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Considering it gave us the word “bohemian,” Prague is filled with distinctly off-the-wall shopping finds, whether it’s fashion, souvenirs or market goods. As the showcase of award-winning fashion designer Hanna Stocklassa, Boheme is the city’s most elegant fashion outlet. With extensive seasonal collections of women’s clothes — everything from business outfits to party dresses — Boheme is a must-visit for fashionistas. For other big designer names, head to the tree-lined Pařížská Street, or find some deals at Nový Smíchov Mall.
You should also make time to explore Prague’s markets. Although the seasonal markets in Old Town Square remain the best place to discover local handicrafts and try hearty Czech street food, that’s not the only show in town. The Náplavka Farmers’ Market on the edge of the Vltava River is a good spot to sample fresh meat and fish, dairy products and vegetables, while Sapa Market in Písnice is the perfect place to pick up goods from the long-established Vietnamese community.
Finally, you’ll want to bring home a piece of Prague with you. There are hundreds of souvenir stores around Wenceslas Square and Old Town, but our favorite place for souvenirs is the Golden Lane, which is on the hill underneath Prague Castle. You can also travel from here down Nerudova Street, which is lined with unique art and antique shops.