What's new in Bonarka

A new, larger Reserved showroom has already been opened.

The Reserved store has returned to the Bonarka shopping center. A new shop is waiting for customers in a fresh arrangement. Showroom has moved to another place - the store will operate on two levels, on which the full offer of the brand will be available.
Currently, the brand's offer includes interesting models for the party season and gift ideas. Feel invited for a shopping!

TIGERANDBEAR perfumery in Bonarka!

The largest selection of fragrances and cosmetics of the world's best brands, unique cosmetics and make-up products, a beauty salon and Barber Shop - all this is waiting for you at the level 0, by the fountain. On
There will be prepared a lot of presents and attractions for the opening. We are glad to invite you to the Grand Opening on November 24.

The e-obuwie.pl stand is already open

The e-obuwie.pl offers break thru service esize.me
Thanks to advanced technology, the esize.me scanner is able to create 3D model of foot.
The scanning process takes few seconds and is free of charge. Then you can log in to esize.me on tablets on eobuwie.pl stands to make purchases.

The great opening of a new toy store!

Welcome to the fabulous world of Mr. Klocek
The great opening of a new toy store!
Enjoy shopping at attractive prices Mr Klocek level +1 next to the Adidas store!

Plantwear in Bonarka - a great opening!

From Sep. 8th at the level 0 you will find a Plantwear stand. It is a Polish manufacturer of wooden watches, spectacles, bracelets and phone cases. Hand-made, modern designs and natural materials - that's how you can recognize Plantwear products. Be sure to visit them on the opening day: you'll get a free gadget as well
as 15% discount on the entire offer!

About us

About us

The Bonarka City Center was opened on 21 November 2009 as the “new urban centre”. BCC is a contemporary interpretation of the streets and marketplaces network. The building was constructed from high-quality natural materials (stone, wood, glass). The selection of materials used on the façade and elevation reflects the industrial past of the area and refers to a traditional metropolitan shopping arcade present in the building development of Polish cities at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.


The glass surfaces that cover the complex have been designed to let through as much natural light as possible. Skylights framed by brick walls make the interiors look as if bathed in light. The unusual design is also highlighted by golden and almost white granite on the floor that gives passageways and streets additional warmth.


The square with a unique fountain is the most characteristic place in the whole Bonarka centre. There are three huge pavilions which feature cosy coffee and cake shops designed as a combination of beams and arched pillars made from glued timber located in the main passageways. Wooden bridges bring different spaces together while glass and metal balustrades create typical urban atmosphere.


Basic figures:

  • Commercial space: over 92,000 sq.m;
  • Total space: 234,000 sq.m.;
  • 230 brands, including main tenants: Auchan, Leroy Merlin, Cinema City, Media Expert;
  • Over 30 restaurants and coffee shops;
  • 3,200 free parking spots;


Bonarka is a unique place in the Kraków’s landscape. It is a part of Podgórze, a historic district situated on the southern bank of the Vistula River. Since the end of the 19th century it had been the site of the Cement Factory. In 1948, using some of the old machinery, the Bonarka National Phosphates Factory was founded here. Later its name was changed to the Bonarka Chemical Factory. It was finally shut down in 2003.


Years of negligence, overexploitation and lack of care resulted in the destruction of the Bonarka’s premises. Its thorough recultivation was necessary to create a people-friendly urban development. It’s one of the biggest, if not the biggest, recultivation project of a former industrial plant in Poland. BCC is an example of comprehensive operations on three different levels (ecology, infrastructure and social function) fully funded by the investor.


Preparation of the premises included:


  • Recultivating the industrial site of the former Bonarka Chemical Factory, which consisted of demolition works (55,000 m³), removing sedimentation tanks filled with waste (calcium fluoride, ca. 210,000 tons), removing hot spots and levelling works. The investor’s expenditure was 11.6 million EUR.
  • Rebuilding and expanding the water and sewage system, the drainage system as well as the heating and gas system around the centre. The cost amounted to more than 300,000 EUR.
  • Rebuilding and expanding the transport system around the centre connected with the city road infrastructure, which significantly facilitated smooth and easy access to the whole complex as well as connected and activated the investment site of ca. 30 hectares around the BCC at the same time. All the road investments, fully funded by the investor, were granted to the City of Kraków. The investor’s expenditure for this purpose was 16.1 million EUR.

How to get to the Center




Access by bus

You will conveniently reach Bonarka by one of the public bus lines no. 144, 164, 169, 173, 174, 179 and 184.


Coming from the city center, take the lines 144, 164, 169, 173 or 179 southbound and get off at the “Bonarka” or “Puszkarska” stop (line 164).


Coming from the vicinity of Prokocim, choose line 144, 173 or 184 and get off at the “Bonarka” stop.


Coming from Kurdwanów or Wola Duchacka, choose line 164, 169, 174 or 179 and get off at the “Bonarka” or “Puszkarska” stop (line 164).



Access by car

Coming from the center or south of Cracow head for Kamieńskiego street.


Coming from Huta Sendzimira, exit to Kamieńskiego from Aleja Powstańców Śląskich.


Coming from Kurdwanów, turn into Puszkarska in front of the bus depot.


Driving the A4 motorway, take the “Łagiewniki” exit and then, going along Turowicza street, take the “CH Bonarka” exit heading to Przyjaźni Polsko-Węgierskiej street.



Commercial space leasing.

If you are interested in leasing of commercial space in Bonarka City Center please contact us.








Main leasing contact:

Justyna Balawejder-Nowak
Tel: +48 12 298 60 20


Media contact


Marek Thorz
tel. 504 108 936








Cracow October 08th, 2018.

They move, play and scare. The best photos of the leading Polish photojournalists, which will be presented from 10th to 24th of October in Bonarka. The exhibition consists of 250 best works of the prestigious Grand Press Photo competition. Among them is a photo of 2017 by Adam Lach. It will be the only such exhibition in Krakow.

read more (Polish):

Świat i Polska w obiektywie. Wystawa GRAND PRESS PHOTO znowu w Bonarce

Recent press releases (Polish):

Wielkie Kolędowanie z Teatrem KTO w Bonarce

Raper Bro spotka się z fanami w Bonarce

Polskie One Direction w Bonarce

Doktor Ania w Empiku w Bonarce
Robert Biedroń w Empiku w Bonarce

Dynamit polskiej sceny muzycznej w Bonarce
Bonarka świętuje na słodko 9. urodziny

Opening hours

Sun - Thu 10:00-21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00-22:00
Mon - Fri 8:00-22:00
Saturday 7:00-22:00
Sunday 9:00-22:00
According to the repertoire
Mon-Thu 7:00-21:30
Fri - Sat 7:00-21:30
Sunday 9:00-21:30

Bonarka Shopping Center


Kamieńskiego 11

30-644 Cracow, Poland



10:00 – 21:00 (everyday)

Tel. +48 12 298 60 00

Shopping mall Office


09:00 – 17:00 (Mon-Fri)

Tel. +48 12 298 60 01

Fax. +48 12 298 60 02



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