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Shopping in Warsaw


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As Poland's biggest city and a capital, Warsaw offers great opportunities for shopping. As a business hub, Warsaw is also an oasis for travellers looking for smart clothes at reasonable prices. The city offers fantastic selection of shops, including both national and internationally known brands.

For travelers bored with ordinary mall shopping, Warsaw has also licensed and illegal street vendors that offer wares ranging from clothes, wooden sculptures, cooking pots and anything else you can imagine.

Some of the best known shopping streets:

  • Marszalkowska
  • Nowy Swiat
  • Chmielna
  • Aleje Jerozolimskie
  • Old Town

The biggest malls in Warsaw are:

Shops are usually opened Monady to Friday 10-11 AM to 6-8 PM and 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturdays. There are also many supermarkets of all major European chains where you can shop seven days a week.

Update 17/04/2008


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