Best Local Boutiques In Prague You Can’t Find Anywhere Else

Markets, sneakers, art galleries, and vintage shops!

The heart of Bohemia welcomes travelers with some of the world’s most unique shopping experiences. According to many visitors, Prague might have gotten quite touristic over the past few years, but its independent boutiques and local markets (thankfully) have remained relatively authentic. From bookshops selling vinyls to antique bazars, here’s a list of the best places for local finds that you can’t discover anywhere else!

Off of Old Town Square – local designer boutiques

Neighborhood: Praha 1

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Near Old Town Square, you’ll find many boutiques run by Czech designer who are dominating the local fashion scene. Hana Havelková, NAVARILA, and Klára Nademlýnská all have stores relatively close to each other. Hana Havelkovà’s shop on Dushi Street features her signature feminine style in natural colors: white, beige, and sand. NAVARILA designed by Martina Nevařilová – a top Czech designer – is where you’ll want to stock up on an iconic knitwear. Meanwhile, Klára Nademlýnská specializes in luxury prêt-à-porter womenswear. Check out her store and discover her sophisticated limited edition items made by hand.  100CLASS Concept Store is another cool stop, it focuses on slow fashion featuring exclusive collabs with Prague designers. Upcycled furniture is displayed throughout the store. Hat lovers: don’t miss Tonak – THE best hat store for both men and women. The manufacturer of premium wool and felt since 1799 is still the go-to boutique for the ultimate fashion accessory.

Botas 66 / B TEAMbest sneakers store

Neighborhood: Praha 1

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For a truly original souvenir, head over to B TEAM or Botas 66 for a pair of the iconic Czech sneakers launched in 1966. Today, Botas 66 has become a lifestyle brand, showcasing the fusion of traditional craft and modern innovation. Get your one of a kind pair at the famous store in Old town, these are kicks splashed with vibrant colors on an OG look.

Manifesto Market – best open-air gourmet market

Neighborhood: Praha 8

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Nowadays most hip cities have at least one great open-air food hall, Manifesto Market is IT in Prague. Not only is this the first cashless cultural market in Europe, it’s also a creative approach to reboot an old public space. There are approximately 30 stands for you to explore and sift through. Clothing, art pieces, food, beer, cocktails make Manifesto simply a cool spot to be. Due to its popularity, there are now two locations in both Florenc and Smíchov.

Cihelna – best concept store

Neighborhood: Praha 1 (Mala Strana)

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There’s 10 Corso Como in Milan, Colette in Paris, then Cihelna in Prague. Celebrated by a loyal following, Cihelna brings all kinds of Prague-made products under one single roof, from porcelain to jewelry. The store is located near the Kafta Museum, right on the other side of Charles Bridge. This design shop and art gallery is the best of Prague’s contemporary atelier, where temporary installations are created by Czech designers and graduate students from local art schools.

Vinohrady area – best vintage & thrift stores

Neighborhood: Praha 2

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Since Prague is the epicenter of bohemia, it’s no surprise that you’ll come across fantastic thrifty and vintage finds here. The city’s best second-hand shops are all the rage, lined up in the Vinohrady area where you’ll encounter the famous BOHO Vintage Concept Store. Once a popular pop-up store turned into a permanent address frequented by local hipsters and youngsters, BOHO has a wide range of retro and vintage fashion items. Thrift Store is the oldest second-hand shop in Prague and focuses on three demographics: mothers, homeless people, and the environment. The store donates some proceeds to organizations that help these categories of people, which makes shopping here an appreciative experience. Other cool vintage shops to stop by in this neighborhood include: Mint, and Fifty-Fifty.

Bazar U Medvěda & Antik bazar Ječná –  best antiques

Neighborhood: Praha 2

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Prague’s antique stores are quite the hidden gems, if this is your jam then you’ll love U Medvěda where old maps, military emblems from the days of USSR, a grandmother’s glassware can be found. This place requires time to sift through piles of ancient treasures, but well worth it for vintage market junkies. Another antique boutique around the corner is Antik Bazar Ječná where you’ll find old cameras, vintage dishware. This place is so cool that it even fixes watches, just in case yours stops working in Praha!

Trhy Jiřího z Poděbradbest farmers market

Neighborhood: Praha 2

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From Wednesdays through Fridays, head over to Jiřího z Poděbrad for a good ol’ farmers market. This might be the smallest one with merely 30 traders, but it has beautiful homemade cheeses and the freshest bread. This is a fantastic stop right before a picnic at the park, and for those staying at Airbnbs.

SAPA Prahabest Vietnamese market

Neighborhood: Southern suburbs from Praha 4

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You probably didn’t know but there’s a huge population of Vietnamese in Czech Republic, naturally its ethnic market would be top-notch! You’ll find many locals visiting SAPA on weekends, stocking up on fresh Vietnamese dishes and cuisine. It’s a 40-minute car ride south of Old Town, or pubic transportation takes up to an hour. The gate of SAPA reads “Kính chào qúy khách,” meaning Little Hanoi. Time to get your pho on!

The Prague Market – best local market

Neighborhood: Praha 7

Pražská tržnice - Prague market.
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This lively market is filled with stands selling vegetables, fruits, meats, dairy, bakeries…and more! Check out Hall 22 for an awesome selection of Uzbek specialties (Central Asian nation and former Soviet republic,) and Hall 28 for the Moravian Wine Bank (Moravia is the main wine region in Czech Republic) with 800+ bottles you can choose from.

Knihkupectví a antikvariát Spálenábest books & vinyls

Neighborhood: Praha 1

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MADE for bookworms, this unique independent bookshop is filled with rare finds from around the world, in addition to a large collection of vinyls, sheet music and posters. For those who love to get lost in shelves of books, Knihkupectví a antikvariát Spálená exudes a certain kind of old-school charm that captivates nostalgic travelers. Wander around and you’ll notice a collection of old furniture and paintings handcrafted from lifetimes ago.

Timoure et Groupbest local high fashion collab

Neighborhood: Praha 1

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Timoure et Group is the love child of two Prague top designers, Alexandra Pavalova and Ivana Safrankova. Their first collaborative boutique opened in the Jewish Quarter to enormous success and popularity so now the brand has continued to open several shops throughout the city. The collections span from business casual to contemporary classics with a minimalist and graceful style. TEG produces exclusive items for every season, though high quality they run on small inventory. If you like something you see, don’t wait to buy it. If you REALLy love their stuff, there’s a TEG outlet on Americká 25 but it’s cash only.

Parizska Street – best high fashion brands

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For luxury seekers yearning to step inside a Cartier or a Chanel in every city, head over to Parizska Street. Known as the most fashionable area in Prague, Parizska is lined with gorgeous trees that start from Old Town ending at the Vltava river. Dunhill, Dior, Versace…and so many more high-end boutiques all gather here, making Parizska the ideal destination for some serious retail therapy.

Wendy Hung

CEO, FOUNDER, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

As the founder of Jetset Times, Wendy is an avid traveler and fluent in five languages. When she's not traveling, Wendy calls Paris and Taipei home. Her favorite countries so far from her travels have been: Bhutan, Iran, and Russia because they were all so different! St. Bart's was pretty amazing too (wink)!

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