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Preparing your trip to Ostrava: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. Ostrava has a small international airport that regularly takes flights from Milan, London, and Dubai. The city can be reached by high-speed trains from Prague, Brno, Vienna, Bratislava, Moscow, and Krakow.
2. A temperate climate prevails in Ostrava, so even it is never too hot here even in summer. Regardless of the season, fans of outdoor recreation and night walks should take some warm clothes with them on a trip.
3. In Ostrava, you can visit some of the most famous breweries in the Czech Republic. They brew many special beers, which have held the status of one of the best in the country for many years.
4. The city has a well-developed public transport system. By buses, trolleybuses, and trams, you can get to any area of interest. You can specify the schedule and features of the routes in a tourist information center.
5. Tickets for public transport can be purchased either directly from the driver or at bus stops. They are also sold in vending machines, newsstands, and tobacco shops. Active tourists will benefit from buying a pass for a few hours or days. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Ostrava presents hotels of various categories. However, affordable rooms can be found even in luxury hotels. The most expensive hotels are located on the central streets of the city.
7. Historically, local residents dislike the residents of the capital and the capital culture as a whole. The last thing you should do is compare the cities - this can greatly offend the townspeople.
Ostrava is one of the oldest cities in the country, first mentions of which appeared in 1267. Ostrava was located on the crossroads of important trade routes, so until the 18th century it … Open
8. The local dialect is very different from that prevailing in the capital area. Even those fluent in Czech may not understand some words and phrases.
9. Shopping fans should pay attention to jewelry of the local brand Eblonex, as well as Swarovski crystal jewelry. Be sure you'll appreciate their high quality and pretty attractive prices.
10. Thrifty tourists should look for bakeries and pastry shops presented in the city. They are open from early morning and offer visitors a wide choice of sandwiches and pastries at reasonable prices.
11. Ostrava is famous for its nightclubs, bars, and pubs, each of which features its unique setting. Bars and pubs decorated in historical style are especially attractive.
12. If you'd rather spend an evening away from noisy clubs, it's worth paying attention to the local planetarium. It often hosts live concerts, and visitors are invited to admire the stars to the sounds of music.
13. Fans of festivals will be interested in visiting the city in summer. In summer, it holds historical festivals and fairs, most of which take place in the historic district.
14. The weather in Ostrava is very comfortable and mild at any time of the year. Even in the midst of winter, air temperature rarely drops below -5 °C. It'd be a great idea to visit the city during Christmas and New Year celebrations. Special entertainment programs are organized in December and January.
15. The city's poor environmental situation is nothing but a common myth. In fact, virtually all the old industrial plants have long been closed so they do not pose any harm to the environment.
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Czech Republic: travelling advices

6. In the Czech Republic, it is customary to yield seats in public transport to the elderly, pregnant women, and children of preschool age. Ignoring this rule can cause resentment among others.
7. In shops, subway, buses, squares, and other crowded public places, it is important to watch your wallets, bags, and pockets. Pickpockets never sleep here. Important documents are best to be kept in a safe of the hotel room.
8. Traveling by car, park it only in guarded parking lots - theft from cars parked in the streets is very common in the Czech Republic.
9. Leaving a rented apartment or hotel room, it is important to make sure that the doors are locked, as burglaries are not uncommon here, especially when it comes to rooms of tourists. … Open
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Travelling to Ostrava - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Ostrava. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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