Ostrava is the third large city in the Czech Republic, located at the foot Beskids mountains. The city is cultural and entertainment vibrant. One may say that Ostrava is changing into commercial and university centre in the country. The castle in the Silesian Ostrava and the Mining Museum are the monuments entered onto the world heritage UNESCO list. One of the oldest building in the city is the old town hall that contemporary hosts the Ostrava Museum. Among others, you may see the Venus of Petrkovice – 20 thousand years old statue. In the mining part of Ostrava the Mining Museum is located and Anselm mine that is available for tourists. The Czech Republic is famous for its beer. The city offers the local beer tasting to the tourists while visiting the brewery museum. From the tower that is a part of the new town hall spreads magnificent panorama over the city and the Beskids Mountains. All through the year a great many of cultural events are held, festivals, spectacles and the like. One of the most popular music festivals that are held every year in the city area called Colours of Ostrava.
Train to Ostrava
There are five railway stations in the city. The most important one is the Ostrava-Svinov railway station. It provides long-distance and regional connections. From Ostrava you may travel to Prague within 3 hours in a comfortable and fast Pendolino trains. The tickets for those trains are available through Polishtrains.eu.
The most popular attractions in Ostrava:
The Market (Masaryk Square)
The Old Town Hall
Czech National House
St. Wenceslas’ parish church
Cathedral of the Divine Saviour
Antoni Dvorak’s Theatre
Railway stations in Ostrava:
Speed trains w Czechach
City Night Line
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