KHABAROVSK, November 23. /TASS/. The first section of the Amur River Promenade in the city of Khabarovsk will be inaugurated in December 2016 after a renovation carried out according to the Federal target program on the development of domestic and inbound tourism, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Khabarovsk regional government Arkady Mkrtychev said on Wednesday.
He added that the Amur River Promenade is one of the key sites of the Bolshoi Ussuriysky – Shantary tourist cluster included in the Federal target program.
“Construction of hotels, a fitness center and reconstruction of a unique open-air pool (there are only three pools of this kind in the country, one in Moscow, one in Samara and one in Khabarovsk) is at its final stage. Besides, a skating rink will be set up within a week. Some roads will be covered with colored asphalt,” Mkrtychev added.
According to the Federal target program on domestic and inbound tourism development, 54 tourist and recreation clusters are under construction in 41 Russian regions. The program has been effective since 2011, eleven clusters in ten regions have been already put into operation.