Useful Tips on Souvenirs from Pilsen
The most usual gift people bring from Pilsen is beer, which off course is always appreciated. However, it is certainly not the only gift that can please your loved ones. Here are a few tips for places in Pilsen where you can go to buy some nice presents for beer lovers and others. You just need to think what to choose for whom.
Souvenirs with the soul of Pilsen from the Information Centre
The Tourist Information Centre next to the City Hall offers a wide range of souvenirs - postcards, magnets, mugs, tourist journals and business cards, as well as books on Pilsen and T-shirts. Also available is a new collection With the Soul of Pilsen, which offers nice gifts in an interesting design with Pilsen symbols, from baseball caps, mugs and cloth bags to children's T-shirts. For the more demanding, you can choose from a collection of designer scarves and ties with decors from Loos interiors.
You will find a large gift shop specializing in brewery-themed souvenirs right on the premises of the Pilsen Urquell Brewery. Here you can find almost everything you can think of, including clothing and various household gadgets. Of course, there are also special packages of beer, or historic glasses and pints that you can have engraved. Interesting tip for a gift are vouchers for guided tours or the school of drafting beer.
Wooden puppets: Spejbl and Hurvínek
Spejbl and Hurvínek were born in Pilsen. They even have a statue in the park by the Continental Hotel. You can buy the wooden puppets in Pilsen and take them home. They are available at the Tourist Information Centre. The ticket office of the Puppet Museum on Republic Square also offers a wide selection of puppets.
Design and novel pieces from the DEPO2015 Market Hall
The Market Hall at the DEPO2015 is a place where you can go shopping for design and novel items. You will find many nice shops in the creative zone, which was created from the former transport company depot. In UMU Shop, you can choose from design pieces of young designers from various fields not only from Pilsen. Venkovský dům (County House) offers regional products from all over the region. If you like design and houseplants, stop by at Zahrada v misce (Bowl Garden). Local and fair fashion is available in the NASEBE boutique.