Europe > Central Europe > Czech Republic > West Bohemia > Mariánské Lázně
The town is popular with German and Russian tourists and it can be difficult to communicate in English. The town is renowned as a spa town and hosts a number of springs. Accordingly, many hotels offer relaxation packages. 1 Tourist information kiosk (Městské infocentrum), Hlavní 47, firstname.lastname@example.org. Daily 9:00 - 18:00.
Mariánské Lázně is served by direct trains from Prague via Pilsen every two hours during the day. The journey from Prague takes 3 hours. Regular fare is CZK 247, second person in a group (of 2 or more) pays CZK 149, extra people in a group pay CZK 124, SporoTiket is CZK 170-220.
The town is walkable, although there are trolley buses available as part of the town's public transport. The fare is 12 CZK (as of August 2014) payable through a machine when you enter the bus (exact change only). Handy if your hotel is further from the centre, or you don't want to walk 20-30 minutes from the main station to Kolonada.
- 1 The Singing Fountain (Zpívající fontána). Daily 7A-10P, May-October. A spectacular fountain with a ten-minute recorded music show to accompany it every other hour.
- 2 The Colonnade (Kolonáda). The new Baroque Colonnade is an icon that could be said to represent the Czech spas.
- 3 Boheminium Miniature Park (Park Boheminium), Krakonoš 665. Models (on 1:25 scale) of important historical buildings and technical monuments.
- 1 Golden Globe (U zlaté koule), Nehrova 26. 11:00 - 23:00.
- 2 Doma Restaurant, Anglicka 116/23. 11:00 - 22:00.