Explore the premises of a former black coal mine Hlubina and learn about the actual coal mining, as well as the processes of turning it into coke and its use in a blasting furnace. Our guide will also show you our newly reconstructed buildings in the area which serve as a cool cultural centre known as Hlubina, or the former coke battery now called KOX, and we‘ll tell you more about the production of pig iron.
Craving a rush of adrenaline? Visit the superstructure of the blasting furnace no.1 with a view over Ostrava and the Beskydy mountains. Every Sunday, you can also visit the multifunctional auditorium Gong which was built inside a former gas holder from 1924.
All of our foreign visitors can use our mp3 audio guide for the tour A; the audio which is identical to the guide’s commentary is available in English, German and Polish. There is an extra charge of 100 CZK for the audio player additional to the price of the ticket.
If booked ahead, groups of more than 10 people are eligible to use the services of our foreign language speaking guides – these tours are available in English, German, Polish and Russian.
The guide service of Lower Vítkovice reserves the right to flexibly alter the guided tours with regard to the weather forecast in order to ensure the maximum possible safety of the visitors.