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Saint Petersburg and RAAPA have signed a new agreement.


RAAPA Vice President Igor Rodionov and Governor of Saint Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko have signed an agreement of intent aimed at development of entertainment and tourism sector in Saint Petersburg. “Investment committee has recently approved the concept of developing a chain of theme parks, including technical- and education- oriented ones. The total investment is initially estimated at maximum €260mln” – stated the Governor. He also emphasized that construction of theme parks will lead to creating new public spaces, leisure areas, and will attract more tourists. The project intended on creation of several theme parks featuring amusement, edutainment, sport, festival and historical trends. Russian Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions will work together with the Investment committee of Saint Petersburg on the project implementation.