While tooling around the six-story arcaded buildings lining the way, you’ll find several curiosities. First and foremost, don't miss the gorgeously restored 'Markiza' neon sign at the corner of os. Centrum A and al. Jana Pawła II. Though the cake shop it advertised is long gone, the sign stands out as the area's most nostalgic memento from the PRL era. Perhaps the most timeless shop in Nowa Huta is Cepelix. Specialising in Polish folk art and design, this amazing gift shop is like none other thanks to the original 50s interior featuring long chandeliers and a white coffer ceiling covered in colourful hand-painted ceramic plates. The character of this place hasn’t changed a bit and as such it’s a great place to buy sheepskins, lacework, famous Bolesławiec pottery, and even Nowa Huta souvenirs. Nearby is a typical milk bar (bar mleczny), one of the Soviet era worker cafeterias which still thrive in the district. If you think that can't be topped, only a few doors down Aleja Róż behold, if you dare, the hideously outdated interiors of the famous Stylowa Restaurant - one of the only places to eat in NH that isn’t a milk bar; once one of the most exclusive restaurants in town, this place carries on in the same spirit as the day it opened with an interior that has hardly changed over the years. In between these two throwbacks, however, you'll find Good Lood - Kraków's best ice cream parlour; in fact, there are two Good Lood locations directly across from each other on Aleja Róż, adding some much needed colour, modernity and excitement to the neighbourhood. Open even in winter, this is a requisite stop and well-earned reward for trekking around Nowa Huta.
Bar Mleczny Centralny
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Osiedle Centrum C3, Nowa Huta
Until recently the only proper sit-down restaurant in the vicinity of Nowa Huta's