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Over the last 2 years, there has been huge growth in the number of shopping malls and department stores in Moscow, and with the arrival of MEGA mall next to our IKEA stores, as well as the smaller centers and department stores downtown, there are plenty of choices for retail therapy!

Mega mall in Moscow


2 in Moscow - at IKEA Khimki and IKEA Teply Stan

Mega Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in Europe and includes a huge Auchan hypermarket, skating rink, cinema, food court and hundreds of Russian and Western retail outlets including Zara, Mango, and Mexx.


33 Zemlyanoy Val, M: Kursky

Another very large shopping Mall in the centre of Moscow, with all the usual facilities. Also has Atriland, the biggest children's entertainment centers in Moscow.


Krasnaya Ploschad M: Teatralnaya

GUM is Moscow's most famous shopping centre, originally the official state department store. It sits alongside Red Square and houses all the top brand names, popular Western retailers and plenty of places to have coffee or lunch.


Manezh Ploschad Metro: Okhotny Ryad

The Manezh shopping centre is close to Red Square. It is spread out over 3 floors, with shops and restaurants and a large food-court.