Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Price Discrimination: Russians Get a Discount

The picture above (click to enlarge) shows a sign at St. Issac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia. The church, designed to accommodate 14,000 standing worshipers, was closed in the early 1930s and reopened as a museum.

The top sign says "ENTRANCE TO THE MUSEUM" in Russian. If you can read Russian, you enter to the left and go to a separate ticket counter, which has a lower entrance fee than if you speak English, and enter to the right.

1 Comments:

At 8/01/2007 12:16 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

When I was in Russia this was true of all museums, as wellas theater events.

In florida, state residents pay less for DisneyWorld, too.

 

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