Shopping, Fashion

Prague was never going to be on a par with London or New York for shopping, but even though the centre of Prague is now full of new, shiny shopping malls full of international high street chains. But there are still some local shops worth searching out.


Where to Shop? The majority of shops are situated directly in the centre of Prague in Wenceslas Square, Národní třída, Vinohradská and Pařížská Street in close vicinity to the Old Town Square. Prague also has several big markets where you can buy practically everything and much cheaper.


What souvenir to buy? The Czech Republic is traditionally known worldwide for its production of glass and porcelain. These can make very nice gifts at reasonable prices. Other suggestions for what to buy include Czech handicrafts, ceramics, Czech garnets and antiques. Prague has dozens of antiquarian book shops that can yield some excellent finds. Many second-hand shops have interesting supplies of brooches, mirrors, brooches etc.

Shopping in Prague

Together with the opening up of the economy after the collapse of the communist regime the supply of all goods in Prague has been fundamentally extended. Recently, big western brands, luxury boutiques, fast-food brands like KFC and McDonalds are appearing all around the city. Most shopping malls and arcades are …

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Visiting Shops

The mixture in Prague of top-end fashion, lower-end kitsch and unique market stalls appeals to virtually everyone. However, if you wish to purchase luxury clothes or electrical goods, you have a better chance of finding them at home for a cheaper price. For antique enthusiasts, Prague offers countless antiquarian book …

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Prague Markets

If you want to buy something different or save some money try Prague’s markets. Some markets sell just fruit and vegetables; others target tourists and sell handcrafts etc. They might seem a bit tacky but there are goodies to be found, sometimes quite interesting stuff. You can find many markets …

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Prague Christmas Markets

Prague Christmas markets start on 26 November and run daily throughout December until 1 January. Markets are usually open from 09.00 until 19.00 (food stands until midnight). Major markets are located around Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square while smaller ones can be found around Havelska Trziste, Namesti Miru and …

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Prague Easter Markets

The atmosphere of a beautiful blossom garden should be felt by Prague’s visitors when strolling around Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square. There are about 90 Easter market stalls on Old Town Square and 60 on Wenceslas Square, as well as other food stalls. During the Easter holidays there is …

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