The Best Markets In Warsaw, Poland

Julia Wytrazek
Julia Wytrazek | © Culture Trip
Olga Lenczewska

In these times of mass shopping culture at malls and chain shops, open-air markets are becoming rare and unique. Whether you are looking for some organic food, vintage clothing, or antique furniture and paintings, Warsaw is bound to have it. You just have to know where to go, and that’s why we’ve prepared a list of the best markets in Poland’s capital city.

A fruit market

1. Giełda Staroci na Kole


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This flea market offers a large, often eccentric variety of products, from all over the world. Military accessories, porcelain, paintings, furniture, clocks, carpets, cameras, and others. Some of them are historical and bear a lot of cultural value, whilst at the same time maintaining a reasonable price. You can easily bargain, too. Koło Bazar is open at the weekend.

2. Targ Śniadaniowy

Market, Polish

Called ‘breakfast market’, this place is particularly focused on the social part of the first meal of the day, not just the food products. Similarly to BioBazar, it also offers healthy and ecological gastronomic choices. The market is only open on Saturdays or Sundays, depending on the location, which makes it the perfect weekend shopping and meeting place all at once. Targ Śniadaniowy has five different locations around the city, in the most interesting areas. The most charming one is situated near the Oder River, in the Powiśle quarter, and is open on Saturdays.

3. BioBazar

Market, Polish

As you can infer from its name, BioBazar offers various kinds of healthy, often organic, food and cooking accessories. The market mainly focuses on products such as meat, fish and cheese, but also sells vegetables, fruit, pastries, cakes, and cosmetics. The market also has space to sit down for a proper late breakfast or lunch. If you need a rest from the same old supermarket supplies, this is the place to go to.

4. Bazar Różyckiego


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The Różycki bazaar, which is the oldest market in the city and dates back to 1901, during World War II and communism times this market provided people with much-needed ammunition and medical equipment. Interestingly enough, it is located on ‘Market Street’ in the hip Praga quarter. Today, the 300 sellers at Bazar Różyckiego offer various products such as clothes, food and different accessories.

5. Targowisko Banacha & Hala Banacha


The two conjoined markets, one outdoor and one indoor, together constitute the biggest market in the whole of Warsaw. Legend has it that it is as old as the rule of prince Trojden the I (14th century). Its modern version has been around since the beginning of the last century and was mainly set up to sell fruits and vegetables. Back then the market was famous for its then-rare running water. Today, you can find there just about anything, from food stalls and domestic appliances to clothes, children’s necessities and jewelry.
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