Prague with its stunning sites and its labyrinth of streets is the capital and, the largest city in the Czech Republic. Prague is situated in the northwest of the Czech Republic on the Vltava river. This large and beautiful city is renowned for its Romanesque chapels and cellars, Gothic cathedrals, Baroque palaces and gardens, worldly Art Nouveau buildings, and unique Cubist architecture. Prague is also called “the city of a hundred spires“. You can admire the ancient heart of the city from the observation deck of the tower of Old Town Hall. The Czech Republic is home to these incredible designers Lucie Koldova, Vera Novakova, Daniel Pirsc (Studio Pirsc Porcelain) and Martin Zampach.
U Elektry is the largest market in the city that is set up regularly. It runs on Saturdays and Sundays from early in the morning until 2 pm or so. If you want the market not to be too crowded than it’s better to come early as some sellers might leave before the closing time. The size of the market is said to be one of the largest in Europe. It has a large and sheer variety of displayed vintage furniture, second-hand objects to lovely one of a kind knick-knacks, this makes the 30-minute journey from the center worth it. This excellent flea market is situated at Praha 9, Czechia.
Flea market Terminál Žižkov
Opened in 2018, this newly opened flea market is located in Žižkov, on the premises of a former freight-train container terminal. The flea market is held on Friday (11am-5pm) and on Saturday-Sunday, (8am-3pm), year-round. The vendors offer from clothes, books, electronics to collectors‘ items such as stamps, buttons, antique & vintage furniture, jewelry. If you’re thirsty there are beers and refreshments. The flea market is situated Jana Želivského 2385/11 Žižkov Praha 3, areál Terminálu.
Flea market Tylovo náměstí
This flea market is an ideal spot for lovers of cute tiny items as well as vintage items. This flea market has a wide range of antiques, design, jewelry, fashion, food, gourmet experiences and more. This flea market is full of hidden treasures rich with history. This flea market is located, 120 00 Praha 2- Vinohrady.
For Interior also (Trade Fair for Furniture, Interiors, and Design). This fair takes place at the Prague Exhibition Centre PVA. This year’s edition will take place from 10.10 to 13.10.19. This fair is considered as the largest Czech trade fair of furniture, decorations, and home accessories. This traditional, annual Czech trade fair has been in existence for more than 10 years. It is the most attended fair of furniture and home accessories in the Czech Republic. The annual presentation of the innovations from furniture & design fields is beyond compare, with each edition better than the last it is a must-see.
Nanovo set up shop in 2011 and has been thriving ever since. They renovate and sell the original Czechoslovak design from the second half of the 20th century. They focus especially on the design from Czechoslovakia but offer original products from other countries as well. In 2015 they won the Czech Grand Design – Shop of The Year. This store is located at Kolbenova 616/34, Prague 190 00, Czech Republic.
Stodola Antiques in Czech (Starožitný nábytek) is one of the largest antique dealers in the Czech Republic. They are unique by the fact that all their goods can be viewed, seeing as they have everything in stock. They have services such as restoration, transportation, customs and transportation to the whole world. Since 2010 we are located in Zizkov. their address is areál Nákladové nádraží Žižkov, Jana Želivského 2, 130 00 Praha 3.
The Museum of Decorative Arts
The Museum of Decorative Arts is the largest Czech museum dedicated to applied art and design. This museum was designed by the renowned Czech architect Josef Schulz. This museum has a large and varied collection of exhibitions and expos. They are the proud creators of the glass exhibition that is one of the most extensive in Europe. The following exhibitions are Pleiad Of Glass 1946–2019, Courage And Risk. A Century Of Design In Upm and A Hundred Years Of Czech Design. The museum is located at, 17. listopadu 2, 110 00 Josefov, Czechia.
The Modernista has been exhibiting Czech design since 1999, representing Czech design from the past 100 years. Modernista’s most famous and most iconic showroom is on the 2nd story of Vinohradský Pavilon. In this shop you will find a wide and ranged selection of replicas of furniture by Jindřich Halabala, Pavel Janák, Vlastislav Hofman and Adolfa Loos, along with the First Republic tubular steel furniture, and so much more. It’s located at Vinohradská 50, 120 00 Praha 2- Vinohrady.
So if you’re in Prague for a weekend or a week don’t miss these amazing places and enjoy all that this incredible city has to offer. Prague’s world-class exhibitions and its eye-catching architecture are a must-see. The Design Addict team hopes this selection of activities will be a useful road map to this city’s magnificent design spots. Ladies and gents, happy exploring!