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Alte Stadt Novelty Shop

We stopped at this shop while on a walk from our hotel to the Prague Palace. Shop keeper was... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
New Lenox, Illinois
Great shop with works of art.

I became obsessed with the Czech marionettes during my visit to Prague. I visited numerous... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
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U luzhickeho seminare 78/5 | Mala Strana, Praha 1, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Malá Strana (Little Quarter)
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We stopped at this shop while on a walk from our hotel to the Prague Palace. Shop keeper was friendly and showed us the "actions" of the marionettes. Worth the stop if you are in the area!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rmangun
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I became obsessed with the Czech marionettes during my visit to Prague. I visited numerous Moarionety Shops throughout the city. Thular had the best selection and the best prices despite being at the base of the Charles Bridge. There are marionettes in all price ranges...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Raymond1963
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I ended up buying one moderately priced small plaster puppet (360kr) and one larger wooden puppet (4600kr). Both are good quality, as far as I can tell and great souvenirs. The thing that surprised me is that I had to pay for them separately as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Will B
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We've specially made all the way here to buy presents. And we've checked the working hours in advance. But when we just pulled the door of the shop the saleswoman slamed the it in front of our noses. She even didn't reply on any of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ксения Ж
Reviewed 20 May 2018

There are puppets of all prices sold here. But the real wooden puppets are very expensive because they are unique and carved in wood.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Joëlle K
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This shop is truly beautiful! When you enter the shop you can immediately smell the amazing smell of wood and turpentine, the smell of hand crafted art! I love it!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted a marionette and these are high end and hand made and just cool. In love with my jester who I named Captain Side Eye aye aye!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank leattaP
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I had been to Prague twice before. I fell in love with the wonderful marionettes. They have such character. This time I was determined to buy one. I went unto 2 marionette shops to make a selection and I just couldn't decide. I found Shop...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank ProfessorK-Os
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This place is a little tricky to find, but worth it. Having stopped in a number of different puppet shops around town, there's no doubt that Truhlar's puppets are unique and handmade. The plaster ones are much more affordable than the wooden ones, but you...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jason G
Reviewed 6 January 2017

UNDER the Charles bridge on the castle side this tucked away small shop is as authentic as they come if you are thinking of spending, admiring or want a feel of true art. Wooden puppets of various sizes draw your eye and it was all...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Christina I
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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most
beautiful neighbourhoods in the city. Nestled
underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the
Kings route taken by future kings on their way to
coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing
Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral.
Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque
medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch
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