The capital of West Bohemia, was founded by the
Czech King Wenceslas II. The eventful history of the city
can be seen during the sightseeing of many interesting buildings.
The historical city center is dominated by the slim tower
of the Gothic St.Bartholomew“s Cathedral. With his height
of 102 m is the highest church spire in Bohemia. The whole
range of important buildings is in evidence of the era of
great boom in the city on the turn of the last two centuries.
Plzeņ is famous mostly due to the products of Pilsner Brewery
and the heavy machinery factories koda.
Beer World (more
Plzen is the place where golden lager beer was born in
1842, since then the whole beer world has been trying
to imitate it. Beers bearing names such as "pils",
"pilsner" or "pilsener" number in
hundreds; however, the only original recognized worldwide
is Pilsner Urquell. In the Pilsner Urquell Beer World
you will discover the secret of this original and will
become acquainted with the renowned Czech art - that of
brewing good beer. You can become familiar with the history
of brewing - from the earliest times to the recent past
- in our Brewery
Museum. Afterwards, we will offer you a face-to-face
encounter with the unique Pilsner Urquell beer in the
brewery itself - its birthplace. A tour of the brewery
behind you, we will invite you to a stylish alehouse,
"Na Spilce", where you will be able to enjoy
the Pilsner Urquell beer as it should be: that is to say,
with an excellent meal. Before leaving the Beer World,
you will certainly want to buy a "beer" souvenir
in the gift
The Pilsner Urquell Beer World is worth getting to know.