Prague Shopping Malls and Prague Shopping Centres are very favourite one and they started to operate in the mid 1990´s. The larger were opened in the early 2000´s. The quality and quantity of products has improved since the early 1990s and there are a lot of new hypermarkets, shopping malls and shopping centres ever since. They compete together to attract the consumer on the better selection, low prices and thing which make shopping more enjoyable activity. However, the cute atmosphere can be evident at the stores and stalls on Christmas and Easter too.
Some of the finest and well-known Prague shopping centres and malls
One of them is Palladium in the centre of the city (across of the Municipal House) with 177 shops and 20 restaurants or cafes. There are such brands as Esprit, Guess, iStyle, Puma and many more. Arkády Pankrác is the modern mall which was opened in 2008 with a large selection of clothes, a lot of shoe shops and sport shops and it is near to Pankrác metro station (Prague 4). Nový Smíchov stands for the stylish shopping mall or entertainment centre near to Anděl metro station – line B with a great Tesco supermarket and Datart electronics or Palace Cinema multiplex. Black Rose or Černá růže in Czech is the historic passageway at Na Příkopě Street with a lot of restaurants in here. This is situated in Prague 1 and you can get there with Metro A/B to Můstek. Slovanský dům or Slavic House is the shopping centre Na Příkopě where are store with Beltissimo, Cerruti Jeans and restaurants Ambiente Brasileiro and Palace Cinemas multiplex theatre too. This is situated in Prague 1 and this can be reached by Metro A/B to Můstek. Vinohradský Pavilon was opened in 1994 and there is limited selection of stores and a grocery store in the basement.
Opening hours in Prague Shopping centres
Stores are open at 8 to 9 am and close usually at 6 or 7 pm. Stores in the centre of the city and the shopping malls have longer hours and they sometimes open 24 hours a day. Most of them are opened on the weekends too.