Apr 26th, 2006, 11:12 AM
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Could some one tell me the name of 1 or 2 places to shop in St.Peters.
Like a mall or galleria with good stores and also for souveniers.
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Apr 26th, 2006, 11:36 AM
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We bought some excellent souvenirs at a street market adjacent to St. Isaacs church. There is a good sized market there.
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Apr 26th, 2006, 11:25 PM
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Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospect is a department store, they have amber jewellery, usual souvenirs plus Russian chocolates and champagne, amongst other things that you usually find in a department store.
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May 5th, 2006, 06:51 AM
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Shopping Places

Gostiny Dvor - The largest department store of St. Petersburg located opposite the Grand Hotel Europe on Nevsky Prospect. You can find a variety of merchandise from household items to designer names boutiques located on the second level of the Nevsky Line

Dom Leningradskoy Torgovli (DLT) - Located in the Bolshaya Konyushennaya Street meters away from Nevsky Prospect, DLT has a selection of women's and men's apparel, electronics, kids' toys, watches and a liquor store

Passazh - Located opposite the Gostiny Dvor in the Nevsky Prospect, Passazh offers the largest selection of men's and women's apparel, antiques, tableware, cosmetics, sports goods, and household items. An excellent grocery store is located in the basement level

Specialty Stores

Dom Knigi (The House of Books) - Housed in a former headquarters of the Singer sewing machine company, the House of Books is the largest book retailer in St. Petersburg. Offers a variety of books, post cards, maps, posters, and foreign language study aids in this store located at the corner of Nevksy and Kanal Griboedova

The Eliseev Food Store - This upscale food store carries one of the best selection of food items in St. Petersburg. Prices tend to be high but the quality of products is really superb. You can get several kinds of caviar, sturgeon, good selection of wines from all over the world, and of course Russian vodka!

The Grand Palace - St. Petersburg's newest and finest shopping mall located next door to the Passazh on Nevsky Prospect. Offers a large selection of men's and women's designer wear, jewelry, cosmetics, lingerie, watches, and formal wear

St. Petersburg Flea Market

The Flea Market - Situated behind the Church on the Spilled Blood on Kanal Griboedova, the Flea Market offers a large selection of inexpensive Russian souvenirs of varying quality. You can get Russian watches, inexpensive lacquer boxes, military and traditional costumes, etc. Open only in the Summer.

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May 5th, 2006, 02:33 PM
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just an update- as of this past fall, the "Dom Knigi" on Nevski (in the former Singer swewing machine building) was closed- people were picketing the closure, but it was closed.

We found that some things in Gostinny Dvor were actually impossible to find anywhere else at a better price (esp. laquered floral trays, souvenir-ish things). The rynok (open air market) behind the Cathedral on the Spilled Blood is good, as well- it is open into the fall, too.

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