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Plzen Historical Underground

Veleslavinova 6 (entry from the Brewery Museum), Pilsen 301 00, Czech Republic
+420 724 618 357
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Ranked #5 of 25 Attractions in Pilsen
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Owner description: Visit Pilsen Historical Underground - a labyrinth of passageways, cellars and wells, the building of which began as early as in the 14th century and which have been an integral part of the city's past and present. Come and feel life down underground and unveil the secrets of its authentic niches and nooks. Tasting of the Master beer (for persons older than 18 only) is a part of the tour. Souvenirs can be purchased for you and your family and friends from the Gift Shop.Entrance from the Brewery Museum at Veleslavinova 6.

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Pilsen, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A tour through underground corridors and low ceiling tunnels, guided in foreign languages, full of handicraft artifacts. It is worth visiting.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The tour lasts more than an hour. You can see archeological finds from many eras (the Middle ages and on), the wells, the weapons, some drawings and plans, etc. and meanwhile a guide reveals the history of Plzeň. There are very low ceilings in the tunnels, so you get a hard hat not to injure yourself. Very tall people have... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We enjoyed a very full day in Plzen, staying two nights in the hotel across from the brewery. After walking around the main square and side streets, we toured the underground on an English language tour. It was a warm July day so the cool underground was refreshing. We thought it would be more rough, grimy and unfinished but it... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The underground city is very interesting when you think about the effort and planning that went into a city underground. We didn't want to wait for the English tour so used the audio guide with the German tour. Our guide was able to answer questions and keep us ahead of the audio so we kept up. We found the tunnels... More

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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We visited the Plzen Brewery Museum, Historic Underground and Pilsner Urquell brewery on the same day. I was really impressed with all 3 attractions. The historical underground tour was really interesting - I learnt a lot about Plzen's history. Our tour guide spoke very good English but was noticeably VERY nervous (maybe she was quite new to the job?) which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

When we were there they had no tour in english, so we had an audioguide, so we weren't able to ask questions, and the audioguide talked more than the guide so we were always at the back and sort of alone, dispite that, the tour was very intresting, and I'm glad we did it. My boyfriend is very tall and... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Our guide was the most delightful, knowledgeable person, totally willing to answer all of our stupid questions about Czech history. The underground tour is very extensive and exhaustive. Does get a little claustrophobic when you think about the city above you, but the historical artifacts and tidbits were totally distracting. Loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Our guide spoke beautiful English and was able to answer questions. I was afraid at first because I can become claustrophobic, but the tunnels are well-lit and filled with artifacts. I really enjoyed the entire experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The Underground tour guide was excellent, she conducted the tour in 3 languages and was very knowledgeable..

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Historical underground is worth to see, because there is actually "another city" below Plzen and you can easily imagine how people lived in the past. We took "English guided tour" but unfortunately our guide did not speak English, so we were getting audio guides.

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