Main Post Office
Hlavni posta - Follow trida (avenue) T.G. Masaryk bearing left to Krale Jiriho ulice (street). Turn left onto Krale Jiriho ulice (street), take the first street to the right (Svahova ulice), and follow it up to the path running behind the courthouse and City Hall. Take Vrazova ulice (street) to Tuhnice and then to Sumavska ulice (street) - bus stop for Bus Route #2 - Sumavska.
Hlavni posta (Main
Post Office) - It is an important divider between the business and spa districts
of Karlovy Vary. The post office was designed by architect Friedrich Setz and
built in 1903. At that time, it was one of the most modern postal institutions
belonging to the Austo-Hungarian monarchy. On the exterior of the building at
the leve of the third floor, there are four individual allegorical statues. Each
statue represents one mode of communication/transportation - telegraph, railway,
shipping and post. The main post office building is one of the state heritage
- length 1800 m; ascent 15; duration 30 minutes;
Energy expended at average speed of 4-5 km/hr;
Person weighing 70 kg - 86 kcal; if 80 kg - 103 kcal.