Wanting to avoid the high prices of Zurich’s designer shops? Look no further than these flea markets and second-hand shops where it’s possible to pick up a bargain, find a unique treasure or the perfect hand-made souvenir.
The Gallery is a luxury, second-hand store that features racks full of internationally known brands for affordable prices. The store divides its goods up into six “worlds of experience”: jeans, casual trendy, affordable luxury, modern contemporary and accessories. If you’re in need of a mid-shopping pick-me-up, there is also an in-store juice bar serving fresh fruit juices.
The Gallery, Löwenstrasse 40, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland, +41 43 343 95 71
Housed in a former locksmith’s workshop in the heart of Zurich’s Old Town, Limited Stock is the place to go for unique artisanal, handmade crafts and artefacts from Switzerland and around the world. Their mission is to find rare items and share them with curious clients, so it’s guaranteed that you’ll find something odd, but definitely unique.
Limited Stock, Spiegelgasse 22, Zürich, Switzerland, +41 43 268 56 20
The Kanzlei Flea Market is one of Zurich’s biggest. It’s said that on a few occasions, vendors have camped out on the square to secure the best spot to sell their wares. It’s possible to buy almost anything at this market from antiques, to electronics that are on the verge of kicking the bucket. With over 400 vendors battling for attention it can be an incredibly hectic affair.