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Category: Pilsen

Discovering the Great Synagogue
Czech Republic

Discovering Great Synagogue, Pilsen

Where : Great Synagogue, Pilsen Discovering Great Synagogue - Velká synagoga We took a day trip to Pilsen, a small city in Czech Republic approximately 1 hour by train from Prague.  Our day started with the Pilsner Urquell Brewery tour, you can check the review here - Pilsner Urquell brewery.  When the tour finished, we decided to stay the afternoon to visit the city. Prior to our visit, we only knew about the brewery, so we were happy when we discovered the Great Synagogue. 2nd Largest in Europe According to Wikipedia, the synagogue is the second largest in Europe.  It seemed like it was occupied by Nazi during WWII, and later restored (from 1995 to 1998). Personally, it was the first we

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Discovering Pilsner Urquell Brewery
Czech Republic

Discovering Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Pilsen

Where : Pilsner Urquell Brewery - Pivovar Pilsner Urquell Discovering Pilsner Urquell Brewery For our second day in the Czech Republic, we decided on a day trip to Pilsen.  It was easy with the Eurail pass, we just needed to find the train schedule and show up at the station with our passes.  The motivation for this trip was simple, if Serge loves beer and the Pilsner Urquell Brewery tour is in Pilsen - then let's go to Pilsen ! Accessing the Brewery Accessing the Pilsner Urquell Brewery tour from Prague is simple.  The easiest way is to take the train for roughly one hour, then walk from the station to the brewery. Affordable and worth every penny ! The tickets were

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