Brno Shopping and Districts
(Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic)
The shopping in Brno has much to offer and you can easily while away a whole afternoon or an entire day, simply wandering from shop to shop. Whether you are simply looking for a spot of window shopping, or searching for that exclusive Czech souvenir of your stay in South Moravia, it is most likely that you will find what you are looking for and more within Brno, particularly along the bustling street of Masarykova.
Popular gifts in Brno range from intricately cut Bohemian crystal to stylish glass works and jewellery featuring deep-red Czech garnets (Cesky Granáts). You will also encounter plenty in the way of original art works and stylish prints when out shopping around the city centre, available at places such as the Vankovka Gallery.
Where to Shop
If you are looking to really shop 'til you drop, then Brno boasts a series of huge shopping malls, which are situated around the very outskirts. These malls include Excalibur City, next to the south-westerly town of Znojmo and close to the Austrian border itself. One of the biggest shopping centres in Brno is the Galerie Vankovka off the Uzká, which contains an array of shops, eateries and even a hairdresser. Those familiar with Tesco will find a large supermarket nearby, ideal for self-caterers.