Old Town Shopping Walk, Prague

Old Town Shopping Walk (Self Guided), Prague

One of the most delightful things to do in Prague's Old Town is to go on a shopping expedition along its old streets, some of which are paved with cobblestones. Numerous stores are situated in old buildings, beautiful structures with attractive architectural features and lots of history.

Amble down Celetna Street and browse its collection of souvenir shops and clutch of bigger stores. Treat yourself to some refreshments in one of its cafés or restaurants. The high point of any shopping trip in the city should be Na Příkopě Street, one of its main commercial streets. This hub of retail delights is right in the center of Prague, connecting Wenceslas Square with the Powder Tower. There is a plethora of stores, boutiques and galleries on this wide boulevard, including international chains. Many of them stay open to late. Explore their interiors for just about everything you can imagine, including expensive Swiss watches, the latest clothing fashions, electrical goods and Bohemian glass. But that's not all.

There are many more old town shopping experiences to be enjoyed. Go to Palladium, the largest shopping mall in central Prague. It is located on Republic Square and houses many international favorites, such as Body Shop, Calvin Klein, Estée Lauder and H&M. While you will find many shops in Prague selling Bohemian crystal, one of the most outstanding is Celetna Crystal for the range, quality and quantity of items on sale. They include glasses, jewelry, chandeliers and crystal figurines.
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Old Town Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Old Town Shopping Walk
Guide Location: Czech Republic » Prague
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles
Author: Xena
Celetna Street

2) Celetna Street

Celetna Street

3) Celetna Street

Celetna Street

5) Celetna Street

The Powder Tower or Powder Gate

6) The Powder Tower or Powder Gate

Repräsentationshaus

7) Repräsentationshaus

Palladium (shopping mall)

8) Palladium (shopping mall)

Na Příkopě Street

9) Na Příkopě Street

Na Příkopě Street

10) Na Příkopě Street

Wenceslas Square

11) Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

12) Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

13) Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

14) Wenceslas Square

Walking Tours in Prague, Czech Republic

Create Your Own Walk in Prague

Create Your Own Walk in Prague

Creating your own self-guided walk in Prague is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Old Town Walking Tour

Old Town Walking Tour

The Staré Město (Old Town) of Prague is a former medieval settlement that is now a lively cobblestoned hub with landmark attractions.

The area was once separated from the outside world by a semi-circular moat and a wall, hugged by the Vltava river. The moat is now covered up by streets, which form the official boundary of the Old Town. One of them, called Na Příkopě (literally “On the...  view more

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New Town Walking Tour

New Town Walking Tour

The youngest (founded in 1348) and the largest (three times the size of the Old Town), the New Town (or Nove Mesto) of Prague is one of the five originally independent townships that today form the historic center of the Czech capital. This vibrant district offers a mix of historical charm and modern amenities and is traditionally dense with tourists.

At its heart lies Wenceslas Square, a...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 Km or 1.9 Miles
Prague Introduction Walking Tour

Prague Introduction Walking Tour

Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” Prague is home to a wealth of attractions, including more than ten major museums, numerous theatres, galleries, and plethora of historic sights.

The Czech name Praha derives from an old Slavic word práh, which means "ford" or "rapid", referring to the city's origin at a crossing point of the Vltava river. The legendary...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Old Town Souvenir Shopping

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Strolling through the Old Town of Prague, souvenir shopping becomes a delightful adventure. Indeed, it would be a pity to leave Prague without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original and unique to the city.

One of the prime spots for such endeavors is the Municipal House, a majestic Art Nouveau building that houses various shops and boutiques. Here,...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles
Hradcany (Castle District) Walking Tour

Hradcany (Castle District) Walking Tour

Hradcany, or the Castle District, is a historical neighborhood in Prague brimming with cultural landmarks and architectural marvels.

The area is centered around Prague Castle, reportedly the biggest castle complex in the world. Dating back as far as the 9th century, the castle has been the residence of Bohemian kings, Holy Roman emperors, leaders of socialist Czechoslovakia, and currently the...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Lesser Town Walking Tour

Lesser Town Walking Tour

Mala Strana (or "Lesser Town") is a district in Prague situated on the left bank of the Vltava River. Renowned for its architectural beauty, this is one of the capital's most historically significant neighborhoods. Back in the Middle Ages, it was predominantly populated by ethnic Germans and, in later years, despite the prevalence of Baroque in its architecture, largely retained its...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles

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