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Shopping in Kazan: Leather Slippers or Kukmor Felt Boots?
August 27, 2012 10:29


Kazan City Centre (Photo credit: Anna Dorozhkina 2012)

  Kazan is not only the city of unique cultural monuments, but also a great shopping centre, where nearly every world brand of clothes, cosmetics, appliances and sports goods is available. And tourists never stop admiring the national souvenirs, like Kukmor felt boots or Kazan Cat.

Kazan is situated in the northwest of the Republic of Tatarstan in the place of junction of the Volga and the Kazanka rivers. Kazan is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and one of the largest scientific, economic and cultural centres of Russia. Remaining the city of peerless historical places, Kazan is also constantly developing its modern infrastructure, building the new roads, business and shopping centres. International chain stores such as IKEA, METRO and OBI; Moscow chains like Sportmaster, Adidas and Igromax; and more than 130 stores of the local producers operate in the city.

 

  Family Shopping


There are several shopping centres in Kazan that provide everything needed both for the pleasurable shopping and the exciting family recreation. Children's playrooms and playgrounds, maternity rooms, cafés and cinemas can be found in:

XL

Address: Kazan, Yamashev St., 97

Phone: +7 (843) 519-29-00 

Official website: http://www.xl-kazan.ru

Mega Kazan

Address: Kazan, Pobeda Avenue, 141

Phone: +7 (843) 2769292 

Official website: http://www.megamall.ru

Modnaya Semya (Fashion Family)

Address: Kazan, Burkhana Shahidi St.

Phone: +7 (843) 2949757, +7 (843) 2949767

Koltso (The Ring)

Address: Kazan, Peterburgskaya St., 1

Phone: +7 (843) 238 31 20 

Official website: http://www.koltso-kazan.ru

Tandem

Address: Kazan, Ibragimov St., 56

Phone: +7 (843) 518-99-99 

Official website: http://www.tandemkazan.ru

 

Brands And Restaurants


For those who are addicted to the world famous brands, three places are worth visiting. State Universal Shop, Central Universal Shop and Korston offer a wide range of designers’ clothes and jewelry. After an active shopping process, you may enjoy meals in plenty of cafes and restaurants suitable both for business lunches and family dinners. For the most active business people who don’t have any opportunity to shop during the daytime, Korston is open round-the-clock.

State Universal Shop

Address: Kazan, Bauman str. St. Bauman, 51/50

Phone: +7 (843) 292 16 92, +7 (843) 292 65 22 

Official website: http://www.kazangum.ru

Central Universal Shop

Address: Kazan, Moskovskaya St. Moskovskaya, 2

Phone: +7 (843) 292 11 38, +7 (843) 292 30 25 

Official website: http://www.kazantsym.ru

Korston

Address: Kazan, Ershov St. Yershova, 1 

Phone: (843) 279-30-00 

Official website: http://www.korston.ru

  

Souvenirs

 “Kazan Souvenir” store in Kremlyovskaya street, 2 is one of the largest shops in Kazan with the plenteous collections of colourful national souvenirs: Tatar clothes and shoes, jewelry, books, and wonderful Kukmor felt boots with elegant prints (“Kukmorskiye valenki”) made of natural combed washed sheep wool.



Leathern slippers with the Tatar ornament and “Kazan Cat” figurines are represented at “Bogema” store in Moskovskaya street, 66; working hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.


 

Kazan has a rich variety of the traditional meals, and tourists from different countries never miss a chance to try and take home some sweet presents such as Tatar “chak-chak” or triangle “echpochmak”. It is recommended to buy them in “Bahetle” hypermarkets, where they are always fresh and packed in the brand-name gift boxes.


 Bahetle

 - Orenburgsky Tract, 22 ; working hours: 10 a.m. -12 p.m.

 - Yershov str., 8; working hours: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

 - Yamashev prospect, 71; working hours: 9 a.m. -11 p.m.

 - Pavlyukhin str., 57; working hours: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

 - Moskovskaya str., 2; working hours: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

 

 

KazanShops portal

And the last but not the least, there is a new information service in Kazan, created specially for the real shopaholics. KazanShops portal offers the most up-to-date information on the current discounts, the great variety of shops, buyers’ reviews and an on-line forum for the open discussions.

 

Anna Dorozhkina




Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Shopping in Kazan Russian Souvenirs Republic of Tatarstan Kazan shopping in Russia 

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