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Kiev Wins 2012 Travelers’ Choice Award

19. December 2012 by Dasha 0 Comments

Kiev’s global appeal continues to rise! Ukraine’s capital city won first place in the 2012 Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise – Europe awards, an honor earned by cities that have seen a remarkable rise in traveler feedback and interest on TripAdvisor.com.

"These rising hotspots around the world are increasingly gaining the attention and admiration of travelers on TripAdvisor," Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor, said in a statement. "For those looking to be inspired for vacation planning for 2013, these destinations offer remarkable places to eat, stay, and play."

Travelers’ favorite spots in Kiev include the Microminiatures Museum, Saint Sophia and Saint Michael’s Cathedrals, the National Opera House of Ukraine, and Landscape Alley. Learn more about Kiev’s other highly-ranked attractions here.

Though Ukraine came out on top, travelers also enjoyed cities in Russia. Russia. Moscow placed second on Europe’s Destinations on the Rise list, while St. Petersburg came in fourth. Other rising cities include Turin and Naples, Italy; Glasgow, Scotland; and Manchester, England. 

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