Smichov and Andel, have become two extremely busy areas of Prague, after an incredible redevelopment process. Shopping centers. Large offices. Cinema. Restaurants and clubs. Today, they are quite busy.
Andel, in particular, has become an important junction of transport links, with several tram lines and a metropolitan line. It is precisely here, that every Friday, the homonymous fruit and vegetable market takes place that welcomes hundreds of thousands of buyers.
Fresh and genuine products, and a really interesting proposal of local producers. Today, the Andel Market is also loved by tourists who often come here to enjoy something traditional. Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meat and sausages, herbal syrups or delicious honey, ideal to take home or give away. You will also find handicraft products.
Andel market is particularly appreciated for its cozy atmosphere, different from the traditional and crowded places of Prague. As, for example, the market in Piazza della Repubblica. During the Advent period, the proposal is extended with Christmas products and the delicacies of the moment. Try to make a jump, even just for a walk.
HOW TO GET
The area is easily accessible by public transport, located in the city center. The market takes place right near the homonymous metro stop, line B (yellow). Alternatively, you can use several bus lines over 10 bus lines. The whole area is entirely pedestrian, and you will have free access for walking. From this link, all the info on transport, timetables and tickets to Prague.
The Andel market is open only on Fridays, from 07: 00 to 19: 00. During the Christmas period, openings and timetables are subject to change.
KITL herbal syrups, Krknose syrup and delicious honey are the products to try absolutely. If you have a way to cook, fruits, vegetables and meat are really the TOP.
The Andel and Smichov area is ideal for spending a few hours. Nearby, you will find many bars and restaurants, the beautiful ones Kinský Gardens and the Brewery Staropramen.