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Shop Marionety Truhlar

Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
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Address: U luzhickeho seminare 78/5 | Mala Strana, Praha 1, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
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+420 602 689 918

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Authentic puppets rather than tourist trash

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... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Christina I
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
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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 I could do to leave Pinocchio there but at nearly 5000 Czech crowns he needed... More 

Thank Christina I
Torquay, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If you love puppets this is the place to go. To be fair if you don't like puppets you should go in and have a look. Fascinating, puppets for everyone. In the nicest way the shop owner suited his shop. I would have brought a puppet but the one I wanted was too big for my suitcase but, the have... More 

Thank Suzan s
Los Angeles
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105 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My husband and I signed up for the marionette workshop. They have 20 or so marionettes to choose from - I made Pinocchio and my husband made a devil. I am not very artistic but they were so warm, welcoming and encouraging that it didn't matter. I found my husband's devil so ugly I couldn't stop laughing every time I... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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509 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Marionette shop located near fabled Charles bridge. Very small shop, packed with interesting marionettes. Shop attendant very helpful with fine knowledge of creative artists. Prices are high, but so is quality. Worthwhile destination even if you have no interest in buying marionettes. Shop maintains a web site.

1 Thank Stanner57
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The marionettes are really beautiful but the prices are ridiculous, around £500 for a marionette. I would have liked to buy one, but I would never spend that much for a marionette

Thank Dan P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I did the Small Marionette workshop with my sister and mum when we visited recently (September 2016). You get to choose from 20 ready made wooden puppets and create a marionette to take away with you which can decorate it in any way you please, either sticking to the character of your chosen puppet or turning it into someone/something completely... More 

1 Thank Joanna H
Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

In additions on to a retail store that sells the most amazing marionettes these folks offer a marionette workshop. I cannot draw a straight line or a circle yet after several hours I walked out with a magnificent marionette that I painted. They assemble the pieces and attach the strings. These are the nicest and friendliest people you wil ever... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

If you're looking for a marionette that is beyond the standard fare found in all the souvenir shops, this is the place. Each piece has personality and charm. A stunning shop.

2 Thank Avital S
Lesmo, Italy
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This place will make every adult going back on time to his childhood...it is just amazing how a simple puppet can put a smile on your face making you want to play with it! The hard work and the small details on the figure are just awesome. You can see the passion passing from the creator to the puppet itself.... More 

5 Thank Francesco B
Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

We stopped in here while we were walking around the area. It was nice to find a shop selling real marionettes that were made in Prague. They had a lot of fun and whimsical ones, however, most were out of our price range. It's worth stopping in to look (and maybe purchase if you find one you love).

4 Thank Jennifer F

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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 shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighbourhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighbourhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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