Ostrava‘s City Centre

Ostrava‘s City Centre

Discover the highlights of Ostrava’s city centre. Learn more about the city’s ups and downs, and stories of its Jewish inhabitants.

  • Length of the Tour: 90 minutes/2 km
  • Start of the Tour: main square (Masaryk square) at the Ostrava Museum
  • End of the Tour: New Town Hall’s tower

What you visit and what you learn

  • The foundation of the city and city’s ramparts
  • The oldest Church of St. Wenceslas and the Cathedral of the Holy Saviour
  • The relationships of Czechs, Germans, and Poles
  • The great fire and the city’s reconstruction
  • The discovery of coal, the Vítkovice Ironworks, the city’s expansion
  • Ostrava – the second largest Jewish city in Czechoslovakia
  • The New Town Hall


  • Group up to 10 people – 2500 CZK
  • Group over 10 people – 250 CZK/person

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