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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Rynek Glowny 1/3, Krakow 31-042, Poland
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012 422 11 66
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Reviewed yesterday

A tiny exotic bazaar was not what I expectef to find in Krakow, but that's sort of what this is inside. Outside it is a nice historical building, fitting very well into the environment.

Thank Ideatroll
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had read plenty of reviews before coming to Krakow that said the cloth hall was a "must see" and a great place to buy souvenirs, but I disagree. I thought that this would be more of a local artisan shop but a lot of...More

Thank Hilary V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Packed full of small stall holders selling lots of traditional gifts. The ceiling is decorated with emblems and crests from various regions. Well worth a visit

Thank petermac68
Reviewed 2 days ago

A visually stunning piece of architecture that is the centerpiece of the Market Square. There are a couple of museums in the complex. In the central passageway that runs though the ground floor there are vendors. Some is typical tourist items, but there are some...More

Thank W-Hartford_CT
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Parked my husband in the Hard Rock Cafe on the square while I went into Cloth Hall. It's all souvenir stalls, quite repetitive, so you don't need to stop at them all, but if you need to buy any presents to take home then it's...More

1  Thank cooktea
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautifully architecture and lovely shops which cater from snacks to leather bags, fur and souvenirs.

Thank Sy_Adventures
Reviewed 4 days ago

This building dominates the main square and is impressive from the outside, inside is a totally different story although the ceiling and layout is impressive it is full of tourist trap souvenir booths. They all sell the same items spread out throughout the whole building...More

Thank Kep70
Reviewed 4 days ago

Surrounded by lots of bars, restaurants and shops in the very centre of the old market square. Has a small market stall inside which was quite interesting to take a look at, but the building is impressive. Wouldn't take long to look around perhaps 15...More

Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous building with quite a lot of significant history but it's a shame it's filled with tacky and expensive souvenirs.

Thank Jordanny
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning building in the middle of the main square. Shops and restaurants in the collanade under the building.

Thank Steve B
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11 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.
Sophie R
19 November 2016|
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Response from Boovyontour | Reviewed this property |
It only closes on Mondays
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.