The Russian city was named the most cultural in the world

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Photo: Eugene biyatov / RIA Novosti

Saint Petersburg for the third time received the international award World Travel Awards (WTA) in the category of Leading cultural destination in the world (World’s Leading Cultural City Destination).

In the Portuguese capital Lisbon on Saturday, 1 December hosted the award ceremony of the WTA, which is awarded in the field of tourism. In 2018 Saint Petersburg for the third consecutive year was the “cultural capital of the world”, ahead of Paris, London, Rome, Venice, Sydney and new York, Rio de Janeiro, Beijing and Quito.

At the ceremony, Grand Final Gala Ceremony in 2018 the city on the Neva was presented by the General Director of the Congress and exhibition Bureau of the Committee for tourism development of St. Petersburg Andrey Mazarin. He received the prize statuette from the hands of the founder of the WTA, Graham Bites.

In July 2018, the hotel “Corinthia Saint-Petersburg” for the sixth time won the international prize of the World Travel Awards in the category “Leading conference hotel Russia”. The hotel received World Travel Awards in the categories “Leading business hotel of Russia” and “Leading Suite of Russia”.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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