Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), Krakow

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Located in the middle of the main square, Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) is one of the city's most recognizable architectural landmarks. The Renaissance building was once the center of international clothing trade (thus its name). In the final decades of the 19th century, it was converted into an art museum and became a major cultural venue. The grand halls house one of the largest permanent exhibits of Polish art, arranged by historical period and theme. Take a self-guided tour of the upper-floor galleries to see noted works by Josef Chelmonski, Aleksander Gierymski, Jan Matejko, and Jacek Malczewski. The ground floor features a busy market where you can purchase handmade crafts and souvenirs. Work out when and for how long to visit Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and other Krakow attractions using our handy Krakow day trip planning site.
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  • The present-day market hall dates from the 1870s, after the authorities decided to rebuilt the old Renaissance style structure. However, the site has a much longer history. It all started with two...  more »
  • It's a very historical structure which sparks the imagination of what came before. I could picture merchants in silly hats hawking their goods in a much less spiffy version of this building. Now, you....  more »
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  • Had an amazing experience. Great building once you will enter market it will take you back in time. Many many shops inside you can buy different kind of stuff. The night view of building is just incredible. It looks more beautiful in night. Lots of resturants around this hall.
  • This is amazing place. Old town. Wonderful place. Here you can get beautiful gifts from Krakow and Poland. Surrounded by top restaurants. This is must see and visit place. I am always coming back here. LOVE.

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