Penzion U Gigantu
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... of place are some modern fountains, one in each corner. I'm not sure what the significance of the gold-coloured fountains is, they look like giant taps.
Just off the square is the brewery museum. We didnt go for the museum though, we went for the tour of the underground cellars of Plzen. As you know, Plzen is the home of the original pilsner beer. Where better to brew, store and sell this beer than in your cellar, where it would ...
... way interested in what the guide had to say and chatted amongst themselves but each to their own I guess.
We saw the production line and then ventured into the labyrinth of cellars before finally reaching the ultimate goal of a sample of the good stuff from one of the maturation casks.
The benefit of sitting at the front of the class was realised here as we were both able to grab our tasting cup from the tray holding the big plastic cups.
... commentary. Hopefully no one noticed us eavesdropping, but it's not our fault for understanding English.
After we sampled our free Pilsner Urqell that came with the museum ticket, we walked over to the main square to climb the tower of St. Bartholomew's Cathedral. While a decent ways up, the skyline of Plzen isn't all that exciting. Plzen in general wasn't all that exciting to us, it has some nice areas but feels a bit run down outside of the ...
... Jehněčí 600g – 1600I
Voda 1,5l – 300-500I
Kempy – 1000-1200I
Sprchy - 0-300I (100I v Landmannalaugaru, Reykjavík zdarma)
Nabíjení telefonu – 500I
Wi-fi – 300I
Pivo nízkoalkoholové – 75-200I
Pivo vysokoalkoholové (prodejny Vinbud)– 300-500I
Pivo v restauraci – 800-1500I
Mapa Islandu (není aktualizovaná) - 1600I
... Urquell beer... unfiltered, unpasteurized beer tapped straight from the oak barrels. Talk about fresh! It certainly didn't disappoint. They store the beer in ridiculously cold cellars underneath the brewery and they only serve this good stuff to employees and people who join the tour. For dinner, I went to the adjoining restaurant which seats over 650 people, the largest in the Czech Republic! ...