If you are planning a trip to Russia next year to attend some of the hottest matches of EURO 2020, you will undoubtedly want to bring back home some traditional Russian souvenirs for your friends and family (and probably for yourself as well). Surely, you don’t want to end up with cheap, low-quality gifts that you’ll regret buying. If you are looking for nice, unique, and authentic gifts from Russia, there are a lot of quality products that you can easily find. 1. Russian dolls Multiple dolls wearing traditional dress fitting inside of each other, and called matryoshka, are still the most popular gift that tourists take back from Russia. According to Russian joke, matryoshkas are full of themselves… Nowadays, it is common to see famous (or even infamous) characters in the iconic form, such as leaders Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. Of course with the Euro 2020 coming, we
6. Dates Dates are a central facet of Middle Eastern culture and they’re especially prevalent during Ramadan where given as gifts or eaten at the conclusion of the fasting period. They’re a wonderfully rich source of fibre, potassium, iron, and magnesium, among other vitamins and minerals. They can also provide many health benefits, especially with regards to increased energy levels. Fresh, gourmet dates are available from Souq Waqif, where almond and hazelnut bars are a must. Different varieties of dates are also available at Carrefour and Lulu Hypermarket, who always carry many varieties at reasonable prices, and high-end gourmet products from Bateel are available citywide. 7. Wooden boxes When it comes to traditional souvenirs of Qatar, it is a mistake not to mention these beautifully-decorated wooden boxes. They come in different sizes, shapes, and patterns. They can make a perfect gift, especially useful for storing small items like jewellery. 8.