Nove Mesto Shopping: from Moravian Wine to Moser Crystal

Prague may not be Milan or Paris still the city has a large selection of shops; from international chain stores to quirky boutiques, from shopping malls to second-hand stores . Na prikope and 28 Rijna are Prague's most popular shopping streets. You will find here Zara, Benetton, Jackpot & Cottonfield and many more favorites.  These two streets together with neighboring Wenceslas Square make shopping in Prague pleasure.

Start you shopping day at Palladium, a modern shopping center brimming with 180 shops and 20 restaurants. You will have no trouble in spending here a pleasant afternoon, maybe even a full day. The Famers' Market is just opposite Palladium. The place to be if you like local honey, Moravian wine or homemade sausages. Are you a second Imelda Marcos? Be sure to visit the Bata Shoe Store at Wenceslas Square: five floors chockfull of trendy shoes and fashionable bags.  One a rainy day, Palac Knih Luxor guarantees several hours of browsing books and magazines.

In Myslbek shopping center you will Bibelot, a shop entirely devoted to pens from Parker to Mont Blanc. But if it is natural cosmetics you are after, visit Korres a shop that specializes in Greek beauty products. 

The following list of 10 best shops in the Nove Mesto district may help you decide where to go first.

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Five floors brimming with 180 shops and 20 restaurants a true Mecca for shoppers. Palladium is not only a shopping paradise,its architecture is also impressive. The building used to an army barracks which had been neglected. Palladium Shopping...  Read More

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With over 30 shops, Myselbek shopping Center is paradise for shopaholics. Built in 1996, it was one of the first shopping malls in Prague. This modern glass building blends well with the classical facades of the other houses and shops in Na...  Read More

Farmers Market at Namesti Republiky
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After many years of eating too much meat and not enough vegetables, Czech people have now discovered the benefits of the Farmers Market. They are scattered through Prague, but the market at Namesti republiky is very central. As a visitor you can...  Read More

Bazar CD
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Second-hand Bazar CD brims with and DVDs LPs. You will certainly go home with something to your liking. Rummage through thousands of titles and you are sure to find that very special LP or cassette you have been wanting to have for ages and...  Read More

Bata Shoes
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Looking for shoes at a very reasonable price? Pop into Bata store. Here you will find five floors chockfull of trendy shoes; from ankle strap pumps to court shoes, from mules to sexy boots and from slippers to stiletto heels. Finding a matching...  Read More



With three shops in Prague, two in Stare Mesto, the Old Town, and one in Nove Mesto, the New Town, and several more in Prague's many shopping centers, you cannot miss the world-famous brand Swarovski. Although Swarowski's headquarters are in...  Read More

Ceský Granát Turnov
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Cesky Granat Turnov is one of the many shops in Prague selling dazzling, dark red garnets. This semi-precious stone comes from mines in the Czech Republic. Shop windows in the historic center brim with garnets in all sizes and shapes. The...  Read More

Dorotheum spol. S R.o.
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The Prague branch of Dorotheum is the most important auction house in the Czech Republic. But it is also a gallery shop with all manner of Victorian-era and Art Nouveau jewelry, Bohemian glass, antique silver. oil paintings, water colors, period...  Read More

Palac Knih Luxor
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Palac Knih Luxor occupies a prime location on Wenceslas Square. This Mecca for booklovers has four floors crammed with books, a guarantee for a few hours of browsing. This welcoming shops stocks everything from comics to historical novels and...  Read More



Moser means Bohemian crystal. The shop sparkles and glows with splendid drinking glasses, carafs, vases, ashtrays and all sorts of other decorative glassware. Each item on display is more beautiful and flamboyant than the next. The Moser shop in...  Read More


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Marianne Crone divides her time between her home in the Netherlands and an apartment in Prague, the city where her son, daughter-in-law and grandson live.

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