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Shopping in Prague

The main shopping area in Prague is in the New Town. A line of shops, department stores and malls runs down Wenceslas Square, along Na Příkopě street, and into Republic Square.

In the Old Town and Lesser Town, small shops sell art, crystal and tourist souvenirs.

Pařížská street, meanwhile, is home to luxury boutique stores like Cartier and Hermes.

Prague Shopping:

Map 1: New Town to Old Town | Map 2: Old Town to Lesser Town
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Main Prague shopping area
Map 1: New Town to Old Town

Wenceslas Square shopping area Wenceslas Square

Na Prikope shopping area Na Příkopě street

Myslbek Shopping Gallery Myslbek Shopping Mall: Na Příkopě 19

Slovansky Dum Shopping Centre Slovansky Dum Shopping Centre:
Na Příkopě 22

Paladium Shopping Centre Palladium Shopping Centre: Republic Square

Old Town Square Shopping Old Town Square

Parizska street Pařížská street

Havel's Market Havel's Market
Wenceslas Square (Václavské náměstí) has a wide range of international shops and department stores. Near the top of the square is a huge Primark, housed in a gleaming, iconic new building called The Flow.

In the middle of the square are Marks & Spencer, Desirred and VAN GRAAF department stores. Towards the bottom, you will find H&M, C&A and Bata stores.

In between the large stores, Wenceslas Square is filled with Starbucks and Costa coffee shops, fast food outlets such as McDonalds and KFC, sandwich shops, a Paul bakery, supermarkets, phone shops and bookstores. Plus there is Sparky's toy store.

Wenceslas Square is also the main area for banking and currency exchange in Prague.

Leading off the bottom of the square is a pedestrianised shopping street called Na Příkopě, where shops include Adidas, Gant, H&M, La Coste, Levis, Mango, Michael Kors, Nike, Tommy Hillier and Zara. There is also The Playground, Lidl supermarket, Moser glass shop, and several shopping malls, including:

-Myslbek Shopping Centre is a two-level shopping mall featuring Calvin Klein, Gant, H&M, Karl Lagerfeld and T.M. Lewin, along with sports and outdoor activity shops. Opening hours: Mon-Sat 09:00-20:00; Sun 10:00-19:00.

-Slovansky Dum Shopping Centre has boutique shops, plus the only multiplex cinema in the city centre, Cinema City, which shows the latest movies in Czech and English. Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-20:00.

Next there is Republic Square (Náměstí Republiky), home to the grand Palladium Shopping Centre, the largest indoor shopping mall in Prague. It contains over 200 stores, including The Body Shop, Calvin Klein, Estée Lauder, Guess, H&M, Lush, Marks & Spencer, Orsay, Promod and other international brands. Opening hours: Daily 07:00-22:00.

In and around the Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí), small shops sell a range of tourist-oriented wares and souvenirs, including Bohemia Crystal and other glass products, and arts and crafts. There are also some international boutique stores.

Market stalls appear on the Old Town Square at various times in the year (at Christmas, Easter, and for Czech national festivals), selling hand-crafted and seasonal products.

Pařížská street is the main area in Prague for high-end shopping. International designer brand stores here include: Cartier, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Hugo Boss, Tiffany & Co, Hermes, Yves Saint Laurent, Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Burberry, Bottega Vendetta, Rolex, Bvlgari, Celine, Versace and Mont Blanc.

Finally, Havel's Market (Havelské tržiště) is the only permanent, 7 days a week, year round market in the city centre.

Opening hours for shops in Prague

All shops in Prague are open Monday to Saturday, most open on Sunday too.

All shopping centres and department stores open 7 days a week.

Opening hours for shopping centres and department stores are 07:00/08:00/09:00 to 20:00/21:00/22:00.

Opening hours for small shops are 07:00/08:00 to 18:00/19:00. Convenience stores remain open until 22:00 or later.

Banks are open Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00.

Currency exchange offices are open 7 days a week.


There are several large shopping centres outside Prague city centre that are easily reached by metro. All are located next to metro stations, some also have tram and bus links:

Nový Smíchov Shopping Centre is by Anděl metro station (line B).

Metropole Zličín is by Zlicin metro station (line B).

Arkády Pankrác is by Pankrác metro station (line A).

Westfield Chodov is by Chodov metro station (line A).

The malls are clean and modern, and offer a high quality shopping experience. They house a wide variety of clothing and footwear stores, ranging from global fashion and sports wear retailers to outdoor clothing shops. They also have juice bars, coffee houses and sandwich shops, large supermarkets, and extensive food courts.

All shopping centres and department stores open 7 days a week.
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Prague shopping areas offer a mix of international stores and local shops

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