In every city or village in a huge country there is something to offer the traveler. Souvenirs in general are better to buy in their native, historical places of their origin. This guarantees authenticity and supports local traditional crafts and crafts. Here is a list of interesting purchases compiled by experienced travelers in Russia.
Souvenirs from Moscow
Moscow is the birthplace of one of the most famous Russian souvenirs – Russian dolls. These hand-crafted wooden sister dolls, hiding in one another, have long conquered the world. What was once a simple children’s toy has now become a work of art and a collectible.
There are other magnificent things made according to the ancient traditions of artisans of Moscow villages and towns. For example, bright and airy shawls with lush floral patterns from Pavlovsky Posad or metal trays adorned by artists from Zhostovo. Continue reading