First mentioned in the 10th century, Pilsen has been one of the most important cities in the Czech Republic since being named a 'Royal City' in 1295. However, the city's claim to international fame came in 1842 when Bavarian brewer Josef Groll created the world’s first blond lager: Pilsner Urquell. Today, the factory attracts visitors from around the world who want to see how it's made, and drink from the frothy source. The tour ends with a sample of unfiltered beer in the cool cellars. While Pilsen is best known for its lager, as a 1000-year-old city, it has its fair share of historic landmarks. The 14th century Cathedral of St. Bartholomew has the tallest church tower in the Czech Republic, and unlike most churches in Europe, remains essentially unchanged. Pilsen's Republic Square was once the largest in Europe, and the many Baroque and Renaissance style buildings that line it make for a perfect backdrop to sit and sip a Pilsner Urquell. If, however, you're looking for an under-the-radar activity, join the hour-long tour of the Pilsen underground - a network of tunnels dating back to the 14th century that played a key part in the city’s history.
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