Out of 50 European countries St. Petersburg takes the 9th place on level of comfort, quality of service and interest to destination among users of Trip Advisor

According to the survey held by one of the largest tourism sites TripAdvisor St. Petersburg ranks 9th in Europe and 20th in the world in the survey “Travelers’ Choice Destinations”. The award honors top travel spots worldwide based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor users. Award winners were determined based on the popularity of destinations, taking into account travelers’ favorites and most highly rated places.
In comparison with 2012 St. Petersburg rose higher on one position among European destinations and on four positions in world destinations.
Curious fact: there are 50 internationally recognized sovereign countries with territory located within the common definition of Europe and the cities of about 20 of them yearly compete as the most loved destinations in Europe.
More information about the survey is here http://www.multivu.com/mnr/57956-tripadvisor-names-winners-of-its-2013-travelers-choice-destinations-awards