The main Prague shopping area runs down Wenceslas Square, along Na Příkopě and into Republic Square. Around the Old Town Square and in the Lesser Town small stores sell art, crystal and tourist souvenirs. Pařížská has luxury international boutique shops.
Around the Old Town Square there are small shops selling Bohemian crystal, arts and crafts and tourist souvenirs, along with international boutique shops. Market stalls are erected at various times throughout the year (at Christmas, Easter and for festivals). These stock hand-crafted and seasonal products.|
Karlova Street is busy day and night with tourists winding their way between the Old Town Square and Charles Bridge. Lining the route are small shops selling crystal products, arts and crafts and tourist souvenirs, with plenty of cafés to stop off at for refreshments.
Charles Bridge has open air stalls selling paintings and other arts and crafts, which visitors can browse whilst enjoying the tunes of the street musicians.
The Lesser Town (Malá Strana) shops centre around Mostecké Street, the Lesser Town Square (Malostranské náměstí) and Nerudova Street (which leads up to Prague Castle). This area has a pleasant, relaxed feel with small boutique stores selling glass, ceramics, paintings and other handicrafts, interspersed with cafés and restaurants.
|Opening hours for shops in Prague|
Shopping centres and department stores in Prague generally open from 08:00/09:00 to 19:00/20:00.
Small shops open from 07:00/08:00 to 18:00/19:00. Convenience stores stay open until 22:00/24:00.
All stores are open from Monday to Saturday. Many shops open on Sunday as well.
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