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Check out pics: St. Petersburg named best tourist destination in Europe again

travel Updated: Sep 06, 2016 10:07 IST
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About 1 million tourists and tourism experts voted for St. Petersburg in 2016. The main parameters to determine a winner in this nomination are safety, infrastructure and hotel chains.(Shutterstock)

St. Petersburg won the World Travel Awards’ best tourist destination in Europe’ nomination for two consecutive years, the official site of World Travel Awards said on Monday.

About 1 million tourists and tourism experts voted for St. Petersburg in 2016. The main parameters to determine a winner in this nomination are safety, infrastructure and hotel chains, Xinhua news agency reported.

Since 2015, China leads in the number of foreign tourists visiting St. Petersburg.

World Travel Awards was established in 1993.

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