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City break in Ostrava. Active leisure ideas for Ostrava - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Ostrava Ostrava is as rich in entertainment as it is in attractions. Svet Miniatur Miniuni opened in the city in 2004 is now one of the most popular miniature parks in Europe. It occupies an area of 1.5 hectares and presents replicas of world-famous landmarks made at a scale of 1:25. For the convenience of visitors, many walking trails have been laid around the park to ensure that its guests can see the sculptures in all their glory. Also, the territory of the park is equipped with a system of canals on which miniature ships are cruising. The park also has a functioning model railway. This amusement park is largely geared at visitors with children. Throughout the year, it holds lots of festivals and shows for families.
Traditional Czech cuisine prevails in Ostrava, and the townspeople are not indifferent to the historically established culinary traditions. Most of the dishes that can be tasted at local … Open
A must-have for all thrill-seekers is the main city attraction called Pohadkovy Sklepstrasidel. This is how the call a complex of ancient cellars that have been preserved under the main city square. Currently, they are all converted into terrific panic rooms. The total underground area occupies 150 square meters and features bone-chilling interiors. At every step, you can see statues and mock-ups depicting monsters and mythical creatures - not everyone is brave enough to go down to the dungeons. Like it or not, these ancient cellars are also home to real ghosts, stories about which are told not only by the staff but also by tourists who saw them with their own eyes. Although this attraction is one of the scariest in town, it is often visited by children.
The city has a wonderful zoo - Zoologicka Zahrada Ostrava. Here, besides animal enclosures, there is a botanical garden, as well as many recreation areas and attractions. In the first years after its opening in 1951, only volunteers from the local schoolchildren and students took care of the animals. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Residents of Ostrava are distinguished by a very calm and measured personality. It seems that no events can knock them out of their routine rhythm of life. They are never in a hurry and at … Open
To make it more fun for young people to spend time in the zoo, its administration built numerous sports grounds for them, and many of them are still popular. Today's zoo occupies a vast area of 103 hectares where you can see animals brought from different continents. Many rides for children of various ages are available in the zoo in summer. For the convenience of all visitors, there is a restaurant and several souvenir shops.
Ostrava-Přívoz Fans of interesting entertainment should totally visit Hvezdarna a planetarium Johanna Palisy. This observatory opened in 1980 forms a single unit with a planetarium. It got the largest projector in the country, and thematic programs and lectures on various fields of astronomy are held here every day. The huge projector makes it possible to broadcast a detailed map of the starry sky on the dome, and those who wish to admire the stars through a telescope are offered special evening and even night tours.
The starting point of most sightseeing routes in Ostrava is its central square Masarykove. It is surrounded by a beautiful ensemble of historic buildings belonging to various periods. A … Open
The city and its immediate surroundings are full of beautiful parks that should appeal to all nature enthusiasts. Polanecka Niva Park is part of an ancient forest where you can see centuries-old trees, as well as rare plant species. Several fascinating walking routes are currently laid out throughout the park. If you follow them, you can not only admire rare plants but also watch some typical inhabitants of these places.
Sareza Water Park situated in a very picturesque natural area is available in summer. Here, fans of water entertainment can enjoy several huge pools, including shallow children's ones. Visitors will be offered dozens of slides of various levels and other water attractions suitable for both adult thrill-seekers and the smallest ones. Besides, Sareza provides a nice cafe and many convenient terraces and relaxation areas.
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, … Open
When choosing a place for a night out, pay special attention to Imperial Casino. It would be of interest even to those who have never before been enthusiastic about games of chance. The casino is attractive with its luxurious vintage design. Apart from gaming tables, it houses a great bar offering a wide selection of cocktails and elite alcohol. Fans of modern music and dancing are welcome to Fabric, the most popular nightclub in town. Anyway, a rich selection of themed clubs and bars is always available to travelers in Ostrava.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Ostrava and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Ostrava
♥   Landscape Park 'Park Krajobrazowy Cysterskie Kompozycje Krajobrazowe Rud Wielkich' , 41.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Park Krajobrazowy Beskidu Śląskiego' , 52.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Żywiecki Park Krajobrazowy' , 66.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Strzelecki Park Krajobrazowy' , 69.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Park Krajobrazowy Góry Opawskie' , 77.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Ostrava
♥   Amusement park 'Silesian Amusement Park' Silesia, 70.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Miniature and Amusement Park' Inwald, 80.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Energylandia' Zator, 82.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Ostrava
♥   Water park 'Vodní svět Sareza' , 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Olešná' , 19 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Wisła' , 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Tarnowskie Góry' , 78 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Olomouc' , 81.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Ostrava

Guide to your best city break in Ostrava - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Ostrava - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Ostrava?' disappears immediately.
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