Department Store in Nové Město

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Right beside the metro and one of the city's busiest tram stops, this five-storey monolith is no mere retail outlet. Oh no. It's a cultural phenomenon too, as all Prague expat life seems to sashay down its aisles at some point. Indeed, they all seem to be milling around the basement Tesco supermarket whenever you have to dash for a few late-night supplies.