Regional Research of Russia

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 344–350 | Cite as

Development of cultural tourism in a megacity: The St. Petersburg phenomenon

Urban Development


The article considers cultural tourism as a new technology for tourist activities; analyzes the development peculiarities of St. Petersburg as a tourist center, which has the inherent characteristics of tourism in a megacity; and also presents a number of factors, which allow for characterizing the phenomenon of the tourist potential of the city.


cultural tourism tourism in the city the potential for tourism development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg BranchSt. PetersburgRussia

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