The legend says that Peter Eliseev a laborious gardener managed to deliver fresh raspberries for Count Sheremetyev and his guests for Christmas dinner and got a freedom for such a wonderful surprise. With little money and big diligence and persistence Eliseev became No 1 merchant in St. Petersburg delivering the most rare and unique food to the most demanding clients.
By the order of "Brothers Eliseev" Co in 1902 architect Baranovsky is building beautiful shop in Art Nouveau style with its luxurious exterior trim, stained-glass windows and frontispiece sculptures. The marvellous interior is supposed to show off the prosperity and to attract customers.
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