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Vitebsk hits top 10 popular tourist spots among CIS cities

Vitebsk hits top 10 popular tourist spots among CIS cities Vitebsk hit the top ten ancient popular tourist cities of the CIS. The research was carried out by a famous analytic agency. Settlements of Asia and the Transcaucasia make the majority in the list.

The Kazakh city of Turkistan holds the first place in the list. It was founded more than 1,500 years ago and more than one million tourists visit it annually. The ancient city of Vitebsk is holds the sixths position and is the only one to represent Eastern Europe.

Larisa Petrovskaya, director of a travel agency:
Vitebsk attracts, excites, impresses and doesn’t leave anyone indifferent. It is a place to which you want to return again and again. The figures and the statistics prove it. When tourists are asked what they liked about Vitebsk most of all they all say the city exceeded all expectations. It really is so. The city is special, its architecture is special, and the aura if it different.

More than 160,000 thousand tourists visited Vitebsk region in 2017, 30,000 of them were guests from Russia.

Vitebsk hits top 10 popular tourist spots among CIS cities