All posts tagged "souvenirs"
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...
- Posted July 10, 2016
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...
- Posted May 9, 2015
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...
- Posted October 9, 2014
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...
- Posted May 11, 2014
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...
- Posted October 13, 2013
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...
- Posted August 27, 2013
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...
- Posted June 10, 2013
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...
- Posted June 5, 2013
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...
- Posted May 21, 2013
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...
- Posted April 26, 2013