We have repeatedly mentioned the picturesque Kosice in our articles, talking about architectural monuments, national dishes and traditions. Now we want to focus your attention on this city again. Ask why? We have great news, a new flight starts running on Sundays KOSHYTSE-UZHHOROD-TERNOPIL-ODESSA (during quarantine travel abroad is limited, but the route is valid in Ukraine). Departure time from Odessa is 09:00, and from Uzhhorod is 06:45. You can get detailed information by numbers: +380504346620 and +380673707096. We emphasize that the presence of a ticket during the trip is a protection of the passenger's rights from unforeseen circumstances during it!
The small but colorful Kosice attracts tourists with a combination of ancient architecture and urban landscape against the backdrop of the Black Mountain and the Gornad River. The most visited point on the map is usually the Old Center, which can be reached on foot or by tram and bus. The pearl of the Old Center is the Gothic building of St. Elizabeth's Cathedral, which was built for two centuries. Inside you can admire paintings and sculptures. No less famous in Kosice is the city theater with an interesting ceiling, which is decorated with scenes from the works of Shakespeare. After visiting the main attractions of the city, you can enjoy walking through the parks and main streets of the city to feel like a local. You should also visit the castles of Košice, of which there are many on the outskirts.
For accommodation in Kosice there are different options that depend on the price policy of the tourist. On average, a double room will cost from 45-50 EUR per night, there are more comfortable options, prices for which start from 65-70 EUR. There are also very low-budget options designed for students or unpretentious people. Such hostels or dormitories will cost about 26 EUR for the cheapest single room or from 13 EUR per place (bed)!
To satisfy hunger in Kosice there are many cozy restaurants, pubs for evening gatherings and just cozy pastry shops. The pleasure will be that lunch in a local cafe or restaurant will impress not only the quality but also the price level, which ranges from 8-9 to 20 EUR.
To consolidate the impressions of the trip, a successful shopping is suitable, which is worth going to the shopping center "Optima". To save time, it is better to use the tram № 5 or the bus №10, although you can also walk through the city center. To buy souvenirs or interesting things that will remind you of the trip, it is better to use the shops that are located in the historic buildings of the pedestrian part of Kosice.