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KRASNODAR, November 17. /TASS/. Over 4,000 of Krasnodar residents and visitors have taken part in free walking tours of the city center arranged by the city administration, head of the Department for Image Policy and Tourism of the Krasnodar city government Arkady Dbar told TASS on Thursday. According to him, next year more walking tours could be arranged.
“This project was launched in 2012. This year, around 100 walking tours have been carried out with over 4,000 people participating in them. We plan to increase the number of walking tours by 20% next year,” Dbar said.
He added that certified historians, mostly the Krasnodar Felitsyn State Historical and Archaeological Reserve staff members served as guides.
Walking tours usually last an hour and a half, their program includes the Suvorov monument, the ‘Stepping Stone’ monument marking the foundation of Krasnodar, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, monument to Catherine the Great, Basket Hall sport facility and other tourist attractions.
As TASS reported earlier, the Krasnodar region aims to woo Greek and English speaking tourists by introducing the Visit the Greeks one-day trip. Around 40,000 people are expected to take part in the trip until the year ends.