SOME FACTS ON PILSEN...
It is the fourth most populous city in the Czech Republic with about 175,000 inhabitants
The city is known worldwide for Pilsner beer, created by Bavarian brewer Josef Groll in 1842
The University of West Bohemia in Plzeň is well known for its Faculty of Law, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Applied Science in particular.
Ice hockey club HC Škoda Plzeň plays in the Czech Extraliga the team plays its home games at Home Monitoring Aréna.The football club FC Viktoria Plzeň are among the most successful in the Czech Republic. V
Today's Pilsen has an area of almost 140 km2 and more than 168,000 people live here.
It is the 4th largest city in the country and is famous for its wide range of cultural events, museums, clubs and festivals.
In 2015, it became a City of Culture.
The city has a rich infrastructure of public transport and everything is at your fingertips. Brands such as Plzeňský Prazdroj, Bohemia Sekt and Stock have a long tradition in Pilsen.
Pilsen is also known as a university city, which has excellent facilities for students directly on the campus of the University of West Bohemia in Bory, where more than 17,000 students study annually. The Medical Faculty of Charles University also operates in Pilsen, where it has opened a modern biomedical center.
The surroundings of the city offer beautiful nature and invite you to discover monuments. A city where people live well. (56 miles) west of Prague in western Bohemia