Top things to do in Plzeň

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 exhibits. There's a 3D planetarium (included with admission f…
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 at least four tours daily in English…
Top Choice Steak in Plzeň

Aberdeen Angus Steakhouse

One of the best steakhouses in the Czech Republic. The meats hail from a nearby farm, where the livestock is raised organically. There are several cuts and sizes on offer; lunch options include a tantalising cheeseb…
Top Choice Pub in Plzeň

Měšťanská Beseda

Cool heritage cafe, pub, expansive exhibition space and occasional art-house cinema – the elegant art nouveau Mêšťanská Beseda is hands-down Plzeň's most versatile venue. The beautifully restored 19th-century pub is…
Top Choice American in Plzeň

Buffalo Burger Bar

Tuck into some of the best burgers in the Czech Republic at this American-style diner, with cool timber decor the colour of a well-done steak. Everything is freshly made, from the hand-cooked tortilla chips, zingy s…
Top Choice Theatre in Plzeň

New Theatre

Plzeň's stint as European 'Cultural Capital' in 2015 saw the opening of this jaw-dropping new theatre building, which stages drama, opera, ballet and musicals. There's also a smaller stage (Malá Scéna, or Black Box)…
Tunnel in Plzeň

Underground Plzeň

This extraordinary 60-minute guided 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…
Indian in Plzeň

Everest Restaurant

The region's best Indian restaurant offers a spicy alternative to pork and dumplings. All of the standard chicken and lamb dishes, plus many vegetarian options, cooked to a high standard. The location, on a busy roa…
Museum in Plzeň

Museum of West Bohemia

Plzeň's impressive main museum is generally held back by a lack of information in English, though a couple of the exhibitions, including an enthralling presentation of the city's history from the 10th to 19th centur…
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 …