Yekaterinburg is among Russia’s top five tourist places

24 February 2015 (09:22)

February 24, 2015. Yekaterinburg came fifth on the list of Russian cities most popular with tourists, the city council refers to TripAdvisor’s data as stating.

‘Ten cities were featured in the rating based on the website users’ ratings of landmarks, hotels, and cafes and restaurants. Moscow and Saint Petersburg are predictably at the top; Yekaterinburg was ahead of Yaroslavl, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Krasnodar, and Suzdal. The rating’s authors said Yekaterinburg, with its plethora of theatres, museums, libraries, and quite a few monuments (including some very unconventional ones) was a place for intellectual travelers,’ the city council says.

According to Interrating, last year Yekaterinburg proved one of Russia’s top five cities in terms of the number of hotels per capita, leaving even Moscow behind.

What is more, stated Yekaterinburg was one of the country’s top five places to visit in 2014. This rating was based on the hotel booking data. explains one thing that makes Yekaterinburg stand out is that travelers come for three days, on average, and pay around 3,700 RUR per night for a hotel room.

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