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City break in Plzen. Active leisure ideas for Plzen - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Plzen is interesting owing to its entertaining establishments. This city is good for family resting; travelers and their children need to visit the local zoo. It is located on the dimensioned territory and noted for the great collection of exotic animals. In this zoo there are rare lizards from Komodo Island: it is possible to see them in several zoos of the world only. It is notable that animals live not in cages but in the designed enclosures, whose conditions are maximally closed to the animals’ native living conditions.
Undoubtedly the main event of city’s cultural life is the Festival of Beer, a lot of travelers from the whole world visit Plzen during this time. Festival starts on the first … Open
There is the delightful botanical garden with large collection of plants and incredibly beautiful design near the zoo. A walk along meandering paths of the garden and seeing of unique plants can become excellent continue of the resting program. People who want to make an acquaintance with mysterious world of historical animals will be interested in entertaining complex DinoPark.
It represents the wide collection of models of dinosaurs and other historical animals to visitors’ attention; all the models in the park are made in compliance with dimensions of real animals. The picturesque park Lochotin is good for picnic and sportive entertainments. There are a lot of paths for walking and bicycling rest; if a day is sultry the park will become the best resting place. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Except of the legendary brewery Plzen can boast of the great number of unique historical and architectural objects. The start point of the majority of trip programs is the Náměstí … Open
Plzen is not noted for a great assortment of night establishments, its principal advantage is the presence of comfortable beer restaurants and pubs. The great number of them receives guests until the late evening and prepares fantastic amusing program for them. Lovers of shopping need to visit the shops in the historical district. Boutiques of fashionable clothes, original antiquary shops and variable souvenir shops are located there.
Interesting souvenir shops work near brewers, and the biggest plaza in the city is Plzeň Plaza – it is located in the city’s center. Except of a large number of shops it includes several good restaurants, playing zones for children and the modern cinema. In the main city’s square there are original trade fairs and markets, there are more of them during various events. A lot of big plazas are located in suburban districts if Plzen, so people who like shopping can do this not only in the city’s markets.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Plzen and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Plzen
♥   National Park 'Bayerischer Wald' , 87.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Šumava' , 88.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'České Švýcarsko' , 144.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Sächsische Schweiz' , 144.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Plzen
♥   Amusement park 'Dinopark' Plzeň, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Sport+Freizeitzentrum Hohenbogen' Neukirchen beim Heiligen Blut, 63.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Churpfalzpark' Loifling, 83.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Prague Lunapark' Prague, 85.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitpark Plohn' Lengenfeld, 114 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Plzen
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Kladno' , 67.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Klášterec nad Ohří' , 72.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquaforum Františkovy Lázně' , 83 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquacentrum Šutka' , 87.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaPalace Praha' , 90.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Plzen from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Zamek Zbiroh

From the series “Amazing Ancient Fortresses Preserved to This Day”
The hunter built the castle in this place and kept it secrets for centuries. After the other legend, the secret rituals of the Freemason Lodge were performed here. For the first time, the castle was mentioned in 1230. Among his owners there were many outstanding kings, like Ottokar II Přemysl. In the 17th century the old castle belonged to the imperial court and served as a prison for the mostly elevated prisoners. … Read further

Attractions and entertainment in Czech Republic

Nightclubs in the Czech Republic are not very different from clubs in other European countries. Popular “Roxy Prague” in the Old Town can still be highlighted. Opened in the late '80s, it has been providing modern music and excellent service, as well as four bars, for the whole night. Both local musicians and foreign stars of the alternative and rock scenes often perform here. Famous and stylish “Duplex” on Wenceslas Square is beloved by tourists and locals alike. The secret of the club's success is talented DJs, a huge selection of drinks and snacks, and a cozy veranda. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Plzen

Guide to your best city break in Plzen - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Plzen - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Plzen?' disappears immediately.
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