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.

Eliseev Merchants Shop – Tea under the pineapple

Eliseev Merchants Shop – Tea under the pineapple

Image by Olga Samoilova

“Eliseev merchants shop” in Saint Petersburg has sometimes live music played by an orchestra at the balcony. I like their dumplings with salmon or pike.

Full Article by Olga Samoilova

Gostiniy Dvor – Shopping & history at Nevski

Gostiniy Dvor – Shopping & history at Nevski

Image by Hugo Palomino

“Gostiniy Dvor” has become one of my favorite places to meet up with friends in Saint Petersburg, with long columns and an old market.

Full Article by Hugo Palomino

Imperial Porcelain – Buy yourself a masterpiece

Imperial Porcelain – Buy yourself a masterpiece

Image by Olga Samoilova

“Imperial Porcelain” is the shop I choose in Saint Petersburg when I don’t know what to gift to somebody, especially when they seem to have everything…

Full Article by Olga Samoilova

Intelligent Flea Market – Market as a party

Intelligent Flea Market – Market as a party

Image by Ludmila Simonova

“Intelligent flea market” is one of the most interesting handmade markets in St. Petersburg. Every 2-3 months it takes place at a different location!

Full Article by Ludmila Simonova

Krakatau Clothing – Urban survival gear

Krakatau Clothing – Urban survival gear

Image by Ben O'Leary

“Krakatau Clothing” in Saint Petersburg makes garments & gear that keep the harsh elements at bay while being edgy and stylish at the same time!

Full Article by Ben O'Leary

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