Krakow offers a variety of shopping options.

IMPORTANT: From March 2018 prohibition of trade on Sunday was introduced in Poland. 


Shopping Centers are popular in Krakow. You can find there all the newest brands and coolest shops all in one place, as well as get all your shopping needs and grab something to eat. In Poland Shopping Malls are commonly named „Galeria” (Gallery). Do not confuse it with Art Gallery. Below you may read about the most popular Krakow’s malls:

Serenada - Al. Gen.T. Bora-Komorowskiego 41 
Bonarka - Kamieńskiego 11 st.
Galeria Kazimierz - Podgórska 34 st.
Galeria Krakowska -  Pawia 5 st. (5 min from the Ignatianum)
Galeria Bronowice - Stawowa 61 st.


Open-air markets (pl targ) are the best places to get the best local products at lower prices. Products are ecological, seasonal and traditional. You can find there fresh food, local specialties, regional products and literally anything else you can think of. Cash payment only. Below you may read about the most popular Krakow’s markets:

  • HALA TARGOWA - at the heart of the Grzegorzki district, one can find the biggest flee market the city has to offer. The Hala Targowa is one place where you can get anything right from vegetables and fruits to wristwatches, pottery and even antique artefacts that one can only stumble upon by chance (address: Grzegórzecka 3).
  • STARY KLEPARZ - a tradition of over 800 years, this large, covered marketplace located  just in the north of the Barbican offers bargain prices and the best selection in the city for local produce, fruit, meat and cheese, in addition to spices, socks, sweaters etc. (address: Rynek Kleparski).
  • TARG PIETRUSZKOWY - organic and natural food, grown, bred and produced within approx. 150 km from Kraków and sold directly. Targ Pietruszkowy is unique also because it operates on a non-profit basis. (address: Kalwaryjska 9-15, Plac Niepodległości)