All posts tagged "souvenirs"

  • Moskovsky Department Store
    Moskovsky Department Store in St. Petersburg

    Conveniently located on the way to/from Pulkovo airport, 20 minutes driving to the city center and only 3 minutes’ walk from “Moskovskaya” metro station, next to the hotels Park Inn Pulkovskaya, Russia and Crowne Plaza, Moskovsky Department...

  • Shopping center Galleria Spb
    Shopping at Nevsky Prospekt

    Native citizens of Saint Petersburg prefer to buy clothes abroad. If you cannot afford a several day trip to Milan, Finland is your next bet – a much closer and cheaper trip, still equally pleasant. If you...

  • Shopping in St. Petersburg – main streets and shopping malls

    A trip to another city cannot do without a good shopping spree. St. Petersburg like Milan, Paris and New York offers a great variety of famous brands, local designer shops and of course flea markets. If you...

  • Art and Industry Academy of Alexander von Stieglitz
    The Saint Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy of Alexander von Stieglitz

    Every Petersburger knows about the famous Saint Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy of Alexander von Stieglitz, the “Mukha”. Even though the historical name of the academy was restored in 2006, the locals still prefer to call...

  • Spuvenirs from St.Petersburg
    Traditional Items to Buy as Souvenirs of Your Time in Saint Petersburg

    At my work in a hotel, on forums and tourist portals, I was frequently asked what one can bring from St. Petersburg as a gift, or which local foods and products to buy. Many travelers want to...

  • Flea Market at Udelnaya

    Are you feeling like buying something unique or authentic, something other than mass produced consumer goods made in China? Learn about the informal history of St. Petersburg through shopping at the Flea Market at Udelnaya (or “the...

  • shoppint in St.Petersburg center
    Bolshoy Gostiny Dvor

    Translation by Kira Egorova Bolshoy Gostiny Dvor is not only the city’s oldest department store, but also one of the first shopping arcades in the world. It seen revolutions in politics, fashion and trade, survived all the...

  • Peter and Paul Fortress St.Petersburg
    The Peter and Paul Fortress

    The Peter and Paul Fortress is a simbol of St.Petersburg and one of the few remaining fortresses of the 18th century, the burial place of Russian emperors, as well as a former political prison of Russia. It...

  • Itinerary one summer day in St.Petersburg
    One summer day in St. Petersburg

    Everybody knows that summer is the best time to visit St. Petersburg. It’s the season of midnight sun and raised bridges that our city is famous for. Should it be your first time and your only one...

  • Cafe Singer St.Petersburg
    The House of Books (Dom Knigi)

    The House of Books is indeed one of the most beautiful and extraordinary buildings in St. Petersburg. It is located on the corner of Griboyedov Canal in the middle of Nevsky prospekt. Why do the inhabitants and...