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Trade rows

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Address: next to ul. Molochnaja gora, Kostroma, Russia
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traditional mall

i don't like modern mall, this is more humanist and have soul when you visit this area you can feel old russian time

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Burhan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i don't like modern mall, this is more humanist and have soul when you visit this area you can feel old russian time

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Blanes, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The locals are proud of this structure, although nothing special about them. This is, almost any Russian city. In addition, the state of this building is very, very dire. Do not spend more than 5 minutes here.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Many interesting shops - shoes, clothing, housewares, antiques. Don't miss the cheese shop with locally produced cheeses and other items. However, we could not find a good cafe in this shopping area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

There are a lot of interesting shops, including antic ones. But the main attraction is of course a agricultural market: a lot of vegetables and fruits (of corse there are a lot of meat and milk products, but it is not interesting for a ordinary travellers). And prices is much more cheaper then in Moscow or other central Russia cities.

Thank Andrei G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

The complex of shopping malls in the center of Kostroma unique. In Russia, there are few cities where there are similar buildings. The mall has more than 200 years. Architect them was an outstanding Russian architect Stepan Vorotilov. Series built specifically to trade various goods. They housed merchant stalls, where anyone can buy local or imported products. Do not change... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

The trade rows are a good place to go for souvenirs, or for fresh fruits, vegetables, and snacks. A nice place to wander and learn about Kostroma's history.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

One of the things I would highly suggest seeing while in Kostroma. These trade columns have lots of shops and their design is intriguing. I haven't seen any other marketplace looking like this. Many arches create perfect photo opportunities.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

Wonderful architectural ensemble in the centre of Kostroma! First of all it's a market place, but one can also find lots of cafes and shops here. Kostroma is an old merchant and industrial centre, and the first thing that comes to mind is Kostroma textile, linen in particular. I found an excellent linen shop not far from a book store... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

Well preserved. Reminiscent of similar structures in other Russian cities. And kazhestya that we transported to a time machine into the merchant Russ.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2013

The Trade Rows in Kostroma are the best preserved complex of Neoclassical trading arcades in Russia. These complexes were built in late 18th century and comprises about a dozen buildings. Unfortunately only a few of the "shop" are used currently and comprise a few souvenir shops and some arts and crafts shops. Like most of the provincial towns in Russia... More 

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