Pilsen Brewery

Local namePlzeňský pivovar
LocationPlzeň, Czechia

Plzeňský Prazdroj, a. s. (pronounced, known in English as the Pilsner Urquell Brewery, is a Czech brewery opened in 1842 and headquartered in Plzeň, Czech Republic. It was the first brewery to produce pale lager, branded as Pilsner Urquell; the popularity of Pilsner Urquell resulting in it being much copied so that more than two-thirds of the beer produced in the world today is pale lager, sometimes named pils, pilsner and pilsener after Pilsner Urquell. The brewery name, Pilsner Urquell, which can be roughly translated into English as "the original source at Pilsen", was adopted as a trademark in 1898. Pilsner Urquell is the largest beer producer in the Czech Republic and is also the largest exporter of beer abroad.The brewery has been part of the SABMiller group of companies since 1999. As part of the agreements made with regulators before Anheuser-Busch InBev was allowed to acquire SABMiller in October 2016, Pilsner Urquell was sold to Japan based Asahi Breweries in March 2017.

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Opening hours

Apr - Sep: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Oct - Mar: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


180CZK in Czech
200 CZK in foreign language

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilsner_Urquell_Brewery

Official website http://www.prazdrojvisit.cz/en/

Email exkurze@prazdrojvisit.cz

Phone +420 377 062 888

Address U Prazdroje 64/7, 301 00 Plzeň, Czech Republic

Coordinates 49°44'47.908" N 13°23'9.539" E

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