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Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

This is not a shopping post. Stores close by 8 PM on weekdays, 6 PM on Saturdays, and are closed all day on Sundays. Bratislava is an easy trip for a Sunday shopping fix; and Prague has stores and a mall filled with European labels (and they are open on Sundays). - Nov 13, 2017
I prefer experiences (and there are many to be had here). Specialty local items -all I can think of are snowglobes (invented here), lederhosen and dirnls, wine. - Mar 24, 2015
Julius Meinl coffee, antiques at the Vienna flea market on Saturdays at the Naschmarkt, great white wine (Grunerveltliner). - Jul 18, 2014
All sorts of cultural experiences (opera, ballet, etc.)...and regional travel. - Mar 19, 2014
Dirndls and Lederhosen. - Aug 23, 2013
I am not that much of a shopper, but I do enjoy the flea markets and antique stores. I know other people who shop for clothes and such here, but I just think that's nuts. Crazy expensive and poor quality. - May 12, 2013
Travel, nights out on the town, concerts. - Jan 16, 2013
Local travel. - Aug 6, 2011
Experiences more than items. Music classes, instruments, tours,and trips to see the rest of Europe. Wonderful locally-grown (and very healthy) food, but it is expensive. - Aug 5, 2011
Tourist kitsch; antiques; art; clothing; food. - Aug 15, 2009
Crafts at Christmas markets; Polish pottery. - Aug 5, 2009
Glassware, ceramics and art, sightseeing -- which can also be very cheap if you wish. - Jul 23, 2009
None. - May 21, 2008
Well, not local, but Polish pottery. They also have these Easter markets with an unbelievable amount of lavishly decorated eggs. - Apr 4, 2008
I have never been able to realize what that item could be. - Jan 11, 2008