Welcome to City of Kosice
Kosice, Slovakia is the second largest city in Slovakia with a population just over 250,000. The city is known for its colorful history involving numerous medieval and modern rulers including Hungarians, Turks, Czechs and Slovakians. The area around the city has been inhabited since the 8 th century and was later developed into a town than the 13 th century. The city grew quickly during the Middle Ages and even served as the capital of the liberated Czechoslovakia after World War II.
The best season to visit Kosice is during the spring months of April and May. The winters tend to be cold and harsh, while the summers can be hot and humid. However, no matter what the season, a week or two of rain can occur unpredictably.
Sightseeing Of Kosice
Kosice flights are available from Bratislava, Prague and Vienna. However, there are no budget airlines serving the city. Train transportation is also popular with connections from Prague, Bratislava, Budapest, and Kiev. The city has a relatively small and compact city center, so you can get around easily on foot. If you're visiting the suburbs, then the tram system is the best transportation option. Public transportation and walking will get you to all of the Kosice attractions relatively easy.
There are many Kosice attractions along Hlavana ulica. This main street is a pedestrianized street in the heart of the town. You'll find the Urban Tower, Saint Michael Chapel, The State Theater and the "singing fountain" here. You will also find many original homes.
Kosice also has many palaces to explore including The Andrassy's Palace, The Bishop's Palace, Captain's Palace and Jacab's Palace. The best way to see the city is to wander the streets or take a guided walking tour. This is a great way to learn about the city, while exploring Kosice attractions that are often closed to the public. There are also many museums and galleries to peruse as well.