The Best Local Shopping Spots in Krakow

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Krakow? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Absurdalia Cafe – Hand-made souvenirs

Absurdalia Cafe – Hand-made souvenirs

Image by Zuzanna Dziurda

“Absurdalia Cafe” in Krakow can be described as ‘absurd’, but also austere, cosy and with playful events organised frequently. I like the Story Cubes night

Full Article by Zuzanna Dziurda

Christmas Market – Christmas all around

Christmas Market – Christmas all around

Image by Ewelina Tłuczek

The “Christmas Market”, between Sukiennice and St Mary’s Church, is one of the best in Europe. If you’re here in December, you just can’t miss it!

Full Article by Ewelina Tłuczek

De Revolutionibus – Celestial spheres

De Revolutionibus – Celestial spheres

Image by Kalina Tyrkiel

“De Revolutionibus” in Krakow is a bookstore that brings together the two most sublime pleasures in life. Yes, Literature and coffee. Books in English, too

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Huta Piwa – Beer = Passion

Huta Piwa – Beer = Passion

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“Huta Piwa” Krakow is known as the biggest beer store in the whole district. With over 350 beers to choose from, you’re bound to find a beer or two to bring.

Full Article by Zuzanna Dziurda

Jak Wam Się Podoba – Multilingual bookshop

Jak Wam Się Podoba – Multilingual bookshop

Image by Kalina Tyrkiel

“Jak Wam Się Podoba” Krakow, named after Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’, carries books in many languages and it’s the ultimate shop for Polish literature.

Full Article by Kalina Tyrkiel

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