Recently, the geography of guests has expanded dramatically
“Silent in the past.” The guide spoke about the peculiarities of tourists from the Russian Federation from Yoshkar-Ola believes that the behavior of tourists has changed dramatically in recent years. With these words, she spoke in an interview with the local publication “Mariyskaya Pravda”.
Previously, Irina worked as a teacher of Russian language and literature, but she always became interested in local history. Therefore, 10 years ago, she moved to the Museum of the History of Yoshkar-Ola, where she rose to the rank of deputy director for scientific work. Irina does not vegetate in the office, but what goes “in the field” and conducts excursions for tourists.
According to her, the geography of guests of Mari El has recently expanded dramatically. Tourists represent cities such as Moscow and St. Petersburg, Ufa and Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod and Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Tagil and Novosibirsk, Chita, even Belarus. They do not sit silently on the bus, but are keenly interested in the history and culture of the city.
"Silent and without question– in the past. Now very prepared people are coming. Recently guests from Tatarstan were pleasantly surprised. And I always like tourists from Kirov. Curious, friendly. All sightseers note that our people are very hospitable,” says Irina.
It was especially pleasant for her to recently conduct a tour for singer Denis Maidanov. He really liked Yoshkar-Ola.
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