Plzeň

West Bohemia, Czech Republic

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Address:West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Plzeň is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic and home to Pilsner Urquell beer. 

The city was founded in the 13th century by King Wenseclas II and is located in West Bohemia. 
It has become an important industrial, cultural, commercial and administrative center dominated by the highest church tower in the Czech Republic - the Gothic St. Bartholomew Cathedral. If you want to have some great views of the historic city centre (which include the Renaissance City Hall, Baroque reconstruction of the Archdeacon’s house and Franciscan Monastery) we highly recommend to climb up the tower. 

The Great Synagogue

was built in the late 19th century and is located near the city centre. It is the second largest in Europe and the third largest synagogue in the world. The synagogue also serves as an important exhibition place as well as a fantastic concert venue. 

Festivals and events

Plzeň hosts some of the locally and internationally well known events and festivals, i.e the Smetana Days, the Theatre Festival, International Drawing Biennial, Skupa’s Plzen, and the International Big-Band Festival. The Liberation Festival is a special event taking place in early May giving thanks to the U.S. Army who liberated Plzeň. People are freely dancing in the streets, you can hear jazz everywhere...

Pilsner Urquell

If you are a beer lover, do not miss a trip to the world renowned brewery. You will learn about the ingredients used, about the current and past breweries...And of course, you will taste the filtered Pilsner Urquell beer straight from the barrel! In the Brewery Museum you are free to explore the Gothic house with well and learn more about the history of beer brewing. 

 

 

Upcoming events

Sightseeing Art Tour in Rudolfinum

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Home of Czech Philharmonic

Prague Ticket Office is the only exclusive ticket seller of the Rudolfinum art tour. Visit the presidential and conductor's lounge and both famous concert halls of Rudolfinum with an employee of the Czech Philharmonic as your guide.

Prague Symphony Orchestra Concerts

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November 2017 until June 2018

The best of Prague classical music - Prague Symphony Orchestra concerts! Look forward to Mahler´s Symphony No. 9, J. S. Bach, Jose Cura, A. Dvořák, music from The Oscar winning movie The Shop On The Main Street and more!

Euroart Prague Festival of Chamber Music

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November 2017 until June 2018

This acclaimed festival will bring you the best of chamber music performed by the acknowledged European chamber ensembles. Czech Republic will present the great Stamic Quartet. Look forward to music of J. Haydn, A. Dvorak and more!

Exceptional Orchestral Concerts in Prague

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December 2017 until April 2018

The outstanding orchestral concerts in the Smetana Hall are not to be missed. The world known conductors (such as Libor Pesek, Steven Mercurio, etc.) will be hosts in this 25th season of Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Book now!

Christmas Concerts

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Christmas concerts in Prague are known for its long tradition and beautiful atmosphere.

New Year in Prague

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Planning your New Year´s Eve in Prague? Choose one of our many events!

Listen and Dine

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Pairing delicious Czech meal and classical or jazz music.

Sightseeing Tours

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Large selection of sightseeing tours in or outside of Prague. Tickets for private tour with your own guide or sightseeing tours with small group.

Gift Certificates

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Special Christmas Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you suprise them by unique Christmas present! We offer the Via Musica Christmas Gift Certificate.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best possible discount for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

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