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Rocking Horse Toy Shop

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Beautifully authentic and traditional toyshop

This was my favourite shop in Prague. Not only was the owner so helpful (and not a pushy sale at... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Emily A
via mobile
Fantastic shop tucked away in a corner of Prague

This is a great shop and the owner is very knowledgeable and takes pride in his work and the toys... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
deepakgupta5
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New Delhi, India
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Since 1999, this tiny boutique in the upper castle area has offered a large, hand-picked assortment of genuine Czech and European toys and gifts, including wooden toys, wind-up toys, art supplies, model cars, puppets and marionettes. It`s a little...more
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Loretanska 314/6a, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Hradcany & Letna
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stumbled on this store, on our way to dinner and had a wonderful experience. We found just the perfect gifts for our grandkids back in the US. The whole family came to Prague with us in June this year for couple of weeks to...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favourite shop in Prague. Not only was the owner so helpful (and not a pushy sale at all) but you feel like you are entering a wooden toy shrine! We are expecting a baby so it was lovely to come out with...More

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Patricia G, Owner at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for you lovely, thoughtful review! You describe the shop beautifully. We hope your new baby will love the toys. All the best, Patricia, owner’s wife

Reviewed September 27, 2018

This is a great shop and the owner is very knowledgeable and takes pride in his work and the toys that are available. He has a great collection of small and unusual wooden toys, the likes of which are not available at most of the...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

It's easy to miss this shop, since it's tucked away from the main touristy streets of Prague. Although it is not a huge store, yet it's crammed with an amazing range of interesting toys. The owner was very helpful and thanks to his recommendations, the...More

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Patricia G, Owner’s wife at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful review. We are very glad the toys were a hit!

Reviewed January 24, 2018

This is a small shop and can be missed easily if one is not observant but is located in a delightful spot some distance from Prague Castle The toys are traditional representing the Czech republic. From puppets to dolls and trinkets. I actually went seeking...More

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Patricia G, Owner`s wife at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Hi Miguelito, and thank you for this lovely review - I responded earlier, but somehow it did not get published. We appreciate your pointing out how a visit to the shop can be folded in to a nice walking tour of the Lesser Quarter and...More

Reviewed October 13, 2017

Loved this toy shop. Everything was different, much of it made of wood. The owner was so helpful and we bought some of the lovely little musical matchboxes. Really worth a trip

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Patricia G, Owner`s wife at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Hi, and thank you for writing. Ivan (the owner and my husband) really enjoys the shop - whether it`s selecting and displaying the toys, or helping people find just the right thing. We appreciate your review and are glad you enjoyed the shop.

Reviewed April 28, 2017

A small shop, but packed with genuine Czech wooden toys and ornaments. The owner is knowledgeable and helpful. I was looking for Christmas decorations (in April!) and was lucky enough to come across this shop. A few items of Erzgebirge too. Prices are honest and...More

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Patricia G, Owner`s wife at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you pointed out that the shop is not touristy, because some might think it would be since it is near historic places like the Loreta Church, Strahov Monastery and the Petrin gardens. But it really is...More

Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is an amazing toy shop full of all the things that any child (even a grown up) would want. It was like returning to my childhood all over again. Wooden toys adorn the walls, shelves and cabinets of this small but very inviting shop....More

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Patricia G, Owner`s wife at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2016

Thank you for the kind review! We are glad you had such a good time, and appreciate your comment about the lack of superheroes and plastic. Very true!

Reviewed May 3, 2016

The rocking horse toy shop is a real hidden gem, a tiny shop that will make you want to step in and go back in time. Seeing the over doze of the use of plastic in children s toys this was a pleasant change. Ivan,...More

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Patricia G, Owner at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a genuine pleasure to have you in the shop. With best wishes, Ivan

Reviewed April 6, 2016

Small shop with great variety of wooden toys for any age - from babies and toddlers toys to complex brain teasers. The prices are very reasonable.

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Patricia G, Owner`s wife at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2016

Thank you!

Reviewed March 10, 2016

This is a good-value specialist toy shop selling what seem like locally made toys, many wooden. The owner was very helpful and let me 'play with' a pull-along clacky crocodile perfect for my granddaughter. Nice wooden building bricks too at various prices. This is much...More

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Patricia G, Owner's wife at Rocking Horse Toy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2016

Thank you! You are right - we have only locally made toys ( local meaning mostly Czech, with some German and Italian.) We hope your granddaughter was happy with her pull-toy, and thank you for taking the time to write!

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Hi, Etta g, and thank you for asking. We are on the other side of the river from you, and up the hill at the top of the castle area (Hradčany), so I am afraid we are not really close. If you walked over to the Malostranska... More
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Hi again. I know you and I have already corresponded but Trip Advisor is bombing me with reminders to answer you - I think your question about the Hotel Josef got sent unfinished one time. So no need to bother to answer... More
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