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City news, 04.06.2008 07:34

Double-Decker Buses Come to St. Petersburg

Double-decker tourist buses will appear in St. Petersburg this summer. Their presentation took place in the framework of the sightseeing excursion City-Tour. In the course of the presentation the St. Petersburg Mayor marked soon the city was going to become a centre of tourism and there was a need in such a tour. The city has acquired six double-decker buses with 75 seats each. The cost of one bus is 450.000 EUR.

The tour will last for 135 minutes and include 5 stops. In the future it is planned to increase the number of the stops to 10. The buses will operate 9am-11pm. A tour ticket costs 350 RUB and is valid during the whole day. Tourists can get off the bus, see the sights, and continue the excursion on the next bus.

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