"Explore The Cloth Market" Cloth Hall - Sukiennice Tip by Pawtuxet

Cloth Hall - Sukiennice, Krakow: 89 reviews and 149 photos

by Pawtuxet
  • Explore The Cloth Market - Krakow
  • Interiors of Cloth Market - Krakow
      Interiors of Cloth Market
    by Pawtuxet
  • Explore The Cloth Market - Krakow
  • Explore The Cloth Market - Krakow
  • Explore The Cloth Market - Krakow

The Cloth Market is the long building in the center of the stone paved square. It's a wonderful structure on its own...and then when inside...you'll discover that it is filled with all the things you thought you might find for soulvenirs and keepsakes. If the weather is inclement, it's a good place to spend the afternoon without getting cold and wet. The things I like are the blue "peacocks's eye" pottery which has been becoming popular in the US (better selection in Cloth market, of course...and better prices). There are native costumes, crystal glasses, jewelry, and warm slippers. All sort of things to dazzle and delight.
The interior of the market is set up like stalls on either side of the length of the building. Each stall is a different vendor. One might have hand bags, the next dishes...and so forth.

Address: Rynek Glowny
Directions: Historical centre.
Phone: 012 422 11 66
Website: http://alekrakow.pl/zabytki-krakowa/sukiennice

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 19, 2008
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  • TooTallFinn24's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2016 at 8:53 AM

    The title of the market is deceiving but still seductive. A must see for sure!

    • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
      Apr 26, 2016 at 2:40 PM

      I agree. If I learned why it's named Cloth... I've forgotten. I always wander through, but would rather buy in small shops and better yet, from the artist or craftsman.


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