Top Choice Brewery in Plzeň

Pilsner Urquell Brewery

Plzeň's most popular attraction is the tour of the Pilsner Urquell Brewery, in operation since 1842 and arguably home to the world's best beer. Entry is by guided tour only, with three tours in English available dai…
Top Choice Museum in Plzeň

Techmania Science Centre

Kids will have a ball at this high-tech, interactive science centre, where they can play with infrared cameras, magnets and many other instructive and fun exhibitions. There's a 3D planetarium (included in the full-…
Museum in Plzeň

Brewery Museum

The Brewery Museum offers an insight into how beer was made (and drunk) in the days before Prazdroj was founded. Highlights include a mock-up of a 19th-century pub, a huge wooden beer tankard from Siberia and a coll…
Synagogue in Plzeň

Great Synagogue

The Great Synagogue, west of the Old Town, is the third-largest in the world – only those in Jerusalem and Budapest are bigger. It was built in the Moorish style in 1892 by the 2000 Jews who lived in Plzeň at the ti…
Museum in Plzeň

Patton Memorial Pilsen

The Patton Memorial details the liberation of Plzeň in May 1945 by the American army, under General George S Patton. Especially poignant are the handwritten memories of former American soldiers who have returned to …
Church in Plzeň

St Bartholomew Church

Gigantic Gothic St Bartholomew Church looms over the surrounding facades from the centre of náměstí Republiky. Ask at the City Information Centre about guided tours. Look inside at the delicate marble 'Pilsen Madonn…
Underground in Plzeň

Underground Plzeň

This extraordinary tour explores the passageways below the old city. The earliest were probably dug in the 14th century, perhaps for beer production or defence; the latest date from the 19th century. Of an estimated…
Museum in Plzeň

Puppet Museum

Plzeň's museum of marionettes and puppetry is well done and certainly worth a look in, especially if you're traveling with younger children. The exhibits are understandably heavy on Czech puppet tradition, but there…
Zoo in Plzeň

Zoo Plzeň

Plzeň's zoo is one of the best in the country, with a sizeable collection of exotic animals, including rhinos, hippos and giraffes. There are also camel and donkey rides for the kids. You can buy a combined-entry ti…
Amusement Park in Plzeň


This dinosaur park has life-sized replicas of some 30 dinosaurs, as well as films and playgrounds. You can buy a combined-entry ticket for both the DinoPark and the adjacent Zoo Plzeň (adult/concession 210/140Kč).