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UPDATE ON TRAVELLING TO RUSSIA

27 September 2022

From July 15th, Russia has lifted the restrictions on crossing its land borders established in connection with the pandemic. Foreign tourists once again have the opportunity to enter our country on regular bus lines Lux Express and Ecolines.
GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL IN KAZAN

15 September 2022

On September 17-18, Kazan will host the Tasty Kazan gastronomic festival for the eighth time. The festival will take place on the square in front of the Palace of Farmers. Visitors will be able to try dishes, take part in culinary master classes from chefs, try tasting sets, learn the rules of hospitality and much more.

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WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2020

28 September 2022

Moscow and Saint-Petersburg have won one of the most prestigious travel awards - World Travel Awards 2020.
 
Saint-Petersburg won in the category World Leading Cultural Destination, winning against 14 popular tourist cities, including Paris, London, Rome, Venice, New York and Rio de Janeiro. St. Petersburg has already been awarded the World Travel Awards more than once.
 
Over the past years, St. Petersburg has been increasing the tourist flow, which was also facilitated by the introduction of electronic visas. Last year the city was visited by over ten million tourists from all over the world and from different regions of Russia.
 
For the second year in a row, Moscow won a prize in the main nomination Leading City Destination 2020.
 
Open voting took place on the official website of the award from the 28th September to the 25th October. The jury took into account the opinions of both tourism industry experts and travelers. This year, not only the new achievements of the nominees were evaluated, but also the opportunities for travel in future. As a result, in the main category, Moscow beat such cities as London, New York, Paris, Saint-Petersburg and Rio de Janeiro.
 
Besides, Russia became the World's Leading Cultural Destination 2020 leaving behind such worthy adversaries as France, Italy, Mexico, etc.
 
Since Moscow won the main category last year, the 2020 awards ceremony should have been held in the Russian capital. However, amid the pandemic, the winners were announced online.