Ostrava is the Czech's Republic third largest city. It is also the second largest area behind Prague. It is quite close to the border with Poland and it serves as the administrative center of the Ostrava City District and the Moravian-Silesian area. Once you rent a car from Sixt with their very affordable rates, you can conveniently get around to all the tourist hot spots. For instance, there is the Michael Mine, the Lower Vitkovice Area and Landek Park that has a Mining Museum Exhibition which are not found anywhere else in the Czech Republic. That puts Ostrava in a class of its own despite the fact it is not one of the country's leading tourist destinations. Also popular in Ostrava is Stodoln is Street. It is a center of streets with more than 60 restaurants, pubs and clubs that make Ostrava the place to go for a night on the town. There are also events at different times of the year; the largest being the Colors of Ostrava international music festival. History lovers will love the Silesian Ostrava Castle.