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Apr 8th, 2006, 09:02 AM
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shopping in ukraine

We'll be going on a Dneiper River cruise in a few weeks and my daughter loves to shop. Is there anything special that Ukraine is noted for? Lace, tapestry, gems, rugs, pottery, etc.? Any suggestions will be much appreciated. Thanks.
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Apr 8th, 2006, 09:24 PM
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Apr 8th, 2006, 10:34 PM
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There are some souvenir stalls next to St. Andrew's Church on Andriseky street that might interest your daughter. I would stay away from gems and carpets b/c of quality and price.

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Apr 9th, 2006, 06:11 AM
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Nesting wooden dolls should still be cheap in the Ukraine. Some people I know brought back unusual string musical instruments. I bought a painting. Make sure the art you buy can be exported. Soviet era stamps are beautiful. Bring cash dollars and or euros.

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