Pilsner Urquell Brewery, the birthplace of world renowned lager Pilsner Urquell, is the biggest brewery in the Czech Republic. Beer has been brewed in Pilsen nearly since its foundation. Pilsner Urquell Brewery itself was established and built by the combined power of citizens owning the brewing rights in 1842. At the former Burrghers´ Brewery in Pilsen the first batch of bottom fermented lager, which became subsequently famous around the world under the name Pilsner Urquell, was brewed. Pilsner Urquell Brewery is a major manufacturer and exporter of Czech beer. It exports beer to more than 50 countries around the world.
Pilsner Urquell Brewery is one of the most visited places in the city by tourists. Every year its tours are used by more than 250 thousand visitors from the whole world. During guided tours you will see an interactive sensory exhibition, history and the operation of the current modern production line. Guided tours finish in the brewery cellars, where you can taste unfiltered Pilsner beer 12°.
Tours of Pilsner Urquell Brewery
- times of tours in German language in October: Monday – Friday 1:00 pm, 2:45 pm, 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:45 am, 1:00 pm, 2:45 pm, 4:30 pm
- entrance fee (a guided tour in a foreign language): adults CZK 200, reduced CZK 120
- tickets for tours may be booked in advance on line at www.prazdrojvisit.cz, where more information can be found