Matryoshka Dolls are one of the most popular tourist’s souvenir in Moscow. In this article you can find out whose faces you can see on matryoshkas and which ones are most popular amoung tourists who come to Moscow.
Salespeople say that mostly all the tourists do not like the matryoshkas with the faces of famous politicians even they’ve done something good for their countries. Nevertherless in the most souvenir shops of Izmailovo Flea market you can find matreshkas with Putin or Obama faces alongside with Merkel and Sarkozi. The most favourite matryoshkas with the faces of Russian or US Presidents but even they are sold not like traditional matryoshkas with the faces of Russian “baba”.