St. Petersburg - in the top ten most favourable cities for entrepreneurs

21 May 2020

On the occasion of the Day of Entrepreneur, May 26, the Russian accommodation booking service interviewed social media users and revealed which Russian city is preferred for doing business.

Most participants (40.51%) voted for Moscow as the most favourable city for businessmen. The second place was taken by the resort city of Krasnodar Krai -Sochi, gaining 15.19%. The three most favourable cities for entrepreneurs also include St. Petersburg and Sevastopol - 10.13% each.

According to the survey, tourists also noted Kazan (7.59%), Yalta (5.06%), Yekaterinburg and Rostov-on-Don (3.8% each), Nizhny Novgorod (2.53 %) and Kaliningrad (1.27%).

Ten most favourable cities for entrepreneurs:

1. Moscow, 40.51%
2. Sochi, 15.19%
3-4. St. Petersburg and Sevastopol, 10.13%
5. Kazan, 7.59%
6. Yalta, 5.06%
7-8. Yekaterinburg and Rostov-on-Don, 3.8%
9. Nizhny Novgorod, 2.53%
10. Kaliningrad, 1.27%


* According to a social media survey