Moscow is a unique city – not only when it comes to people or attractions, but also when it comes to local must-haves. Capital of Russia, city with a rich historical and cultural background, Moscow has a lot of souvenirs to offer for tourists! Here is the list of notable items that are worth grabbing while visiting Moscow. Take a little piece of the city with you!

1) Hoodie

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Soft and warm hoodie “I love MSK” by Heartofmoscow, the main brand of Moscow souvenirs, is a great high-quality thing to take home with you. It is quite simple, but classy and would definitely bring you sweet memories from your trip. Recommended for true Moscow fans!

Price – 2400 RUB

If you are retro lover, here is another hoodie with Olympics 1980 logo and its’ main symbol – cute brown bear!

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Price – 3250 RUB

Check out Heartofmoscow stores on the main web-site.

 

2) Mug

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Another souvenir from the Heartofmoscow brand is a cute mug with the panorama of modern Moscow city. It represents the best examples of contemporary Moscow architecture! Simplicity, style and design – this mug has it all. You won’t find it on ordinary souvenir shops!

Explore Moscow architecture with mugs! Check out another available scenes: Soviet era or pre-revolutionary architecture monuments!

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Price – 600 RUB

 

3) Designer jewelry

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According to local press, Russian national doll matryoshka is supposed to be a must buy souvenir in Moscow. You can find these painted wooden dolls nearly in every store! When I ask my overseas friends what things do they connect with Russia, they all agree that Matryoshka is a top national symbol of the country. This is why it’s so popular among tourists. However many young travellers find it too trivial and look for fresh brand new ideas. And here it is! Designers from local jewelry brand have come up with a great alternative – matryoshka-shaped earrings, bracelets, charms and necklaces. That is a completely new and modern view of the world-famous symbol! Special gift for those who have a taste in fashion, arts and beauty! The collection is made of 925 sterling silver.

However many young travellers find it too trivial and look for fresh brand new ideas. And here it is! Designers from local jewelry brand have come up with a great alternative – matryoshka-shaped earrings, bracelets, charms and necklaces. That is a completely new and modern view of the world-famous symbol! Special gift for those who have a taste in fashion, arts and beauty! The collection is made of 925 sterling silver.

Prices

Earrings – 7550 RUB

Bracelet with charm – 7900 RUB

Check out the retailers

 

4) Silk scarf

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Radical Chic is a Moscow trademark of fashion accessorizes reflecting the dynamic life in a big city. It is actually based in Italy, but has a 100% Russian soul. Silk and cashmere scarves are made of high-quality Italian fabrics with up-to-date technologies. A special brand collection is devoted to Russia: you can find scarves with the Moscow map, local monuments and cathedrals, as well as floral and space prints. These modern designer items could complete every fashion look! Available in different sizes.

Prices

Size 90×90 – 8650 RUB

Size 33×33 – 2340 RUB

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5) Demeter fragrances devoted to Moscow

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Demeter is a world-known fragrance producer famous for its unique and even bizarre flavors, such as grass, sushi, dirt or thunderstorm. Along with the Russian partners it has developed a special collection of 3 fragrances (30 ml) dedicated to the capital’s central Gorky Park. These 3 fragrances are kind of memories in a bottle devoted to different park corners. The names of compositions are: “Picnic on the grass”, “Fog on the Andrew pond”, “Walking through the garden”. All of them are fresh with the notes of grass and floral accords. Fragrances can be found near the main entrance of the Gorky Park and on its official web-site http://park-gorkogo.com.

Price – 900 RUB

 

6) Pins

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Pin is a great souvenir, accessorize and gift. It is a carrier of history, traditions, aesthetics, which has won the hearts of millions people.

These cute minimalistic pins with Moscow symbols by Pinpinpin.it brand could be a nice addition to your daily look! The brand offers pins with the Moscow Kremlin, ballet dancer, eskimo pie and other Moscow items. There are also special editions dedicated to space, Moscow Zoo and Saint Petersburg.

Where to buy

Also Read: Top 7 Snacks to Try on your First Trip to Russia

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