The 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly

Dear delegates of the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly!



Saint Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development is happy to welcome you at the 137 th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly, one of the most important events for the development of our country and our city. The 137 th Inter-Parlamentary Union Assembly is held in Russia’s Northern Capital in the beautiful period of golden autumn, on 14-18 October. Within the Assembly’s framework our city is receiving the delegations of legislative authorities from more than 170 countries; these are IPU members and the representatives of 11 inter-parliamentary unions, which are associate members of IPU.

Saint Petersburg is the city one cannot help falling in love with. It is one of the world’s most beautiful metropolises, Russia’s biggest business and academic center and the country’s cultural and tourist capital. We recommend to discover our country starting from here!

Three components make the brand of Saint Petersburg: the history, the present and the comfort. There can be no doubt that today Saint Petersburg is the most comfortable city for foreign visitors in Russia. Saint Petersburg possesses decent and convenient infrastructure for international delegations.

“Venice of the North”, as the city is often called, is now at the peak of its popularity. The city receives the most prestigious world tourism awards. It holds a leading position among Russian cities and it has won the main tourism industry award “World Travel Awards” as the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination. “The Guardian” included Saint Petersburg into the list of the must-see destinations of 2017.

The Saint Petersburg Administration works effectively for the promotion of the city as a world tourism destination, as a result, public and business events are held in the city regularly. Thus, Saint Petersburg has a broad experience in organizing large-scale international meetings.

Welcome to the Northern Capital of Russia!


Committee for Tourism Development of  Saint Petersburg

Andrey Mushkarev


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