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More Tourists From Asia Visit Primorye
27.11.2016 00:33
More Tourists From Asia Visit Primorye

Increase in number of tourists from Thailand, France and Taiwan is recorded in Primorye.

The number of the foreigners who visited Primorye for the first half of the year grew by 13,6%, this Far East region is mostly popular for tourists from Thailand, France and Taiwan, the regional administration reports.

The growth of tourist arrivals is noted both from the Asia-Pacific region as well as from the West. According to the tourism department of Primorsky Krai, in the past six months, the region was visited by 135.9 thousand tourists, which is 13.6% more than in the same period of the last year.

Besides, a significant increase in the number of tourists is noted from Taiwan - by 38.4%, Malaysia - 23%, Thailand - nearly three times, the Philippines - 14.2%, South Korea - 8%, France - 41.8 %, Canada - 4%, USA - 1.8%.

      The central region of the Primorsky Territory, bounded by the Ussuri river and shielded from the sea by the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, is also known as Ussuriland. The southern forests of the Ussuriland taiga is home to black and brown bears, Siberian boar, the rare Siberian tiger and the virtually extinct Amur leopard, and hundreds of species of local birds. A most rewarding excursion would be to the Sikhote-Alin nature reserve. Besides tigers, the reserve, which stretches along the Pacific coast and back into the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, has crystal-clear salmon streams, an oasis where the beasts come for water. 




Author: Anna Dorozhkina


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