Top 16 Russian Products to Buy in Moscow

Russia, Moscow Guide (B): Top 16 Russian Products to Buy in Moscow

While it's easier to list the riches Russia does not have, if there are such, the variety of authentic Russian stuff available in Moscow is truly mind-blowing. Some items are obscenely expensive, others - affordable, but both can make a memorable gift from the largest country in the world. To see what else is there - apart from diamonds, vodka, caviar and furs - to impress your friends & family with back home, check out the proposed list!

Founded in 1856 by a wealthy patron of art, Pavel Tretyakov, The State Tretyakov Gallery is famous for its unique collection of Russian fine art – from medieval icons to futurism and constructivism. The quality of exhibited works make it comparable to the French Orsay and the Italian Uffizi. It goes without saying that everyone wants to keep a small part of this beauty for themselves. Though you cannot buy an artwork from the gallery, you can nonetheless afford a large and beautiful book with great colorful photos and the detailed history of the best pieces exhibited in the museum. Printed on thick glossy paper, the album is nice to touch. The book is available both in Russian and English and provides a detailed description of the published works. The museum's collections are represented by separate chapters. This is an elegant gift to please any book and art lover! You may acquire the album in the gallery itself upon seeing the exhibition (10, Lavrushinsky Pass), or find it in large bookstores, like "Dom Knigi" (8, Novy Arbat) and "Moskva" (8, Tverskaya str), at about $140. Both shops work till 9 PM. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 16 Russian Products to Buy in Moscow
Guide Location: Russia » Moscow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Dom Knigi   Russki promysel   Raritet   Onegin   Yeliseevsky   Gostiny Dvor   Rumela   Russky Meh   Museum of Valenki  
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