Poland shopping is a treat for tourists who are on the lookout for traditional folk-craft items. Hand made custom jewelry, hand knit clothes, hand stitched leather goods are available at ease and at inexpensive prices too. Open air market places bazary are situated close to city centers where these items are easily available. Krakow is known for its open market in the center of its town square.
For purchases in glass and enamelware shopping poland would be a satisfying experience. Items in silverware, woodcarvings, clay and metal sculptors, hand woven rugs, handmade jewelry and dolls in regional costumes are good purchases. For souvenirs best buys would be woodwork from Polish mountains, decorated Easter willow twigs or traditional ceramics from Bolesławiec.
Shopping poland for shoppers with a taste for western goods need not get disappointed as shopping malls are coming up in all big cities. These shopping centers are equal to any other city in Europe.
Poland shopping hours varies and there are no set timings. From Mon to Fri the timings are 0600-1800/1900, Saturdays and Sundays see short open hours. Night shops open 2000-0800. Supermarkets are open from Mon-Sat 0900- 2000 and bookstores are open from Mon-Fri 1100- 1900.