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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There are numerous meat sellers at this market, and
the consumer has a wide selection to choose from.
This vendor sells a wide assortment of delicious
Once our camera was seen, Arina was invited to pose
along with this friendly vendor.
Used for either cooking or snacking, fresh herbs are weighed and priced according to the customer's needs.
The Russians are big tropical fish enthusiasts.
A number of vendors offered a nice selection tropical