Tourist flow to St. Petersburg in 2016 amounted to 6.9 million people
The tourist flow to St. Petersburg in 2016 amounted to 6.9 million people. This was reported on Wednesday in the tourism development committee of the city.
2847.2 thousand people arrived in St. Petersburg in 2016 through the checkpoints of the North-West Federal District. From December 15, 2016 to January 8, 2017, the Hermitage was visited by 178 thousand people, Peterhof about 30 thousand, Tsarskoye Selo 59 thousand and St. Isaac's Cathedral 146 thousand people.
Recall, according to the data of the hotel search service RoomGuru.ru, Petersburg has become the most popular city in Russia among tourists at Christmas. The average cost of living in a hotel in the city per day was 4.32 thousand rubles.