We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gostiny Dvor

35, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
+7 812 710-54-08
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
St Petersburg Shore Excursion: City Tour with Peter and Paul Fortress and...
More Info
and up
St. Petersburg Walking Tour
More Info
and up
Saint Petersburg City Tour in One Day
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Built in the mid-1700s, this huge, block-long department store has evolved into a shopping mall over time and is considered one of the first shopping malls in the world.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
35, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
+7 812 710-54-08
Write a Review
Reviews (137)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Laid out as a series of concessions, this is a sprawling shop, with lots of different things for both locals and tourists. However, our walking tour did not allow for much time indoors, mainly using the building as a toilet stop for those that required...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I walked and walked through small shops With staff and hardly any customers. On the ground floor it was mostly souvenirs, purses, shawls, toys, pens and some groceries, and on the first floor there were in one part very boring women's clothing and fur shop...More

Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 24 September 2016

From the outside and from the historical perspective - it is OK and even interesting. Just don't go inside. Please. Once you are in, it is almost impossible to get out. And you walk through miles of goods that are of absolutely no interest to...More

4  Thank Ronit4
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place has over 300 years history, it is quite big,and there you can find any souvenir, from a simple fridge magnet to a sophisticated jewel. Elegant shops selling ceramics, hand painted, caviar and so on. The perfectest place to find everything under one roof.

Thank Siyana R
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

So this is the old shopping centre and has been modernised for today's shopping needs. It has everything. We found a great vintage camera shop and souvenir shop with babushka half the price of Moscow! The building is amazing. Take a walk on the top...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Gostiny Dvor is one of many architectural sites in St. Petersburg in general and on Nevsky Prospect in particular. The building houses a number of stores selling mostly items of interest to tourists such as souvenirs or jewelry. This is certainly worth a walk-though, especially...More

1  Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Our private guide took us by St. Petersburg's largest and oldest department store, Gostiny Dvor. It is one of Nevsky Prospekt's most famous landmarks, and has been at the center of trade in the city for 250 years. You might say that Empress Elizabeth created...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Used to be (and still) central department store with dozens of shop. But if you are not into shopping, it is worth to come just to see the building.

Thank Tal R
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Directly above a metro station and right on Nevsky Prospekt you'll have no trouble finding this place. Filled with high-end shops, it is nothing special, until you go out onto the verandah on the first floor. At 1km in length you can get some amazing...More

1  Thank Aussieeod
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This place is famous for being a large old shopping center of St. Petersburg. Nice to visit for those who are interested in shopping.

Thank Nadezhda D
Nearby Restaurants
L'Europe Restaurant
304 reviews
.13 km away
290 reviews
.08 km away
Konditerskaya Sever
625 reviews
.15 km away
Lobby Bar Grand Hotel Europe
98 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pl Iskusstv (Arts Sq)
42 reviews
.12 km away
Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria
54 reviews
.14 km away
Armenian Apostolic Church of St. Catherine
45 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gostiny Dvor staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines