Despite being converted into a modern supermarket, Hala Mirowska is worth visiting for its architecture alone. The redbrick pavilion of this 19th-century marketplace is in exceptional condition, and there’s still a …
This huge antiques and bric-a-brac market, held on Sundays in the western suburb of Koło, sells everything from old farm implements and furniture to WWII relics such as rusted German helmets, ammo boxes and shell ca…
Empik stocks a decent selection of English-language books and magazines, along with useful maps. There are other handy central branches at the Wars Sawa Junior and Złote Tarasy shopping malls.
Need an exquisite chandelier? Pick up a Gothic or fin-de-siécle number here. Most end up in museums and palaces, but there are a few pieces available (wall lamps start at 700zł) for the average Joe.
Popular, very central mall behind Warszawa Centralna station, with almost every chain shop you can think of. Its distinctive curved glass roof is clearly visible near the Palace of Culture & Science.
One of the most interesting shops in the Old Town, Lapidarium sells jewellery, folk art, religious art and militaria, including communist-era collectables such as medals and badges.
Talk about a mishmash of items: this shop sells Polish jewellery, carved stoneware and crafts, along with furniture, shells and even musical instruments from across the globe.
Empik has several stores Warsaw-wide, stocking a wide selection of English-language books, magazines and maps. This outlet is within the Wars Sawa Junior shopping mall.
The oldest bronze-metal foundry in Warsaw, in business since 1862. Pick up exceptional pieces in the shape of candleholders, mirror and picture frames, wall lamps etc.
Empik has several stores Warsaw-wide, stocking a wide selection of English-language books, magazines and maps. This outlet is within the Złote Tarasy shopping mall.