Ostrava is a modern and industrial city in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. Located a short distance from the border with Poland, the city is sited at the meeting of the Lučina, Opava, Ostravice and Odra rivers. Ostrava is the largest city in the country, apart from Prague. In recent years, Ostrava has added several theatres and galleries and hosts a range of cultural, musical, sporting and theatrical events throughout the year. Beside the hotels in Ostrava city centre, there are many shops and areas of interest to visit in the city.
What can I enjoy outside my working hours in Ostrava?
If you are interested in the theatre, Ostrava offers the Antonín Dvořák Theatre, the Jiří Myron Theatre, the Petr Bezruč Theatre and the Aréna Chamber Theatre, with various performances held throughout the year. The Avion Shopping Park and OC FORUM Nová Karolina are two shopping malls in the town centre, with many shops, restaurants and fast food outlets.
For evening entertainment, Cinema City has several screens showing all the latest films, or you can enjoy musical entertainment at Klub Parník. Among the many restaurants in the city centre, the highly recommended Moravská Chalupa serves local dishes and is perfect for a relaxed business lunch. To keep up your exercise regime, Pure Jatomi Fitness Ostrava offers a full range of fitness equipment.
What does Ostrava have to offer me in the way of business facilities?
If planning a business event in the city, the various business hotels have a range of meeting rooms as well as business centres and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Some hotels have conference facilities accommodating up to 1,620 delegates. The city is conveniently served by the Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava (OSR), 37 km away, with regular transport into the town centre.
What interesting locations should I visit in from my hotel in Ostrava?
The Ostrava City Museum, exhibiting details of the city’s history, is located in the main central square- not far from your hotel in Ostrava. The town also offers the Ostrava Science and Technology Centre with interactive exhibits about the world of technology. Those interested in trains will enjoy the Railway Museum, while the Brewery Museum gives information about the history of brewing followed by a tasting session.