Top things to do

Cinema in Karlovy Vary

Kino Drahomíra

A compact art-house cinema with a good cafe and free wi-fi access.
Bar in Karlovy Vary

Retro Cafe Bar

A retro-themed bar, cafe and restaurant that defies easy categorisation. A nice place to chill for coffee or a cocktail, and the food is not bad either. There's music in the evenings and retro-themed nights.
Theatre in Karlovy Vary

Town Theatre

Drama, comedy and musicals all feature here. Tickets are available from the theatre box office or at the Infocentrum tourist offices.
Church in Karlovy Vary

Church of Mary Magdalene

Karlovy Vary's most important Catholic church and one of its grandest baroque buildings is this imposing, twin-steepled structure in the heart of the spa. The church dates from the 1730s and is the work of baroque m…
Museum in Karlovy Vary

Jan Becher Museum

Jan Becher Museum deals with all things Becherovka, the town's famed herbal liqueur. Entry is by guided tour only, which must be booked in advance at the museum cash desk. Most tours are in Czech or Russian, but the…
Museum in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary Museum

The Karlovy Vary Museum has extensive exhibits on the town's history as a spa resort, Czech glasswork and the area's natural history.
Film in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The Karlovy Vary Film Festival in July always features the year's top films as well as attracting plenty of (B-list) stars. It's rather behind the pace of the likes of Cannes, Venice and Berlin but is well worth the…
Church in Karlovy Vary

Church of Sts Peter & Paul

This impressive Orthodox Church, with five polished onion domes and art-nouveau exterior murals, was apparently modelled after a similar church near Moscow. One of the church's most prominent decorations is a relief…
Museum in Karlovy Vary

Moser Glass Museum

The Moser Glass Museum has more than 2000 items on display. Tours of the adjacent glassworks and combined tickets are also available. There is a shop here, too, but the prices are not anything special, and there's a…
Vegetarian in Karlovy Vary

Kus Kus

This cosy cafe-bakery serves salads, pasta and homemade desserts with an organic and vegetarian tinge. They offer daily vegetarian lunch mains such as soya noodles or stuffed baked potatoes for 89Kč. Note the limite…