Shopping

Souvenirs include pottery, porcelain, wooden carvings, hand-embroidered clothing and food items. There are a number of excellent shops specialising in glass and crystal, while various associations of regional artists and crafts people run their own retail outlets. Some of the most famous brands are Modra and Tatran, which have an international reputation for craftsmanship.

Other special purchases include folk ceramics from all regions of the Slovak Republic and woodcarvings from the eastern and central parts of Slovakia (Spissk Bel, Michalovce and Kyjatice). Shopping hours: 0900-1800 Monday to Friday. 0900-1200 Saturday.

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