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Izmailovo Market

Russia is one of the most diverse countries that offer different experiences. As far as shopping is concerned, there are multiple shopping markets in Russia. But if you are looking to shop for Russian artistry, craft items, antiquity, and painting, you must visit Izmailovo Market. It is one of the best places for shopping in Russia that is situated next to Partizanskaya Metro Station. Notably, you can find the best Russian products at a reasonable cost. Moreover, there are hundreds of traders who sell classic paintings, handmade items, art, books, bags, fashion wear, and many more items.

Collect souvenirs and make your Russia tour more remarkable. Birchbark boxes, Zhostovo trays, patchwork, and rugs are some best options for you. On top of that, you can buy art, craft, and gift items to take back home for your friends and family. Izmailovo Market is an ideal place for those who are looking for a budget-friendly shopping experience in Russia. Overall, it is one of the best spots for shopping where you can shop progressively and spend less.

Overview of Izmailovo Market

Location Izmaylovskoye Shosse, Moscow, Russia
Time required 1-2 Hours
Timing 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Known as Vernisazh Market

Recommended For

This market of Moscow is an ideal place for shopaholics who love to shop art, handicraft items, and Russian Souvenirs.


  • Explore the tourist attractions of Moscow while shopping.
  • Know about the culture of Russia through its authentic Russian handmade crafts.
  • Discover all the three levels of this market for a better shopping experience on your Russia tour.
  • Visit the well-preserved historical attractions near the market.

About Izmailovo Market

Izmailovo Market is a 17th-century market that is located beside the Izmailovo Kremlin. Russia is one of those countries where you can find numerous street markets. However, Izmailovo Market is one of the special ones as it lets you buy authentic souvenirs at a reasonable cost.. In Russian culture, everything that has lasted over fifty years is considered antique. And Izmailovo Market is exactly the hub for all these things.

Apart from this, there are many other items that you can buy such as paintings, furniture, carpets, and clothes. When it comes to shopping for famous things, you should not miss bronze candlesticks, ancient jewelry, and old books.

You will find many designers, collectors, and decorators in this market who present the items that you will like to bring home back. The atmosphere of Izmailovo Market indeed has elements that will delight you even when you are not shopping. But if you are willing to buy the antique items of Russia, it is recommended that you must visit this market in the morning time.

It is because most of the antique items sell out within a few hours as soon as the market opens.

And the best part about this market, there are chances of bargaining for you. In order to do the bargaining, you can observe the local people, who are shopping in this market.

In recent decades, this market has become a well-known place in Moscow for shopping for souvenir items and handmade items. Moreover, there are many forms of art that you can admire and would like to purchase. Matryoshka dolls to paintings, leather, antiques, and relics of the former Soviet Union's relics are some of the best things to buy in Izmailovo Market. If you want to buy souvenirs, Khokhloma, Gzhel, and Lacquer boxes are the best choices. This market is simply a treasure trove of souvenirs items and Russian crafts that you can purchase at an affordable cost.

Interesting Facts about Izmailovo Market

  • Days from Friday to Sunday are considered the best to shop in this market of Moscow.
  • The market area is divided into two segments, Izmailovsky Vernisazh and Flea Market.
  • You can explore galleries, stadiums, and stalls along with shopping.
  • You can witness Russian culture and modernity at the same time.