Cloth Hall

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  • Address: Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), Rynek Glowny 1 - 3, Krakow, Poland (Stare Miasto)
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 48-124221166
  • Ticket Price: 12 PLN
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Museums, Cafe, Restaurant, Shopping Center, Family And Kids, Architecture , Neighborhoods

Bang in the middle of the Main Market Square, at the heart of this city, is the Cloth Hall (known as Sukiennice in Polish). A commercial space it was used by international traders to barter and sell goods in days of old. Slowly the system of trade changed and now the Cloth Hall houses many commercial shops and stalls. Some call it one of the oldest shopping centres still functioning. And it is a beautiful building, with renovations from different eras. A little pricier than most of the other places, this is prime realty after all, you can pick up many things here, from small souvenirs to jewellery. Also on these levels are many food stalls and cafes, stop for a bite and a lovely view. On the upper floors you will find the Sukiennice museum, which has a premier collection of 19th century Polish art (for non-art aficionados, the 19th century was a particularly productive and influential time for Polish artists) and some great 20th century Polish masters.

  • Buy a coffee at one of the cafes and enjoy a view of the square on the house.
  • You can get souvenirs for less expensive prices and better quality at other shops outside the Market.
  • Flash photography and tripods are not allowed in the museum.
  • Plenty of food stalls and restaurants in the market and around the area.

Cloth Market is open everyday.

Sukiennice Museum

  • Adults : 12 Zloty, Children, students and senior citizens : 6 Zloty.
  • Family ticket (five members) : 24 Zloty.

Tickets to the Terrace

  • Adults : 2 Zloty, Children, students and senior citizens : 1 Zloty.
  • Family ticket (five members) : 4 Zloty.

Museum Timings 

  • Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
  • Sunday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

  • The buses numbered 124, 152, 304, 424, 502 and the trams numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 24 and 52 can be taken here. The stop is the Main Market Square.

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  • Cloth Hall Address: Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), Rynek Glowny 1 - 3, Krakow, Poland (Stare Miasto)
  • Cloth Hall Contact Number: 48-124221166
  • Cloth Hall Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Cloth Hall Price: 12 PLN
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  • 69.42% of people who visit Krakow include Cloth Hall in their plan

  • 46.43% of people start their Cloth Hall visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Cloth Hall

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

53.57% of people prefer walking in order to reach Cloth Hall

People normally club together Czartoryski Museum and Cafe Philo while planning their visit to Cloth Hall.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • I love this place full of crams. They close pretty early. Inside you will find one of the best museums in Poland. National Museum with beautiful paintings from XIX century.

  • Great museum to see some good examples of polish art. The museum is not too big, so you don’t get tired to look too many paintings of you are not a art passionate. In the center of the city so it’s a good place to be if there is rain. If has a coffee with a nice terrace and good views over the main square.

  • Perfect place to visit... A lot of shops A beautiful market Christmas spirit Restaurants with a great variety of cuisines. Polish food and gifts.

  • Beautiful Renaissance building right in the centre of the Old Market Square. In the olden days it was a major centre of international trade. The hall is still full of life as there are many stalls selling souvenirs and local artists work. Upstairs there's a museum that exhibits paintings and sculptures. Well worth a visit.

  • Everything is a tour? Or a walking tour. Everything mostly is a free attraction, this is on the main square, inside you’ve markets. Around the area you’ve markets also. Beautiful lit at night, definitely worth going in to see, worth a visit if you’re in to arts.

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