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"VisitBabushka" by AJ Tours LLC
“VisitBabushka.com” by AJ Tours LLC was established by local travel consultants who wish to share information about Russia with everybody who coming up with a visit here. Each year Saint Petersburg and Moscow attract thousands of tourists and business travellers from all over the world. Stunning architecture, impressive collections of art and treasures, romantic canals and bridges, many saved historical sightseeing allow you to explore the secrets of Russian history and culture.
We offer a wide choice of travel services to make your trip comfy and hassle-free:
guided tours, cultural programs, accommodation booking, transfers, tickets reservation, and many others. You can select one of ready packages or a “tailor-made” holiday. There are various tours for individual and group travellers.
Check our blog (http://visitbabushka.com/en/blog/) to see our favorite stories, places, up-coming local events and activities.
Today St. Petersburg Government pays great attention to the development of tourism. For example, during these months there is a new project of law for a 15-day visa-free travel for passengers arriving in St. Petersburg on cruise and ferry ships. Nowadays, the period of visa-free stay for such passengers is 72 hours only. According to the published statistics the Committee for Tourism in 2015 the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg took 425 ship calls and more than 760 thousand passengers.
St. Petersburg won The World Travel award in nomination as Europe’s Leading Destination 2015 (http://www.worldtravelawards.com/).
Tourism Flow Inbound in St. Petersburg in 2013 reached the level of 6,2 million people (3.2 million Russians and 3 million foreign visitors), increasing for about 10% compared to 2012 (5.5 million people including 2.9 million Russians and 2.6 million foreigners).
6.5 million tourists visited St. Petersburg last 2015 year, more than in 2014. Also, the city managed to overcome the seasonality in the tourism industry. From the 6.5 million tourists who visited the North Venice, 2.8 million - were foreigners. Traditionally, tourists visited city from Germany, Italy and Finland. And from last year Petersburg is becoming more popular among Chinese tourists. During the first half of 2015 the number of tourists from China increased by 2.5 times compared to the same period last year.
During the New Year holidays in 2016 St. Petersburg was visited by Russian and foreign tourists for 10% more than in 2015 and amounted to about 300.000 people, including about 30.000 foreigners (with proper tourist visas) and 250.000 Russian citizens.
“White Nights”, the symbol of Saint Petersburg, continue from the end of May (25-26 May) to mid-July (July 16-17). At this time the sun never goes down by more than 9 °, and evening twilight merged with the morning. The total duration of the season, “White Nights” is about 50 days, this period is the peak tourist season.
St. Petersburg made the “white nights” as a well-selling brand. And even with that the Scandinavian capitals located north of and the duration of “white nights” there is more to usually all tourists go to St. Petersburg to walk at night along the romantic embankments and watch the rising bridges.
190121, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
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