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 Bohemia 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.
Wenceslas Square and the pedestrian street Na Příkopě offer a mix of international department stores, local shops and banks. Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, H&M, C&A, Adidas, Nike, VAN GRAAF and Bata are just some of the stores to shop in.
Myslbek Shopping Gallery is a two-level shopping mall featuring Next, Calvin Klein, Gant USA, H&M 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 and the only multiplex cinema in the city centre, showing the latest movies with screenings in Czech and in English. Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-20:00.
Palladium Shopping Centre is the largest indoor shopping mall in central Prague. Palladium is an ultra-modern, multi-level shopping mall containing over 200 shops. International stores include Body Shop, Calvin Klein, Estée Lauder, Guess, H&M, Lush, Marks & Spencer, Orsay, Promod and other well-known brands.
Around the Old Town Square there are small shops selling Bohemia 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.
Pařížská is Prague's most fashionable and luxurious street, for high-end shopping. Many of the international designer brands such as Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Hugo Boss and Christian Dior have boutique shops here.
Opening hours for shops in Prague
Shopping centres and department stores open 08:00/09:00 to 20:00/21:00/22:00.
Small shops open 07:00/08:00 to 18:00/19:00, convenience stores until 22:00/23:00.
All shops in Prague are open Monday to Saturday. Many shops, including shopping centres and department stores, open on Sunday as well.
Banks in Prague are open Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00.
For currency exchange in Prague, see currency & money.