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Bring back: dolls, paints, amber necklaces, Carpate wood carvings, rugs and embroidery, simple paintings. In Kiev, the enormous market held every weekend in the Republic's central stadium is well worth a visit. Traditional crafts are sold there: boxes, plates and spoons made from painted wood, pottery, embroidery and woolen blankets. Shopss are normally open between 9am and 6pm from Monday to Friday (closed at lunchtime) and 9am to noon on Saturday. In Kiev, many shops remain open over the weekend.