Some 1.5 mln foreign tourists visit Kyiv in nine months of 2019

10:00, 12 December 2019
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Almost four million tourists visited Kyiv in the nine months / Photo from UNIAN

The number of domestic tourists who visited the capital of Ukraine over the period under review was 2.2 million people, Kyiv City State Administration's press service said.

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In the nine months of 2019, some UAH 61 million, or US$2.58 million in tourist tax was paid to the city's budget.

Kyiv City State Administration says it works to improve the quality of services provided to tourists.

"[Municipal services] visit problem hostels in keeping with the approved schedule. So far, 105 such premises have been checked. And only about a dozen regularly pay tourist and other types of taxes and observe health and safety regulations," Chairperson of the administration's standing commission for culture Viktoria Mukha said.

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