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Best Bookstores and Libraries in Prague

What are the best bookstores and libraries in Prague? In this article we highlight the best bookstores and libraries in Prague.
|-Best Bookstores and Libraries in Prague

Academia Bookstore

Academia Bookstore is a well-established store offering a wide selection of academic books, literature, and stationery, catering to students and scholars alike.

Website: www.academiabookstores.cz
Address: Václavské nám. 34, 110 00 Nové M?sto, Czechia

Shakespeare and Sons

Shakespeare and Sons is a cozy, English-language bookstore and café, known for its curated selection of books and a welcoming atmosphere for book lovers.

Website: www.shakes.cz
Address: U Lužického seminá?e 10, 118 00 Malá Strana, Czechia

Palác knih Luxor

Palác knih Luxor is a large bookstore located on Wenceslas Square, offering a vast range of books in Czech and other languages, as well as gifts and music.

Website: www.neoluxor.cz
Address: Václavské nám. 41, 110 00 Nové M?sto, Czechia


Kosmas is a popular Czech bookstore chain with multiple locations, known for its wide selection of books across various genres and a user-friendly online store.

Website: www.kosmas.cz
Address: Jungmannovo nám. 18, 110 00 Nové M?sto, Czechia

Big Ben Bookshop

Big Ben Bookshop is a small, charming English-language bookstore offering a selection of new and used books, with a focus on British and American literature.

Website: Big Ben Bookshop Facebook Page
Address: Mánesova 54, 120 00 Vinohrady, Czechia

National Library of the Czech Republic – Klementinum

The National Library of the Czech Republic, housed in the historic Klementinum complex, is a significant cultural institution with extensive collections and beautiful Baroque architecture.

Website: www.nkp.cz
Address: Klementinum 190, 110 00 Staré M?sto, Czechia

Municipal Library of Prague

The Municipal Library of Prague is the central library of the city, offering a wide range of services, including book lending, reading rooms, and cultural events.

Website: www.mlp.cz
Address: Mariánské nám. 1/98, 110 00 Staré M?sto, Czechia

Strahov Monastery Library

Strahov Monastery Library is a historical library with stunning frescoed ceilings and an impressive collection of old manuscripts, books, and curiosities.

Website: www.strahovskyklaster.cz
Address: Strahovské nádvo?í 1/132, 118 00 Praha 1, Czechia

Klementinum Library

Klementinum Library, part of the National Library, is known for its beautiful Baroque hall and historical collections, including many rare and old books.

Website: www.klementinum.com
Address: Klementinum 190, 110 00 Staré M?sto, Czechia

Prague British Library

Prague British Library offers a wide selection of English-language books and resources, with a focus on British literature and culture.

Website: www.britishlibrary.cz
Address: Biskupský dv?r 2095/8, 110 00 Nové M?sto, Czechia

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