Billa is a fully stocked supermarket with takeaway food and Communist-era long lines. Smaller, 24-hour markets line B-dul Ştefan cel Mare.
Kiosks selling jewellery, glass and knick-knacks.
On the eponymous square, this modern mall has shops and a cinema; floor 5 offers nourishing, inexpensive prepared foods.
Sells useful maps and books on regional sites.
Family-run shop selling distinctive local black-glazed pottery; you can watch the potters at work from Monday through Saturday.
This long-time local antiques shop sells everything from folk heirlooms and jewellery to rare, expensive icons. It can provide authorised sale certificates for anything that might excite border-point customs agents.
If Moldavia is truly impoverished, you'd never know it from this sleek new hybrid of airport duty-free shops and American-style mega-mall.