South of the main square on Františkánská is the Assumption Church; when entering you pass an unusual crucifix with a clean-shaven...
West Bohemian Museum
The West Bohemian Museum fills a magnificent agglomeration of buildings. In the basement the original armoury (zbrojnice) features a...
Plzeň's museum of marionettes and puppetry is well done and certainly worth a look in, especially if you're traveling with younger...
Music Bar Anděl
By day a cool, hip cafe, the Anděl is transformed after dark into a rocking live-music venue featuring the best of touring Czech bands...
A highly regarded Spanish and tapas restaurant that manages to straddle the line between elegance and comfort. You'll find lots of...
Diocese Museum information
Lonely Planet review
The Diocese Museum, in the former Franciscan monastery (klášter Františkánů), exhibits a fine collection of church statues. The real reason to visit is to see the little St Barbara Chapel (kaple sv Barbory) on the cloister's eastern side; structurally unaltered since the 13th century, it bears the remains of decorative frescoes added in the 15th century.