Pension City Plzen
Travel Blogs from Plzen
long, the Synagogue managed to remain intact, and is now in a wonderful
condition, and provides an amazing view to what the community built over 120
We wandered back through the square and off
to Groll, a microbrewery that had been built on the northern edge of the city,
where we happened to run into Michael again. A few more beers (wine for Emma)
and discussions with him and his friends ...
... had a good walk around the town, had a picnic in one of the pretty little parks, and walked along and sat by the river which was very relaxing.
The afternoon we arrived we did a tour of Pilsen’s historical underground. The tour was in Czech, but we had an audio guide in English, and it was interesting wandering the labyrinth of passageways, cellars and wells dating back to the 14th century. The tunnels were ...
... had to eat first. We found a little pub and popped in, the weather was becoming fierce outside; wind, and very dark skies.
What a wonderful surprise; the restaurant served gluten free food, nearly everything on the menu could be made gluten free. This had been a problem in Prague, there were very few selections so this was so very welcome. I had a meal called Tavern Potatoes; consisting of fried potato slices, a cream sauce with ham and broccoli over the ...
... were lined up in these underground chambers. There are 22km of these chambers and 27 of these huge ice chambers that they kept full of ice to maintain a cold temperature. There is no ice there now but it was still only 6 degrees down there. We got to have a beer straight from a tap from one of the huge barrels. The weather has cooled a little to a rather nice temperature. Perfect for sitting and enjoying a Pilsner Urquell. Actually it is ...
... since we were in a dorm room sold to us a double) and headed off for breakfast. McDonalds was closed due to a public holiday (!!!!) so we found an Indian place that we had read about just off the main square. Silly thing to have for breakfast, but since it was after 12 we could technically claim that it was lunch. It was delicious, and we were very stuffed.
Back in the Square, we decided the best thing to do after eating a large meal of Indian food is to climb a church ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed