1 wedding of Michaela Kubišová and Pavel Matyska GUIDE FOR OUR GUESTS
3 It is a real pleasure to announce our wedding. It would be our honour if you would share our special day with us. On Saturday afternoon, May the 18th, the wedding ceremony will start at 1 o clock in Nové Adalbertinum building, Hradec Králové. The reception will follow after the ceremony. The official invitation will be delivered soon via post to your address. This document is intended to provide basic information which may be useful in organizing your trip to Hradec Králové. Whatever information you won t find in the following text, don t hesitate to ask via or phone call. We re looking forward to spending this important day with you. M + P
4 Content 1. The place 2. How to get there 3. Accommodation 4. What to do after 5. Additional information
5 The Place We both come from Hradec Králové, so the choice of the venue was quite clear. Situated 120 km north-east from Prague, Hradec Králové is easy to reach (see How to get there). In the historical centre of the town, the ceremony will be held in Nové Adalbertinum building - former monastery built in 1710, which has been recently renovated as the Congress Centre and the Hotel. Depending on the weather, the ceremony will either be held in the open-air yard or in one of the Halls situated on the ground floor. The following reception will start after the ceremony in the main Hall (old refectory) situated on the second floor of the building. In the evening, the neighbouring lounge room will be opened and part of the program will continue there.
6 Hradec Králové location Nové Adalbertinum The address of Nové Adalbetinum : Velké náměstí Hradec Králové Czech Republic
7 How to get there As mentioned in the previous chapter, Hradec Králové is well connected with Prague. Most international flights go to Václav Havel airport in Prague, and the following description provides the information on what to do after you land in Prague. Traveling from Prague to Hradec Králové, you have three basic options: You can take the train from Central Station Praha hlavní nádraží, the bus from the Bus terminal Florenc or Černý Most or you can rent a car directly on the airport. By Train To get from the airport to the Central Train station - Praha hlavní nádraží, you can take the direct bus marked AE (Airport express) or regular line 119 to the final stop Dejvická, where you change for Metro A. On Můstek junction you change from line A to line C which will take you to Hlavní nádraží. Exchange rate: Time demand Praha - Hradec Králové: Train Bus Car Link : 1 EUR = 24,9 CZK - takes around 90 minutes - takes 90 minutes - takes aroud an hour of driving on highway D11
8 Here is a link to search your train in advance. We suggest you to take direct train to Hradec Králové Hlavní nádraží. Links : By Bus Most buses to Hradec Králové depart from the main Bus Station Florenc (Metro C - Florenc). We advise you to make reservations in advance and take Student agency buses going from Terminal Černý most ( Metro B - Černý most ). See the link on the right. To get from the airport to Černý Most Terminal will take about 90 min. from/cm/.2.1#search-results By Car Directly at the airport, there are the following rental agencies: Hertz, Europcar, and Avis. For further information, see their websites. To go to Hradec Králové take D11 highway. nsf?open&~default
9 The public transport in Hradec Králové Directly in front of the Main Railway Station (Hradec Králové hlavní nádraží), there is a hub of all public transport lines. You can take one of the following numbers: 2,6,7,11,12,17 If you come by bus you will arrive to Central bus terminal. To get to the town centre, take one of the lines listed above. You can buy tickets for public transport inside the Main Railway Station or in the Bus Terminal building. Main Railway Station We assume that you will stay in some of the hotels situated nearby Nové Adalbertinum in the historical centre. To see the stop closest to your hotel, please turn the page. Parking For parking in Hradec Králové please check your hotel webpage. You can also park your car on Velké náměstí (in front of Nové Adalbertinum). It will cost you 30 CZK per weekend day. (Saturday afternoon/sunday) Central Bus Terminal
10 Public transport stops located around historical town center
11 Accommodation To provide the accommodation for all guests of our wedding is unfortunately out of our financial possibilities. We hope that you will understand. The attached list of possible accommodation options was selected in order to inform you about the hotels located in close surroundings. In case you come with your children, the best solution would be to make your reservation directly in Hotel Nové Adalbertinum. The hotel is located in the same building where the reception will be held. Please don t forget to mention that you belong to Mr.Matyska s wedding, you will get a discount. Hotel Nové Adalbertinum As already written - this is a suitable Hotel, because the way home after the party will be quite easy one - or at least it should be...
12 Hotel Tereziánsky dvůr This Hotel is regarded as one of the best in the town. Its location makes very easy to reach it. From Nové Adalbertinum it represents 5-10 minutes walk. Hotel U Královny Elišky This is popular Hotel by local people, situated 5 min walk distance from Nové Adalbertinum. az-ubytovani.net/accommodation.htm Hotel Boromeum residence According to the Booking.com server this is best evaluated Hotel in Hradec Králové. Easy to reach - only 5min walk from Nové Adalbertinum. Hotel Okresni dům This is a stylish Hotel in the Art Noveau building coming from It may be interesting for architects. ( very ugly webpage but beautiful interior - better to go directly to booking.com and search for hotel Okresni dum ) The walk from Nové Adalbertinum will take no longer than 10 min. Hotel U České Koruny Located in the medieval building the Hotel is situated 5 min walk from Nové Adalbertinum.
13 Hotel Grand Fair place located 10 min walk from Nové Adalbertinum. Hotel Alessandria Traditional Hotel located 30 min walk from Nové Adalbertinum or more probably reachable by taxi. We recommend to select some Hotel situated closer to the historical centre. Hotel Černigov Traditional place located next to the train station but rather distant from Nové Adalbertinum. To go back from the party you need to take taxi. We recommend to select some Hotel situated closer to the historical centre. Unfortunately about the other places we don t have any relevant information. For details about the hotel you ve selected visit its webpage or go to booking.com. We assume that making the reservation directly on the webpage of selected hotel will cost you less than booking.com services.
14 Hotels situated in the close surroundings
15 What to do after You are more than welcome to stay longer and enjoy your stay in the Czech Republic. The aim of this chapter is to roughly indicate the possibilities you will have during the days after the wedding (or before - up to your schedule) Hradec Králové As an architect, you may be interested in visiting the Museum of East Bohemia, which is a masterpiece of the late period of Art Nouveau in architecture. For more information check the links below. For nature lovers the surroundings of Hardec Králové offer several interesting goals and for example Krkonoše Mountains (the highest mountains in the CZ) are only 60 km away. links: Kr%C3%A1lov%C3%A9
16 _Nové Adalbertinum, 02_ Church of the Holy Spirit, 03_ Museum of East Bohemia, 04_ Aqua park, 05_Jiraskovy sady (Park), 06_ The Assembly of the Priest Ambrose (church), 07_Masarykovo square, 08_Ulrichovo square, 09_Main train station, 10_Central Bus Terminal
17 Prague It is bit out of range of this text, to inform you about all possibilities, you will have as a tourist in Prague. To plan your trip, click some of following links. links: Brno Second biggest city in Czech Republic offers among many other monuments the icon of modern architecture - Villa Tugendhat from Miese van der Rohe. To visit this villa, it is necessary to make a reseravtion - click the link below. links:
18 Český Krumlov Beautiful old town in South Bohemia with the country s second biggest chateau. Links : Karlovy Vary Historic (and biggest Czech) spa resort. Kutná Hora Historical town with famous St. Barbora cathedral, old silver mines and the Chapel of All Saints, which is decorated with thousands of human bones Olomouc Riverside university town with a 1,000 year history and the second-largest historical centre in the Czech Republic Plzeň ( Pilsen ) Home of the original Pilsner Urquell beer, and the largest city in West Bohemia.
19 Additional information Presents By far the best present for us will be your presence at our wedding. Nevertheless, if you will feel so inclined to present us with a gift, we would appreciate some symbolical financial support more than other types of wedding gifts. Confirmation Please confirm your attendance; this will help us to organize the reception. Please also let us know if you plan to come with your children. Invitation As stated in the beginning, the printed hard copy invitation will be delivered soon to your address by post. If you have not already done so, please let us know your postal address. Food The reception will consist of several courses. The main course will be based on Czech cuisine, but during the entire reception, international food will also be available. Please let us know if you suffer from any food allergies. Duration The ceremony will start at 1 PM. We expect the beginning of reception around 3 PM. The music program will start later and it will last till late night or early morning. Feel free to stay as long as you like. Contact phone:
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