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Climb to the Observation Deck of the Catholic Cathedral

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church was built in Plzen between the 13th and 16th centuries. It is designed in the Gothic style. The church has a gabled roof and a tower. Its height is 102 meters. Today, the monumental building is the main attraction of Republic Square. You can go inside and admire the sculpture of the Virgin Mary. It is located in the niche of the main altar. There is a viewing platform in the tower. The city is perfectly visible from there. It is equipped at a height of 62 meters. The observation deck is open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm. It is reached by a narrow wooden staircase with 301 steps.
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See Plzen from the Silvanus Tower

The 403-meter-high Silvanus Hill is located in the suburb of Plzen. The tower was installed on it in 2001. It is a tower owned by the mobile operator T-Mobile. Its height is 68.3 meters. There is a viewing platform at an altitude of 23.2 meters. Dozens of visitors can stand on it at the same time. Management of the gymnasium has managed it since 2006. Residents and visitors have the opportunity to climb it every Friday afternoon, as well as on weekends and holidays. You will also be able to make an ascent to the observation deck to enjoy a beautiful view of Plzen and the Šumava Mountains.

Observation Deck of the Castle Radyne

The medieval Radyne Castle is located 10 kilometers from the city. It was built on the hill of the same name with a height of 567 meters in the middle of the 14th century. It consists of 2 towers and a rectangular palace. Its gates are open to visitors from 10 am to 6 pm from the beginning of April to the end of October. You can visit it from Tuesday to Sunday and on public holidays in summer. It is open on weekends and holidays in other months. Copyright
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You can go on a tour here to see a historical expedition and an exhibition of fantastic creatures from the legends of the castle. They are located on the first floor of the palace. You can also climb 114 steps to the 23-meter tower. The observation deck with binoculars is equipped there. Binoculars will allow you to see the picturesque landscape of neighboring hills and forests.
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View the City from the Black Tower

The Black Tower is the water tower of Plzen. It was built of stone at the beginning of the XVI century. It was used as part of a system of defensive ramparts and to supply the local population with water. It reaches 81 meters in height. The building consists of 6 floors and 5 small towers. They are made in the Gothic style. If you climb to the top of the Black Tower, you can see the city. You can even see the Alpine Mountains in good weather.
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Tour of the Dungeons

You will probably be interested in taking a 50-minute tour of the city's dungeons. They were created in the XIV century. You will go there accompanied by a local guide and other tourists. The total length of the catacombs located under the buildings of the historical center of Plzen is 24 kilometers. You can get here in 2 ways: through the Black Tower and from the Beer Factory Museum.
Plzen, Czech Republic You will have the opportunity to get to the medieval city while traveling at a depth of 9 meters underground. It consists of numerous caves, passages, narrow corridors, small halls, well shafts, and basements. You can also see archaeological finds and a replica of the water system used in the city in the middle ages. You can taste Plzen beer at the end of the tour.
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Active Leisure on the Bialowiezki Ponds

If you prefer outdoor activities, you can take part in a hiking trip during your vacation in Plzen. You can go on a trip by bike or horseback, as well as spend time on the Bialowiezki Ponds. You can swim in their clear water, and then relax on the picturesque shore. You will also have the opportunity to take a boat trip.
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