Visit one of the typical Prague Easter markets between 17th March and 8th April
The Prague Easter markets are open daily at the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square
- April 01, 2018 21:00, 2020 impressions
- Olya Georgieva
The Easter markets (Velikonocni trhy) celebrate the arrival of spring in the Czech Republic, and the Prague markets are the most impressive in the country. The Prague Easter markets are open daily at the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square (5 minutes walk from each other). Music and dances are part and parcel of the celebrations. On a stage at the Old Town Square, school choirs and folk groups from all over the Czech Republic perform on certain days.
The Easter markets consist of wooden huts decorated with the vibrant colors of spring, and stocked with local handicrafts - glassware, jewellery, embroidered lace, wooden toys, ceramics, scented candles, and puppets and dolls dressed in traditional costume. The most common sight, however, is Easter eggs, hand-painted in a wide variety of designs and colors. But the markets are not just about shopping. You can sample all manner of local food and drinks, and observe traditional foods being made.
Source: Prague Experience