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Uherské Hradiště

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Uherské Hradiště

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Uherské Hradiště is a town in the Moravia, Czech Republic and could be translated as Hungarian Settlement.

Understand[edit]

Founded in 1257 by Czech king Přemysl Otakar II. Is considered the natural center of Moravian Slovakia (Slovácko) region known for its characteristic folklore, music, costumes, traditions and production of wine. The historical city center is historically preserved.

Get in[edit]

Car[edit]

Accessible easily via Car from Brno (W), Zlín(N), Trenčín (E) or Bratislava/Vienna (S) . City offers public parking spaces, in the center, parking is usually paid (free on weekends, nights and public holidays).

Train[edit]

Train station is located near city's main square Masarykovo náměstí, trains stop at the station directly or you can take a train to near city Staré Město and local train from there.

Bus[edit]

Bus station is on the other part of city (from train station) but still pretty close to the center. Buses from Prague, Brno or from Slovakia arrive multiple times daily.

Plane[edit]

Kunovice airport is situated in town south of Uherské Hradiště, but handles almost no civil traffic.

Get around[edit]

Town is big enough to be covered by foot only, but city offers 7 local bus (around town) lines as well buses to closer villages and more far away towns. Plan a bus trip. Taxi drivers are located in city center (mostly on Palackého náměstí road)

See[edit][add listing]

  • Tourist information center

Located on the main square, offers all information as well as access to the internet and souvenir shop. website

  • Slovácké muzem

(Moravian Slovakian museum) Collection which covers the whole of the Slovácko („Moravian Slovakia“) ethnographic region website

Do[edit][add listing]

  • City aquapark

Indoor pool with wellness, in summer ouside area open too. website

  • Summer film school festival

Every year last two weeks in July. Features full length or several day(s) tickets (optional accommodation included) festival locations accessible with paid ticket only, Night screening in Main square and park for public. Features concerts and discusions with makers as well. website

  • Slovácké slavnosti vína a památek

(Moravian Slovakian wine festival and open monument days) Starting in early September (first wine season) traditional wine, ethnographic presentations, dancing, and all monuments for free. A must see. website

Concerts and beach volleyball festival in early July.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Hotel Slunce located in the main square. U hejtmana Šarovce close to city center (easily reached by foot) Hotel Koníček outside of city center ~30min walk

Drink[edit][add listing]

There is a lot of pubs and cafes in city center, all of which are reasonably priced, in summer lot of them has outside seating as well.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Hotels e.g. Hotel Slunce U hejtmana Šarovce Hotel Koníček Grand Hotel

Contact[edit]

It is quite easy and cheap to buy a local SIM card with 3G access. Packages vary so check before purchasing. Some cafes and restaurants offer free wifi. Computers with internet access can be found at city information center.

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