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Top Choice Market in Kyiv

Kurazh Bazar

Kurazh Bazar is a fantastic monthly weekend flea market on Kyiv's left (east) bank. You'll find some 400 vendors selling all manner of new and used clothes, antiques and bric-a-brac, in addition to plenty of street …
Top Choice Chocolate in Lviv

Lvivska Maysternya Shokoladu

A chocoholic's dream, nothing quite prepares you for this branch of Lviv's most famous franchise export. Over several floors of a seemingly endlessly vertical old townhouse, you'll find countless cafe tables intersp…
Top Choice Clothing in Kyiv

Vsi. Svoi

The ‘biggest store selling Ukrainian brands in the world’ (as it markets itself) is strategically set on the central bul Khreshchatyk. Set over four floors, it carries a huge selection of all things Ukrainian-made. …
Top Choice Food in Lviv

Lvivska Maysternya Pryanykiv

This award-winning gingerbread shop is a must-see, even if you are on a sugar-free diet. The delicious tooth-rotters are decorated in everything from Ukrainian tridents and embroidery motifs to The Simpsons and funn…
Top Choice Market in Kyiv

Bessarabsky Rynok

Kyiv's beautiful, light-filled, central market, built in 1910–12 for traders coming to Kyiv from Bessarabia, is not to be missed. The arrangements of colourful fruit, vegetables and flowers are nothing less than wor…
Top Choice Clothing in Lviv

Etno-Halereya

If you are in the market for some traditional Ukrainian folk costume and have rather a large budget, this vintage emporium sells the real thing with exquisitely crafted vyshyvanky (embroidered tunics), ruchnyky (orn…
Clothing in Kyiv

Laska

Laska is a charity shop that sells both secondhand items and new clothing by Ukrainian designers. There are lovely notebooks, leather wallets and purses, and very stylish backpacks and messenger bags.
Chocolate in Odesa

Lviv Handmade Chocolate

Lviv chocolate embassy in the heart of Odesa is a paradise for cocoa lovers. The chocolates come in many forms and there's a rich selection of candies to buy or enjoy on a comfy terrace.
Market in Odesa

Starokonny Market

It's like the grungy old-school uncle of European flea markets – there is nothing neat or touristy about Starokonny. It seems like every semi-intact item Odessites throw in the rubbish ends up here. There are heaps …
Market in Yaremche

Souvenir Market

You haven't seen a Ukrainian souvenir market until you've visited Yaremche's, surely western Ukraine's largest. Now reaching absurd dimensions, it's centred around a beauty spot where a footbridge crosses the tumbli…