Looking for St Petersburg shopping malls? If so, don't look further! Here you can find a list of the best city's malls where you can shop until you drop.☺
Everyone travels to St Petersburg mainly to admire the beautiful architecture, and learn about the history of the city. That’s fine! But you should know that apart from exploring the culture side of the city, you can also enjoy a day of shopping.
If you know where to go, Saint Petersburg can be truly a shopping paradise as the city boasts a wide range of shopping malls of different sizes featuring all the major brand names along with a variety of shops similar to the western ones, which are packed with clothing, accessories, shoes, jewelry, home interior ornaments, Russian souvenirs, and much more.
In addition to that many of the city's malls have nice cafes, restaurants, and cinema, including supermarkets, banking services, beauty salon, and even an entertainment area for children. Hence, once you step in you're sure to get everything you need to spend an hour, an afternoon or a whole day browsing around the mall.
St Petersburg shopping malls run from 10 am to 10 pm and can be found near some of the major metro stations, as well as in other areas of the city. If you're up for some shopping, check out our list of hand picked central St Petersburg shopping malls, which have been tested and proven to be great for the real shopaholics.☺
See below our list of St Petersburg shopping malls that we're sure will cater for any shopaholic who knows exactly what they’re looking for.
Address: Nevsky Prospect, 44| St Petersburg 191186, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 570-61-20
"Fashion Centre of the City"
The Grand Palace Boutique Gallery is St Petersburg’s elite shopping arcade and has become a favourite destination for true connoisseurs of fashion, style, and comfort. Set in a modern European setting, the gallery offers high quality and individuality with boutiques, restaurants, a cinema, beauty salon, business centre, and even dry cleaning and car wash services. This is a hot-spot for fashionistas and stylish shoppers and has global brands galore offering clothes, shoes, jewellery, home décor, accessories and other lavish items.
Address: Bolshaya Konyushennaya St, 21-23| St Petersburg 191186, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 648-08-48
"For Discerning Shoppers"
Known as DLT (Dom Leningradskoy Torgovli), this department store began trading in 1898 as the Trade House of the Guards Economic Society and was the first true department store in the city selling scarce goods during Soviet hard times. Today, the sleek, modern building has 6 floors of luxury goods. The first floor has jewellery, accessories, perfumery, cosmetics and interior housewares. The 2nd and 3rd floors present luxury-brand men’s and women’s fashion clothing. The 4th floor offers denim and luggage with the 5th floor housing kids’ clothing and accessories.
Address: Ligovskiy Avenue, 30A| St Petersburg 191040, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 643-31-72
"All Under One Roof"
Galeria is a shopping and entertainment centre in the heart of St Petersburg. Five floors contain more than 300 shops, 28 restaurants, and 10 cinemas including an IMAX theatre. The top floor is for the youngsters with its huge pirate island-themed entertainment area. You can shop for designer brands, both local Russian designers and others. Lots of cafes including the ubiquitous fast food outlets are here along with stylish shops and duty-free stores. You can even dine at a trendy restaurant which offers a balcony with views of the city.
Address: Nevsky Prospect, 48| St Petersburg 191186, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 315-52-09
Operating from the same site since 1848, Passage sprawls from Nevsky Avenue to Italianskaya Street, hence its name as the main passage through the mall. What started out as an elite centre for nobility and bourgeoisie, today the updated and renovated centre welcomes shoppers with discerning tastes for high-quality fashion for children, and men and women, as well as housewares, antiques, jewellery, and souvenirs. Cafes, restaurants, a Business Centre and Entertainment area complete the upmarket establishment.
Address: Nevsky Prospect, 35| St Petersburg 191186, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 630-54-08
A Destination Not to Be Missed"
Gostiny Dvor, (translation is Guests’ Court) is St Petersburg’s largest department store. It’s vast and is situated right in the heart of St Petersburg. This is a place for shopaholics – and if you’re the person who waits while the other half shops, then you’ll really enjoy the beautiful 18th century neoclassical architecture of the building. Claimed to be the first shopping arcade in the world, the shopping area covers over one kilometre and contains stores selling everything from beauty products, to mink coats!
Address: Nevsky Prospect, 114-115| St Petersburg 191025, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 313-93-13
"One-Stop Business and Shopping since 2010"
Located in the historical centre of St Petersburg, the Nevsky Centre shopping mall has over 100 retail shops spread over 7 floors including a 3-level underground car park. The top floor with spa, gym, yoga, hair salon, and Thai massage centre gets the body in shape, and also houses a rooftop restaurant. Other floors cover a large range of fashion shops ranging from H&M to the high-end brands. Hamleys are here for the wee ones, and all manner of housewares for both budget and extravagant shoppers. Service centres for drycleaning, shoe repairs, pharmacy, groceries, and banks are here and there’s a Business Centre too.
Address: Polyustrovskiy Prospekt, 84A| St Petersburg 194021, Russia | Phone (+7) 931 363-54-52
"Multi-Level Retail and Leisure Complex"
Europolis is a 141,700 square metre shopping mall and entertainment centre in St Petersburg. An average of 25,000 people per day visit this mall which boasts a cinema multiplex, grocery store, electronics and appliances, fashion clothing stores, sports equipment, leather goods, and a food court, as well as an activity park (Angry Birds) for children. Prices are reasonable and the well-lit modern European architecture provides a calm ambience for shopping. There are many cafes where you can stop and rest a while.
Written by Davide C.