Foreigners began to massively pump out maps of Russian cities


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A map service MAPS.ME has published a ranking of the 20 most popular foreign tourist destinations in Russia, according to a release received by the editors “”.

The experts MAPS.ME counting how many times the aliens downloaded a map of a particular locality, and made a list of the most visited regions of the country. The three entered Moscow, St. Petersburg and Irkutsk oblast. On the fourth and fifth places were Krasnoyarsk Krai and Volgograd oblast. Also in the top ten came in Arkhangelsk, Sverdlovsk and Kaliningrad regions, Karelia and Buryatia.

Krasnodar Krai was in 11th place. In addition to his second top ten in-demand regions of Kaluga, Smolensk, Tver, Rostov, Vladimir, and Pskov oblasts, Republic of Tatarstan, Adygeya and Sakha Republic.

According to the study, 14 of the 20 most attractive foreigners in regions not cities-millionaires.

It is also known that maps of Tambov oblast, Kalmykia Republic and Jewish Autonomous region use less in demand among app users. These regions were not included in the twenty.

In February, the American Oliver Kmia made a selection of photos from Instagram, which shows the same type of sights around the world. The same shots from different users of the man found at the hashtags and put together in a video that was published on his page in Facebook. The author highlights explained scientific BoingBoing blog, I tried to create a sarcastic video that shows cliches in mass tourism.

“I realized that many travelers are not enjoying the moment and completely absorbed in their smartphones and their goal is to post the photo to social networks in the pursuit of likes and subscribers,” said Cmia.

Almost identical to the photos people take different poses on a background of world-famous sights such as the Trevi Fountain in Rome, the leaning tower of Pisa, Mona Lisa in the Louvre, the Eiffel tower, the Taj Mahal, the Empire state building.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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