Pilsen Czech Republic

I am Katerina Cvachova and I am an university student living and studying in Pilsen Czech Republic where I was born.
I am studying English and Arts so a lot of places I like are related to those. I like the Museum of West Bohemia and the Gallery of West Bohemia and I also love all the festivals that are here especially during spring and summer which are really great those are music festivals but also open air theatre festivals.
Pilsen or Plzeň is scheduled to be the European Cultural Capital for 2015! The city is famous for its Pilsner beer and is just 90km away from the capital city of Prague( Praha), Czech Republic

Cathedral of St. Bartholomew Pilsen Czech Republic
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew’s main area
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew Pilsen Czech Republic
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew interiors.
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew Pilsen Czech Republic
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew on the Square of Republic in Pilsen

My 5 recommendations are:

1. Summer City Fest

This is a music festival which combines different genres of music and takes place near the main centre of University of West Bohemia on Bory . The web page though is only in Czech.

2. Majales

I would also recommend another festival which is called Majales, which has almost 20 years long tradition and concentrates mostly on rock music genres. The website is also only in czech but I think it is worth seeing because of the atmosphere.

3. Brewery Museum

Because Pilsenn is also known for beer I would also recommend visiting the brewery and the brewery museum

4.Gallery of West Bohemia

I would also recommend visiting the Gallery of West Bohemia but the web sites are only in Czech language.

5. Techmania Science Center

Another interesting spot is the Techmania Science Center in Pilsen

6. Český Krumlov

Traveling Curiously highly recommends visiting Český Krumlov, an idyllic little town that’s very close to Pilsen. The little town of Český Krumlov is a UNESCO World Heritage site!

How to approach this city

 Josef Kajetan Tyl Theatre
The main theatre in Pilsen is the Josef Kajetan Tyl Theatre
 Great Synagogue
The Jewish Great Synagogue in Pilsen

There are information points right on the Republic Square where they can provide information for travellers. People in Prague are used to foreigners but elsewhere people could be surprised by foreigners but generally Czechs are kind and would help you if they understand English.

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