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Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Pilsen

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Discover the birthplace of pilsner beer at Pilsner Urquell Brewery, located less than an hour southwest of Prague. Dating back to the 1840s, the brewery is the country's biggest exporter of domestically produced beer. Guided tours, the only way to enter the brewery, reveal the origins of the world-famous lager, produced for nearly 170 years using a recipe originally created by Bavarian master brewer Josef Groll. The tour offers you a chance to see the brewery's bottling plant and historical cellars, where you can taste unfiltered and unpasteurized pilsner beer poured from oak barrels. Check online for tour options and reserve your tickets by phone or e-mail. By using our Pilsen vacation generator, you can arrange your visit to Pilsner Urquell Brewery and other attractions in Pilsen.
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  • Took the 90 minute tour of the brewery. Includes tour of the modern bottling plant, the copper casks, and info on the brewing process. The best bit was going into the tunnels to see the old and massiv...  more »
  • Well worth a visit.The brewery trip lasted 90 minutes and was very interesting the guide that took us around was a real fun character,the cellars underground were cold and damp but a great place to en...  more »
  • The guided tour is mandatory. Sensational insights. To the end of the guide there is an unfiltered beer simply delicious!
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  • Dont miss the tour if you are in the city. You can see the factory working. They explain you how its done and all the stages. In the end you can taste the beer. Really good.
  • Great tour by english speaking guide, that ends with a beer in the cellar directly "the source"
  • Don't miss the tour. Really good to understand how the brewery works. Cheers!
  • best beer ever at the end of the tour
  • Incredible place