The Best Local Shopping Spots in Saint Petersburg

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Saint Petersburg? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Anglia (England) bookstore – Foreign literature

Anglia (England) bookstore – Foreign literature

Image by Elena Truskova

“Anglia (England) bookstore” is the first thing that should come to mind when you’re in need of foreign literature in Saint Petersburg.

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Armenian food kiosk – Very central but obscure

Armenian food kiosk – Very central but obscure

Image by Dmitriy Ivanov

This Armenian food kiosk in Saint Petersburg is really well-hidden, but it’s well worth it: their lavash are the city’s best, and I’d say that’s something.

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Beergeek – Underground craft beer heaven

Beergeek – Underground craft beer heaven

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“Beergeek” Saint Petersburg is partly a beer store and bar at the same time. I like to come here as the ambience creates for discussions of life, death…

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Borey Art Centre – Underground stronghold

Borey Art Centre – Underground stronghold

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“Borey Art Centre” in Saint Petersburg is an important place… For over a quarter of a century, this labyrinthine basement is the city’s underground hub.

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Bunker – Vegan goodies

Bunker – Vegan goodies

Image by Dmitriy Ivanov

“Bunker” in Saint Petersburg is the most centrally located vegan and vegetarian shop in the city. Their bifidonik and tempeh are pretty good if you ask me.

Full Article by Dmitriy Ivanov

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