The old town area, or “rynek” as it is called in Polish, is the place where all visitor of Rzeszów undoubtedly will be drawn. The market square, which is the beating heart of the old quarters, and the streets leading off it, are home to numerous small shops and boutiques where you can find a wealth of handcrafted items. The pedestrianized streets of ul. 3 Maja, Kościuszki and Grunwaldzka are particularly pleasant areas to do some shopping whilst taking in the grandeur of the 17th century burghers’ houses.
Speciality Polish craft items to look out for include paper cut-outs, woodcarving, tapestries, embroidery, pottery, hand painted glassware, wooden boxes and chests.
For the high street fashions, head out to the malls such as Galeria Graffica on ul. Lisa Kuli 19, Europa II on Al Pitsudskiego 34, Galeria Agora and Galeria Lazur.