Hotel U Zvonu
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... the end of WWII the bells of the church had been
stolen, and there was a community effort to replace them with remanufactured
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Next was the world's 3rd largest Synagogue,
built at the end of the 19th century by the two and a half thousand Jewish who
used to call Plzen home before WWII. After the war, only about 200 remianed,
and of them almost none returned to the city. So, while almost ...
... are some modern fountain sculptures, the Plague column and pretty coloured historical buildings along its edges. We must have a thing about going to places undergoing construction, because much of the old town was undergoing some pretty major refurbishment work so there were tractors and diggers and scaffolding blocking some streets. Unfortunately we also missed going up the church tower as there was an event on and it was closed, ...
Time to leave Prague, Dieter would be outside the hotel near 11am. We had breakfast that the hotel served: toast, meat, cheese, tomatoes and coffee. From breakfast we finished packing then went out to the square to buy some chocolates, macaroons and a cappuccino. We met Dieter, threw our things into the back of the car and were off.
On the way Dieter suggested that we go to a summer palace in Pilsen and we agreed. When we got to Pilsen it was lunch time so of ...
... the stairs down... I wish we would have taken them up in the first place).
We took in the views from the top of the hill and strolled through the gardens. There was not much to see in the gardens because everything was winterfied and bundled up. We made our way over to the lookout tower that looked like the Eiffel tower. We were going to go up the tower but they charged a rediculous amount to enter the observation room and you had to pay extra to use the elevator to get ...
... Viktoria” - specifics about our arrival in Plzen are mentioned - in another - "..the rain" is information about other aspects of our stay. I’m going to introduce you to one of our hosts, Ing. arch. Jan Soukup. We first met Jan at the Religious Art Museum - Pilsen Diocese. He was going to be our guide for a tour of the Museum. Jan was the architect for the conversion from monastery to a museum and had spent nearly twenty years working on ...