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GUM Department Store (Glavny Universalny Magazin)

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Address: Red Square, 3 | Metro Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Moscow, Russia
Phone Number: 495 788-4343
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping
Description: The largest department store in Russia, dating back to the days of the...
The largest department store in Russia, dating back to the days of the tsars, is located opposite the Kremlin in Red Square.
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The mall of luxury brand

Inside the old building facing the Kremlin and the Red Square you will find really any luxury brand you desire. All the last fashion designers collections are present in company... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Inside the old building facing the Kremlin and the Red Square you will find really any luxury brand you desire. All the last fashion designers collections are present in company stores. The best brand for make-up or parfumes, shoes or leather bags or clothes. Dont miss a visit to it while in Moscow.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a beautiful building, but it is a shopping centre and as we live in a global world there's nothing here that you can't get at home. What is good are the food outlets on the top floor - surprisingly reasonably priced given their location. Our tour guide told us that all of the outlets are of the same... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was nice to visit as the inside is very Russian Typical. Inside you can get a very tasty ice cream for 50p (RUB). Super cheap but very tasty and a good experience. Great amount of stores inside.

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Panaji, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This departmental store is conveniently located close to Red Square, housing major brands outlets, cafetaria, eateries, ice cream stalls, etc. it is beautifully illuminated in evenings attracting people and tourists too. Spread over three floors, the beauty is it has bridges connecting two wings on which tables and chairs are laid out for people to enjoy their drinks and eats,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Hard to believe this place existed in the former Soviet Union. Great place to get away from the rain, heat, elements. Lots of high end shopping. Worth a look, even if you are not a shopper.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is just like the Trafford Park but 10 times more expensive. Had to keep a tight grip of my wallet while we walked around here, not because of pick pockets but because my wife wanted to spend spend spend, bless her. If you go to the third floor there is a restaurant there that is really cheap, very surprising... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

http://wp.me/p5Lw9a-91 ... GUM, (The Russian looks like “rym” to me, all the time), is the department store that located right on the opposite of the Kremlin, and it has been nothing but enlightened the beautiful square. The entire department store is big and it has an impressive interior. The building is in 4 rows, and the staircases connected each row... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

it's a mall with a history, located near the Red Square, very beautiful place, where you can shop, dine, relax, eat ice cream and just walk. Most of the stores are luxury and famous brands, so be ready to spend there ))

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

hidden inside the historic exterior this is basically a large shopping mall. Everything was perfect and spotless with a beautiful domed roof but unfortunately for the businesses there were few shoppers actually inside.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A very beautiful building, full of history and it's very important for the architectural heritage of Moscow, but it's always a mall. It's the ideal during cold days. Full of shops from all around the world and full of tourists as well. You can see better things in town.

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