Primavera Hotel & Congress Centre
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... here in the middle of the 16th century. It's the home of the famous Pilsener Urquell. We would have loved to visit the brewery or the beer museum but we got into town too late.
Here an extract from Wikipedia for our American friends:
"On 6 May 1945, near the end of World War ...
... Czech interpretation of culture really does baffle me…
I had never been on a brewery tour and we both agreed in hindsight that had we thought out our itinerary slightly better then we would have probably just gone to the brewery and then home. Oh well. By the time the boring tunnels tour finished, 20 minutes late (it could have been worse, we were passed by a group of 20 odd Germans and a pretty ****** off looking tour guide) we were in a mad ...
... you wander around a series of displays depicting life in communist Czech Republic. After visiting an interrogation room guests sit and watch a movie with footage of the 1968 protests and the Velvet Revolution of 1989. It was very moving footage. The video also touches on agriculture under the Russians, and the fact that they added so much poison the food that life spans dramatically dropped.
After lunch we walked back ...
... taking 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 ...
... I then went through the brewery museum. It was pretty interesting. It has the only remaining section of the old city walls. There is a scale model of the brewery there which is actually a working brewery which can produce 30L of beer. It took the guy 18 years to build. I'm now sitting in the bar/restaurant adjoining the museum having an unfiltered and unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell. Apparently this is the only place it is sold. It's ...