Analytical agency TourStat on the eve of Valentine’s Day, February 14, presented the most romantic cities in the CIS countries and neighboring countries according to an online survey of Russian tourists, reported by Tengrinews.kz. According to the agency, the romantic tourism of Russians to the CIS countries on weekends and holidays is more than millions of trips per year.
The top five of the most romantic cities of CIS, popular for tourist trips on weekends, includes capitals of Tbilisi in Georgia, Astana in Kazakhstan, Baku in Azerbaijan, Minsk in Belarus and Chisinau in Moldova. Tbilisi, as the most romantic city, got a third of all votes, Astana, Baku and Minsk – 14 percent each, and Chisinau – 10 percent of the votes. Almaty, Bishkek and Yerevan also got places in the rating (five percent each).