65 years ago town market opened on Monchegorskaya street
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65 years ago town market opened on Monchegorskaya street

October 03, 2022

In October 1957, a new town market was opened in Norilsk. The residents called it bazaar.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. It was located on Monchegorskaya street (now it is Kirova street), having moved from the old town, where the shopping points scattered in the October street backyard.

In the Norilsk market, manufactured goods were sold – from fur hats to washcloths. There were also food products, including a terrible deficit – fresh vegetables, herbs, meat and eggs.

In later times, the market was a refuge for black marketers: they sold jeans, fashionable boots. However, now the townspeople often remember sugar cocks on a stick of 15 kopecks per piece and chewing substance, an old analogue of chewing gum, 5 kopecks each.

In the late 1980s, the market moved to Nansen street, to the bus station, where they built a new market building.

In the History Spot’s previous publication, we told that the Flowers store was a summer oasis in winter.

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Text: Svetlana Ferapontova, Photo: Nornickel Polar Branch archive

October 03, 2022

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