Nevsky Prospekt Shopping (Self Guided), St. Petersburg

Get ready to embark on a thrilling shopping expedition on Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg's main avenue and one of the best known streets in Russia. This central shopping hub is lined with a dazzling selection of department stores, boutiques and book stores, many of which are housed in beautiful neoclassical buildings. Come for clothes, electronic goods, shoes, jewelry and much more. There is an abundance of great places to look for bargains and new things to wear.

Among the many highlights are the Grand Palace, a famous shopping arcade and the vast Gostiny Dvor department store. This is the largest and one of the first shopping arcades in St. Petersburg. The two-story pre-revolutionary mall is home to luxury boutiques, discount clothing stores and jewelry shops. Whatever your budget, you should be able to find something affordable here.

When it comes to fascinating shops, choice and quality Nevsky Prospekt can easily rival Europe's best shopping destinations, including Oxford Street in London. There are so many shops here that you probably won't get around to seeing all of them in one day. The avenue also delights in its reputation as the beating heart of the city's entertainment and nightlife scene.
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Nevsky Prospekt Shopping Map

Guide Name: Nevsky Prospekt Shopping
Guide Location: Russia » St. Petersburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Author: vickyc

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