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Top Choice Cafe in Olomouc

Cafe 87

Locals come in droves to this funky cafe beside the Olomouc Museum of Modern Art for coffee and its famous chocolate pie (45Kč). Some people still apparently prefer the dark chocolate to the white chocolate. When wi…
Czech in Olomouc

U Anděla

You may have to wander some to find this atmospheric haunt, down a tiny lane behind Dolní náměstí. While the cooking is only a step or two above average, the warm, country-pub setting is perfect for a relaxing dinne…
Cinema in Olomouc

Kino Metropol

For Hollywood hits and occasional art-house surprises. There's a small cafe inside and a children's play area.
Opera in Olomouc

Moravské Divadlo

From opera to ballet, all affordably priced.
Church in Olomouc

Chapel of St Jan Sarkander

This tiny, round chapel is named after a local priest who died under torture in 1620 for refusing to divulge false confessions. It's built on the site of the jail where he died, part of which is preserved in the cel…
Museum in Olomouc

Museum of Modern Art

On two floors, the museum showcases art from the 20th century under the heading 'A Century of Relativity'. One floor focuses on movements from the first half of the century, including expressionism, cubism and surre…
Museum in Olomouc

Regional History Museum

Housed in a former convent, this is part-ethnographic museum and part-natural history museum. One section focuses on the history of Olomouc from the 6th century to modern times. The second section focuses on the geo…
Church in Olomouc

St Wenceslas Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral, the seat of the Olomouc Archbishop, was originally a Romanesque basilica that was first consecrated way back in 1131. It was rebuilt several times before finally (in the 1880s) having the…
Vegetarian in Olomouc

Green Bar

Around 100Kč will get you a feast of salads, couscous and veggie lasagne at this self-service vegetarian cafe. It's popular with a cosmopolitan mix of overseas students.
Nepalese in Olomouc


Located in a popular Irish pub, this Nepalese-Indian eatery is the place to go for something a little different. The 110Kč buffet lunch is an excellent deal (choice of four or five mostly vegetarian items), but try …