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Cloth Hall (Sukiennice)

Rynek Glowny 1/3, Krakow 31-042, Poland
012 422 11 66
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Considered the world's oldest shopping mall, the present Renaissance structure dates from 1555 and features in its interior many food stalls and small shops, terrace cafes and flower stands that surround the statue of Adam Mickiewicz.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“stalls selling” (189 reviews)
“amber jewellery” (150 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rynek Glowny 1/3, Krakow 31-042, Poland
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"beautiful building"
in 204 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 189 reviews
"amber jewellery"
in 150 reviews
"the main square"
in 242 reviews
"stall holders"
in 37 reviews
"leather goods"
in 34 reviews
"fridge magnets"
in 25 reviews
"wooden toys"
in 34 reviews
"small stalls"
in 27 reviews
"for sale"
in 66 reviews
"souvenir shopping"
in 29 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 93 reviews
"both sides"
in 27 reviews
"indoor market"
in 37 reviews
"underground museum"
in 60 reviews
"traditional polish"
in 33 reviews
"cloth market"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely building lots of stalls. Not sure how the make a living as a lot of the stalls are the same and the prices are the same and do not vary I bought t shirts and they are good quality and the stall holders helpful...More

Thank farmersue2
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are considering a second visit to Krakow next year, as there is so much to see in this historic and beautiful city ! As It's flat, walking is easy (with shoes that are happy on large cobbled blocks - they're not the usual cobblestones...More

Thank LesleyCol
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of stalls selling arts and crafts gifts. A lot of the shops have the same type of things but well worth a visit. You wouldn't know the stalls were inside unless you walk through square as they are enclosed and from each side you...More

Thank loughmyster
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This market has the usual tourist items and an abundance of amber products to suit every purse. Easy to fine as it is cent4al in the main square

Thank Sue19402014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cloth hall is in the main square and had lots of little stalls selling fantastic trinkets and gifts for taking home

Thank FoodGirl123456789
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once in the Main Square take time to walk through the Cloth Hall. Without stopping to buy, takes ten minutes to be impressed with its construction/ambience, worth the extra time. Market stalls selling mainly craft items.

Thank russell h
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cloth Hall located in the center part of the main Market Square is one of the most characteristic in emblematic monuments in Krakow. Erected in the 13th century, during the reign of Prince Boleslaw. First floor of the cloth Hall is today home to...More

Thank walltim123
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the centre of Main Square you'll find a monumental Sukiennice where you can buy traditional, high quality goods. Worth to visit!

Thank Iwona L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Krakow , pronounced Krak-oof, was the original capital of poland ,it escaped the destruction of world war2, most people in poland consider this as the capital, main square is the the central point with the cloth hall in the the centre,with st mary's Basillica in...More

Thank pranjo49
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seen this place billed as one of the oldest shopping malls. Once inside though it is just another stall lined arcade. Far too many repeated goods eg amber, and plenty of tourist tat. Nice building outside

Thank PipPaul W
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Irishflojo
10 September 2017|
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Response from Brian W | Reviewed this property |
You could try but its not expensive so why bother, they are not extravagant people and are trying to earn a living. The whole area is magical you won't care aboutcthe prices.
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Sophie R
19 November 2016|
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Response from Boovyontour | Reviewed this property |
It only closes on Mondays
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Kenneth L
30 May 2016|
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Response from xxxxx04 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the hours, but it was open on the Monday when we were there.
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