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Prague Markets Totally Worth Splurging On

Prague Market
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Shopping in Prague is a treat especially during Christmas and Easter time when the city is decked in the festive atmosphere with stalls, carols, decorations, food, wine. Other than these festive markets (Christmas Market) Prague is also home to a couple of permanent markets and a flea market, which are open all year round.

In addition, street vendors along the river and on Charles Bridge sell a variety of arts and crafts where tourists can haggle a bit for some quaint souvenirs. During the festive season, the Christmas and Easter markets are held at the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square respectively. With so much on offer in Prague, slip into your shoes for some bargain hunting!

Pražská tržnice v Holešovicích (Prague Market at Holešovice)

What it offers: This is the city's largest outdoor market selling consumer goods at reasonable prices. One can find all kinds of stuff right from eatables, fruits & vegetables, electronics, to arts & crafts and so on. The local market is very famous among tourists due to its location right in the city centre.
Address: Bubenské nábř. 306, Prague 7
Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 07:00 - 19:00; Saturday 07:00 - 14:00

Tržnice Pankrác (Pankrác Market)

What it offers: Located just behind the Pankrác metro station, the market offers the usual things such as clothing, shoes, bags, electronics and a few locally made products. As the place is a hunting ground for bargains, be prepared beforehand to push & shove and ask for what you think is worth.
Address: Na Pankráci 81/1693, Prague 4
Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 18:00; Saturday 08:00 - 13:00

Havelske trziste (Havel's market)

What it offers: Havelske Trziste is a popular market with an assortment of stands selling all kinds of clothes, fruits & vegetables, leather goods, crafts, wooden crafts, and souvenirs. The market is located close to both Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square.
Address: Havelska Street, Prague 1
Opening Times: April-September, 07:00 - 19:00, October-March, 07:00 - 18:30

Prague Flea Market

What it offers: The Prague Flea Market is held every Saturday along the river stretch near Palackeho namesti where tourists and locals alike gather to buy clothes, jewellery, old paintings available at drop-dead prices. When you're done with the shopping, take a walk along the river.
Address: Along the riverbank near Palackeho namesti, Prague 2
Opening Times: Every Saturday 09:00-16:00

To enjoy the unique experience of shopping in Prague, catch one of the next Prague flights as well as book a room in the best hotel in Prague.

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