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Shakespear and Sons Bookstore

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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This place is magical!! I discovered while planning my trip to Prague and I’m so happy I got the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Rome, Italy
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A Treasure

This is the kind of place that makes me believe in bookstores again. Everywhere you look there are... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Washington, D.C.
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21 Aug 2018
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U luzhickeho seminare 91/10, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Malá Strana (Little Quarter)
+420 257 531 894
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in by chance as myself and my partner are both book lovers, initially quite impressed by the size of the shop but disappointed by the staff - while looking at downstairs my partner was accused (very rudely) by a staff member of taking pictures...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This place is magical!! I discovered while planning my trip to Prague and I’m so happy I got the chance to go there!! Filled with thousands and thousands of titles, new and used, came back with a full bag of books! I fell in love...More

Thank alexrapill
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Keep in mind that you are paying an upsold price for these books by about $5-15 per book (compared to the book's actual listing price). We did not see until later that they have penciled in a different price on the front inside page of...More

Thank Christa L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of place that makes me believe in bookstores again. Everywhere you look there are interesting titles, authors, & subjects artfully placed to catch your eye. I'm not sure there is too much rhyme or reason--the store is not stuffy at all;...More

1  Thank NYFoodlovers
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It the middle of a beautiful Kampa is a magical place full of amazing books in few languages for bibliophiles and people who love the time stopping like experience. Old uneven stone floors in the spacey basement of this great book store, curved ceilings, spider...More

2  Thank fabedace
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place, and Found it was a magic gem. If you love books, Or just like books, then this is the place to go on your Prague visit.

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This bookshop offers a lot of books in english, german and french. Sorted by categories and very affordable. Check out the basement department with comics!

Thank Naishra
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We are English-readers, living abroad, and know that finding an English-language bookstore with any sort of selection is difficult. This is a superior store. Could spend a lot of time wandering around.

Thank l2teacher
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to find this place as we forgot to bring a bed time book for my daughter to get her to sleep with ease! We found this lovely Bol store with a great range of books in English including children's stories. Wonderful collection...More

1  Thank Tanya C
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice bookstore. Inside you can find many books in English about various topics. I found two books that I was looking for a long time.

Thank Oriel A
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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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