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National Geographic included the touristic sights of the Sverdlovsk region into the list of nominees for the «National Treasure of Russia» award

16.08.21
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National Geographic included the touristic sights of the Sverdlovsk region into the list of nominees for the «National Treasure of Russia» award

National Geographic Traveler magazine conducts online vote «National Treasures of Russia» to promote the tourism opportunities of Russia. The touristic sights of the Sverdlovsk region are among the nominees. Voting is conducted till the 10th of October.

According to the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Sverdlovsk Region five sights were included into the voting list:
  1. Nevyanskaya Tower- in the category «Historical and cultural object». The leaning tower, located in the center of Nevyansk, was built in 1721-1725 by order of Akinfiy Demidov (influential Russian merchant). The tower is deflected from vertical about two meters;
  2. The Tagil tray in the nomination «Folk crafts». Local lacquer painting is distinguished by a two-color brushstroke technique and is valued for its rich color gamut, masterly elaboration of small details, graceful gold ornament;
  3. Nature Park «Bazhovskie Mesta» -in the nomination «Natural Features». The park got its name in honor of the famous Ural writer Pavel Bazhov, cause these places are associated with the name of this famous Urals writer;
  4. Pedestrian tourist route «Red Line» of Ekaterinburg - in the nomination «Tourist trail». The length of the route is 6.5 km, the most interesting sights are marked with special numbers - a total of 35 objects. This project was created and made by the citizens of Ekaterinburg;
  5. The national tourist project «Imperial Route» on the territory of the Sverdlovsk region- in the nomination «Excursion Route». It tells about the Last Days of the Russian emperor Nikolay II and the Royal family in the Urals.

The website states that the project «National Treasures of Russia» will help both to identify the main touristic sights and most popular places and to create new attraction points on the tourist map of Russia.

The results of voting will be announced in November and will be placed on the Nat-geo.ru website and published in the National Geographic Traveler magazine.

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