Pilsen 2015 finalises European Capital of Culture programme
Pilsen 2015 finalises European Capital of Culture programme

The gala opening ceremony for Pilsen – European Capital of Culture 2015 is planned for 17 January 2015. The interesting programme starts in less than a year,…

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Touch the stars at Pilsen’s planetarium
Touch the stars at Pilsen’s planetarium

The unique 3D Planetarium was opened at Techmania Science Centre in November.

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Do you know who first brewed pilsner beer?
Do you know who first brewed pilsner beer?

It was Josef Groll, a brewer from Vilshofen, Bavaria, whom the burghers of Pilsen invited to their new Bürgerbrauerei to try and brew beer that was…

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Great Synagogue – the third largest in Europe
Great Synagogue – the third largest in Europe

The Great Synagogue on Sady Pětatřicátníků Street is one of Pilsen’s most dominant landmarks. The Jewish temple, which is now the third-largest synagogue…

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Visit Spejbl and Hurvínek at the Puppet Museum
Visit Spejbl and Hurvínek at the Puppet Museum

Historical building no. 233 on Republic Square is filled with historical and contemporary puppets and puppet theatres. You’ll also find a unique, early…

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... Pilsen is home to the largest synagogue in the Czech Republic, also the second largest synagogue in Europe and the third largest in the world?