Veliky Ustyug is among top five Russia’s most popular destinations for upcoming New Year holidays.
Veliky Ustyug is in the list of Russia's cities that will be most popular destinations for winter vacationing, according to a study conducted by e-service for searching hotels Tvil.ru.
The top five of the rating includes such Russian most popular destinations as Yalta, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Veliky Ustyug.
Veliky Ustyug has much to offer the discerning visitor. It has a remarkable place on Russia's tourist map. With a unique cultural and historical heritage, the city, abundant with architectural monuments and arts, has great tourism potential.
The official residence of Ded Moroz (Russia's Santa Claus) is located in Veliky Ustyug. It is in traditional "terem" style. The residence welcomes visitors all year around, but naturally it is especially popular during the New Year's holiday season.