Shopping

Market in Warsaw

Hala Mirowska

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 …
Market in Warsaw

Koło Bazaar

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…
Books in Warsaw

Empik

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.
Homewares in Warsaw

Wyrobów Oświetleniowych

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.
Mall in Warsaw

Złote Tarasy

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.
Art in Warsaw

Lapidarium

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.
Jewellery in Warsaw

Neptunea

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.
Books in Warsaw

Empik

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.
Art in Warsaw

Pracownia Sztuki Dekoracyjnej

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.
Books in Warsaw

Empik

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.