Nový Smíchov shopping center is a western style mall located in the heart of Anděl, easily reached by the metro line B and many tram and bus lines. The huge shopping center designed by architects from the Prague-based D3A architectural office has everything from clothing shops such as H&M, Benetton, Jackpot, Marks & Spencers, and Zara, to shoe stores, specialty shops, cosmetics shops such as Yves Rocher, Sephora, L'Occitane, and more, as well as a large Tesco and Cinema City multiplex movie theater. The mall also houses the top of the line Holmes Place gym, a favorite of expatriates and local celebrities. There are a number of shops selling infant and kid's fashion and accessories such as Chicco, Zara Kids, and Au Pays des Mimis, as well as plenty of educational toys and books, making this a parent and child-friendly shopping center. A food court is located close to the multiplex theater, and has restaurants ranging from the ubiquitous McDonalds and KFC to more interesting delights from around the world such as running sushi, steaks, Greek food, Vegan cuisine, Middle Eastern cuisine, and much more. Shops and services are opened Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. till 9 p.m., the Tesco hypermarket from 7 a.m. till midnight, and restaurants from 11 a.m. till 11 p.m. The only warning, Novy Smichov tends to be quite busy and the possibility of meeting an unwelcome pickpocket is high, so watch your belongings.
Address: Plzeňská 8, Praha 5, +420 251 511 151, www.novysmichov.eu
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