Shopping in Russian Far East

  • Shopping in Vladivostok

    GUM

    This once deeply Soviet department store has recently undergone full refurbishment and is now Vladivostok's best place to shop. It's also housed in the Far East’s most elegant art-deco building. You'll find traditional souvenirs on the 1st floor, as well as a range of restaurants, cafes and bars in its popular courtyard.

  • Shopping in Vladivostok

    Flotsky Univermag

    For unusual souvenir turf, follow the navy – this outfitter has those cute blue-and-white-striped navy undershirts and other navy and military gear, as well as useful travel gear such as torches, knives, maps and toothpaste. There are also all kinds of kitschy pro-Putin T-shirts.

  • Shopping in Yakutsk

    Kuday Bakhsy

    In the old city, this is the best place in town to browse for crafts and souvenirs. You'll find mammoth tusk carvings, leather slippers, reindeer boots and gloves, embroidered dolls, Jew's harps, carved wooden bowls, paintings, knives, bizarre magnets and CDs of traditional music.

  • Shopping in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

    Alpindustriya

    This is a one-stop shop for all your outdoor gear and the perfect spot to pick up anything you may have forgotten before setting out into the wilderness. Prices are high, but they have pretty much anything you'll need.

  • Shopping in Khabarovsk

    Tainy Remesla

    This is the best souvenir shop in town, located in the old House of Pioneers building.