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

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

Published: 29/11/2013, Martina Chomátová
Great Synagogue – the third largest in EuropeGreat 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 in Europe, served the community for just 50 years before the local population was decimated in the…

Published: 17/09/2013, Edita Laštovková
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 19th century travelling theatre along with the originals of the country’s most popular puppets,…

Published: 18/07/2013, Edita Laštovková
Pilsen Week in RegensburgPilsen Week in Regensburg

Pilsen and Regensburg became twin cities twenty years ago, and this partnership has primarily flourished in culture. The City of Pilsen will be in Regensburg’s spotlight at the end of September, with Alfa Theatre’s puppet theatre performance of Don Juan,…

Published: 17/09/2013, Edita Laštovková
Celebrate Pilsner’s birthday at Pilsner FestCelebrate Pilsner’s birthday at Pilsner Fest

This year’s popular Pilsner Fest is again scheduled for early October to coincide with the day the famous Pilsen lager came into being. “Pilsner” was first brewed by Bavarian brewer Josef Groll on 5 October 1842.

Published: 17/09/2013, Edita Laštovková
New museum exhibitions reveal the pastNew museum exhibitions reveal the past

The exhibitions at the newly-built Emperor Franz Joseph I Museum were opened to the public in 1913. A century after the event, the museum – now called the Museum of West Bohemia – is opening two permanent exhibitions that look back at the history…

Published: 24/06/2013, Edita Laštovková
Summer at the Zoo and DinoPark Summer at the Zoo and DinoPark

One of the most beautiful zoos in Bohemia is locat¬ed just a few kilometres from the centre of the city and is easily accessible by public transportation and car. The attractive setting at Pilsen Zoological and Botanical Garden, which is spread out…

Published: 18/07/2013, Edita Laštovková
Summer at Pilsner Urquell Summer at Pilsner Urquell

Every Thursday, from 11 July through to 29 August, the courtyard at the Pilsner Urquell brewery comes alive with music, beer and good fun.

Published: 18/07/2013, Edita Laštovková
Living Streets Summer FestivalLiving Streets Summer Festival

Pilsen is a city with a long history of culture, and it made the most of this when it fought to receive the title of European Capital of Culture 2015. The city hosts interesting events and festivals throughout the year.

Published: 18/07/2013, Edita Laštovková
Did you knowDid you know

Pilsen was established by King Wenceslaus II in 1295 at the confluence of four rivers – the Úhlava, Úslava, Radbuza and Mže? Today Pilsen covers an area of nearly 140 km2 and is home to over 168,000 residents. It is the seat of a bishopric and a university.…

Published: 23/05/2013, Edita Laštovková
Techmania invites you to “learn through play” Techmania invites you to “learn through play”

Techmania science centre is worth a visit not only on bad weather days. The space of an unused production hall is now used as a unique science centre filled with interesting exhibits.

Published: 18/07/2013, Edita Laštovková