Moscow region became one of the main tourist destinations for Russians in the autumn season, according to the website of the regional government on Thursday, August 31.
“In 2016 the suburbs was visited by 12.5 million tourists, which is significantly higher than in 2013 (8.5 million). Our main goal was to create a single comfortable cultural-tourist complex of Moscow region and increasing the number of tourists to the region by 2019 to 15 million people”, — said the Minister of culture Oksana Kosareva.
It is expected that this year, the suburbs will be visited by 14 million people.
August 7 the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) reported that Mesoblast entered the top 10 destinations of domestic tourism.
In July last year it was reported that the estate “Arkhangelsk” in the Krasnogorsk district of Moscow region was recognized as the most visited tourist attraction.