KOSICE, Slovakia

Area Code 055, $1=31.36, E=39.28, May 26, 2005

Tel numbers changed: always put a "6" before using of the old no.

Web sites:

i MIC(Tourist Office): Hlavna 2 (Shopping mall Dargov)
T16-186, F623-0909,, , M9:30-18, Tu9-18:00, Sa 9-13:00 Sells souvenirs, maps - 19sk, 1 day bus tickets- 40sk, single-12sk Reserves accommodation - 5sk charge for a phone call. List of all accommodation & prices in Kosice.
i MIC KOSICE: Hlavna 111(Shopping mall Tesco), T16186 F623-0909, M-F8-19:00, SaSu8-16:00, map 19sk,
AE American Express(Tatra Tour): Alzbetina 6 T6224872 , M-F9:00-12:30,13:15-17:0, T/C Com 1% $=31.31sk, E=39.3sk, GBP=57.4sk
$ V. U Bank: northern end of Hlavna and Hlavna 6, M-F 730-1630, Th 730-1200 com1% min $50
$ Priemyselna Banka: opp. of Tesco, Hlavna nam M-F 8-18 T/C no com. $=31.28sk, E=39.27sk, GBP=57.36sk
$ Investicna a Rozvojova Banka: Hlavna X Alzbetina (X means: corner) M-F 8-1630 WED 8-1400. rates similar, 1% com
$ Prva Komunalna Banka: S end of Hlavna, M-F 8-1600 THU 8-1300 rates similar, 1%com
$ Tesco money changer: bad rates, but operates till the Tesco is opened No com. $=31.24sk, E=39.29sk, GBP=57.34sk
$ Istrobanka: Sturova 7 and Hlavna 4, $1=?, TC?, 2%com
$a ATM Istrobanka: ul. Mlyniska 16 ATM Visa, MC, Cirrus
P1 Police Station Trieda SNP 35, T427843 Police for foreigners & Passport Office.
H1 Hospitals ?
Hp Pharmacy Pri dome Hlavna M-F8-18:00
Hp2 Pharmacy: Toryska 1 24hr
Hp3 Pharmacy: Train station
M0 Post Office: GPO Postova M-F7-19, Sa7-14:00
M2 Post Office: In Departman Store Dargov, right in the beginning of Hlavna ulica (S end) Poste Restante. This is much more convenient.
M1 Telephone Office: Rumanova +Svatoplukova, N. from Train St., 24hrs. Telephone card 150sk
There are several cardphones , around town. Can buy cards from tourist office.

Kosice is a major transport center for international services.
A Airport International flights to: Praha, Wien
T Train Station: Predstanicne nam. 10 min walk from center.ATM Money changer(E=39.1, $=31.4, GBP=56.7sk no com.), luggage 25sk/p
B1 Bus Terminal: Near Train St.

Local Transport
The central area is walkable. Bus & trams run from in front of the train station to the suburbs. Circuiting the centre.
Taxi Slovan taxi, Hlvana 1, T6222-1111
Bus/Tram 1 ticket 12sk, day ticket 40sk
car parking It is almost impossible to park free, everywhere you have to pay 5-8sk/h?

m Market: VSZ stadium, off Sturova bus #16 from Station/Center.
m Fruit market Kostliveho.
s Supermarket Tesco:Hlavna 111 M-F8-20, Sa8-17, Su8-16 Tesco buses are running between Tesco and the train station or #32 bus for 10 mins.
s Bookshop Kultura: Hlavna 17 M-F9-18, Sa9-13 English Language magazines.
s BP Press(Press shop): Hlavna 102, M-F7-20, Sa7-20, Su10-20:00, It stocks many foriegn newspaper. Herald Tribune 100k

There are several theaters in Kosice - check with tourist office for info.
Cinemas: 100-120sk Posters listing current films are located around the main square.
c1 Capitol: ul. Masarykova 2
c2 Druzba: ul. Hrouska
c3 Usmev: Kasarenske nam 1.
c4 Tatra: Hlavna, behind tourist information.

Feb Tennis competition
May Music Festival
City Festival
Jul/Aug Summer Festival - music
Aug 23-28 International Folklore Festival
Oct Marathon for Peace
Nov Sakral Festival

@ Internet @
Many Internet Cafes are found just off Hlavna 30sk/hr
@ Internet Centrum: Hlavna 27, 9-22:00, 30sk/hr

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