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Plzeň Destination Guide

Discover Plzeň in Czech Republic!

Plzeň in the region of Plzeňský Kraj with it's 164,180 habitants is a town located in Czech Republic - some 52 mi (or 84 km) South-West of Prague, the country's capital.

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Local time in Plzeň is now 08:05 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Prague" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Munich, Landshut, Hamburg, Chemnitz, Berlin or Ljubljana. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Mobilní aplikace Město Plzeň - Turist...

01:25 min ( May 03, 2012 by emanprague)
Views: 619 - Rating: 5/5

Poznejte Plzeň, čtvrté největší město v České republice, které v západní části Čech zaujímá výrazné dominantní postavení jako silné průmyslové, obchodní, kulturní a správní...

Plzeň

01:14 min ( October 01, 2009 by CaptainOddsocks)
Views: 720 - Rating: 5/5

Plzeň is Bohemia's second largest city and the Czech Republic's fourth. About halfway between Prague and Munich in West Bohemia, Plzeň was founded at the end of the 13th Century on the old trade rou...


Plzeň Main Square Water Fountain Inter...

01:02 min ( June 25, 2011 by Vance Sova)
Views: 444 - Rating: 3.66667/5

Www.vancesova.com Plzeň main square water fountain is a good place to cool off on a hot day and to meet some cool people. I had the fortune to be briefly interviewing nice Czech ladies there. Talking...

Pilsner Urquell Beer Brewery Plzeň-Pil...

00:59 min ( July 01, 2011 by Vance Sova)
Views: 525 - Rating: 3/5

Www.vancesova.com Pilsner Urquell beer brewery in Plzeň or Pilsen, Czech Republic is where the original, first lager beer has been produced since 1842. Prazdroj or Urquell means original source. Plze...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Plzeň during the next days.

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2019

Metalfest Open Air 2019

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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2019

Dronfest 2019

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Pilsner Urquell

Plzeňský Prazdroj (Original Source of Pilsner), known better by its German name Pilsner Urquell, is a bottom-fermented beer produced since 1842 in Pilsen, part of today's Czech Republic. Pilsner Urquell was the first pilsner beer in the world. Today it is a prominent brand of the global brewing empire SABMiller. Pilsner Urquell is more strongly hopped than most pilsner beers. Saaz hops, a noble hop variety, are a key element in its flavour profile, as are the use of soft water and fire-brewing.

More reading: Pilsner Urquell homepage
Located at 49.75, 13.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Beer and breweries in the Czech Republic, Plzeň, Purveyors to the Imperial and Royal Court

Pilsner Urquell Brewery

This article is for the brewery, for the beer it produces, see Pilsner Urquell {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:49.746758|13.387243|type:landmark|||||| |primary |name= }} Pilsner Urquell (Plzeňský prazdroj) File:Pilsner. gifType CorporationIndustry Alcoholic beverageFounded 1842Headquarters Pilsen, Czech RepublicProducts BeerRevenue CZK 15 billion (2010)Owner(s) SABMillerWebsite http://www. pilsner-urquell. com Pilsner Urquell Brewery (Plzeňský Prazdroj, a. s.

More reading: Pilsner Urquell Brewery homepage
Located at 49.75, 13.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Beer and breweries in the Czech Republic, Buildings and structures in the Plzeň Region, Companies of Czechoslovakia, Plzeň

Great Synagogue (Plzeň)

The Great Synagogue in Plzeň (Pilsen), Czech Republic is the second largest synagogue in Europe. A Viennese architect called Fleischer drew up the original plans for the synagogue in Gothic style with granite buttresses and twin 65-meter towers. The cornerstone was laid on December 2, 1888 and that was about as far as it got. City councillors rejected the plan in a clear case of tower envy as they felt that the grand erection would compete with the nearby Cathedral of St. Bartholomew.

More reading: Great Synagogue (Plzeň) homepage
Located at 49.75, 13.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:19th-century synagogues, Buildings and structures in the Plzeň Region, Former synagogues, Moorish Revival synagogues, Plzeň, Romanesque Revival synagogues, Synagogues in the Czech Republic, Visitor attractions in the Plzeň Region

University of West Bohemia

The University of West Bohemia (Czech: Západočeská Univerzita v Plzni, ZČU) is a university in Pilsen, Czech Republic. It was founded in 1991 and consists of seven faculties.

More reading: University of West Bohemia homepage
Located at 49.75, 13.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1991, Law schools in the Czech Republic, Universities in the Czech Republic

Úhlava

The Úhlava is a 108 kilometres long river in the Czech Republic, a right tributary of the Radbuza. Its source is situated on a slope of Pancíř mountain in the Šumava mountains, Klatovy District at an elevation of 1,214 metres . It passes the villages and towns Nýrsko, Janovice, Bezděkov, Klatovy, Švihov, Lužany, and Přeštice before flowing into the river Radbuza at the south edge of Plzeň. Its major affluent is the Chodská Úhlava. The basin area of the Radbuza is 919 square kilometres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 49.75, 13.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of the Plzeň Region