New Holland in Top-10 most interesting shopping districts
New Holland (St. Petersburg) was included in the top 10 most interesting shopping districts of the world according to the Guardian.
Located far from the tourist shops selling “Russian dolls and calendars with Putin”, the man-made triangle island in St. Petersburg was recognized as an art center.
The Journalists noted a unique and unusual place called “Bottle”, situated in the very heart of New Holland, in the inner courtyard of the building. In New Holland there is quite a lot of space for outdoor activities - there is a playground in the shape of a ship, a place for concerts and picnics.
Besides New Holland, the rating included the Dutch city of Leiden, the Montmartre district in Paris, the Distillery District in Toronto and other locations.