturesque sceneries and great cultural and historical traditions. I am certain about the fact that our region has a great tourist potential,” – concluded Valery Shantsev.

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