Parizska Street, Prague

Parizska Street, Prague

When you visit Parizska Street, not far from Wenceslas Square, you would be forgiven if you think that you have been transported to the French capital.

Parizska Street is the most fashionable – and the most expensive street in Prague. Its elegant buildings and tree-lined pavements are the equal to any shopping street in Paris, after which it takes its name. At Christmas the shops are beautifully decorated, the trees are strung with white fairy-lights and horse-drawn carriages trot along the cobble-stones, giving the street an enchanting 19th century appearance.

Here you will find luxury international shops such as Vuitton, Prada and Hugo Boss amongst other top-of-the-range names. You can gaze at the beautiful Karlovarsky and Celetna Porcelain on display in several shop windows. The travel agents in this street offer flights and holiday packages geared to the ultra-rich and the luxury 5 star hotels open their suites and rooms to the elite. If you want to catch sight of famous actors, you will probably find them staying in one of these hotels while they are visiting Prague.

There are also a number of very good restaurants that are reasonably priced and you really should have a meal in the Barock Restaurant with its movie-star deco and excellent food. You might not be able to afford to buy anything on Parizka Street, and indeed apart from the porcelain, there might not be anything you would want to buy, but this lovely street is well worth visiting.

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Sight Name: Parizska Street
Sight Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Josefov Walking Tour  

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