We suggest that some excellent insights
into Togliatti and the surrounding Volga Region can be viewed through
the "cultural window" provided by an examination of this city's
largest market. Located in what is referred to as the "New Town", the
market is open only on Saturday's and Sunday's, and attended by
literally thousands of citizens.
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The interesting exterior of the pyramid shaped Avtozavodskoy
District market place.
This "human corridor" leads to the interior
market, and must be negotiated from early morning until late afternoon.
Once inside, the marketplace is a hotbed of shopping
Fresh produce abounds. This fruit looks delicious
and actually has taste!