Prague Shopping

Shopping in Prague

Czech Souvenir ShopStores outside of Prague and on the outskirts tend
to open at 8 or 9 a.m. (large grocery stores at 7 a.m.)
and close at 6 or 7 p.m. Some stores are closed during
lunch hours. The hours are shorter on Saturdays and most
stores except large supermarkets are closed on Sundays.

Stores in
the center of Prague
and in shopping malls have
longer hours. Large supermarkets stay open until 8 or
10 p.m. and some are open 24 hours a day. Most stores
in the Prague city center and tourist locations are open
on weekends.

Almost all stores are closed at Christmas (December 25 – 26), on New Year’s Day (January 1), at Easter, and on some other national holidays.

antikvariát – used and antique books, stamps,
bižuterie – costume jewelry
domácí potřeby – household items

drogerie – drugstore (Czech drugstores do not carry drugs
and medications)

hračky – toys
klenoty / klenotnictví – jewelry store
knihy / knihkupectví – books / bookstore
korálky – beads
lékárna – pharmacy
nákupní centrum / galerie – shopping center /
obchodní dům – department store
opravna – repair shop
ovoce a zelenina – fruits and vegetables
papírnictví – paper products
(school and office needs, wrapping paper, etc.)
pečivo / pekárna / pekařství – bakery
potraviny – grocery store
sklo, porcelán – glass and china
starožitnictví – antique shop
suvenýry – souvenirs
tržnice – market, market hall
železářství – hardware store

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