13 Sights in Plzeň, Czechia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Plzeň, Czechia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Plzeň, Czechia.

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1. Pomník generála Pattona

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The monument of General Patton is a sculpture erected in the orchards of the 35s in Pilsen. He reminds of General George S. Patton, who commanded the US Army, which in May 1945 liberated the city from the Nazi occupation. The authors of the statue are Václav Zůna, Lubomír Čermák and Tomáš Beneš. Their creation has a height of ten meters and a weight of ten tons. It is made of Corten, a group of steel alloys from which tanks are produced. The realization of the monument took approximately one year. The production of their own monument was provided in the form of a sponsorship gift of the Vítkovice Ironworks.

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2. svatý Mikuláš

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The Church of St. Nicholas is the church in Pilsen. It was founded in 1406 on the historic fortress Mitrvald of the Lords of Litice. There was a significant change in 1599, when the presbytery and the Chapel of St. Anna. Other modifications of the church were made in the Baroque period in 1739–1744, when a new portal and a side ship were established. Even in the 19th century the church did not remain unchanged. The last adjustment included the completion of the sacristy.

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3. Patton Memorial Plzeň

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Patton Memorial Plzeň Eva Haunerová / CC BY 2.5

Patton Memorial Pearson-1945 American Army Monument is a museum in Bilsen, which officially opened on the 5th. May 60,2005. The anniversary of the liberation of Bilsen and Southwest Bohemia in 1945, which ended on the 2nd. World War in Europe. The monument is located at the Cultural House on Keplava Street. 10. Before the First World War, she was also the editor of Masaric magazine New Age, and Thomas Garrig Masaric gave many speeches.

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4. morový sloup

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morový sloup Honza Groh (Jagro) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Marian (plague) column on the central Pilsen Republic Square in front of the Imperial House is built in the Baroque style. The column was built by the city council in 1681 as a thank you for the end of the plague epidemic. The statue is topped by a replica of a Gothic sculpture of the Pilsen Madonna. The last major reconstruction took place in 2020-2021. It is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

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5. Nejsvětějšího Jména Ježíš

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The Church of the Holy Name of Jesus is a baroque church in Bilsen. It has several characteristics. First, this is one of four churches in the Czech Republic, one of which has this patron, but the only one who has a name is U Jesus, and then the owner of this church is never a church, but always belongs to private hands. This building is a protected non-mobile cultural monument.

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6. Techmania

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Techmania Science Center is one of the first science centers in the Czech Republic and an important institution of informal education. The project was established in 2005 by the Škoda Transportation joint-stock company and the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. The intention has been to build up a modern, interactive center in the industrial estate of the Škoda company.

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7. svatý Bartoloměj

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The cathedral of St. Bartholomew is a Gothic church located on the Main Square in Plzeň, Czech Republic. It was probably established together with the city around the year 1295. The church became a cathedral in 1993, when the Pilsner diocese was created. It was included on the list of National cultural monuments of the Czech Republic in 1995.

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8. Klášterní kostel svaté Anny

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The Orthodox churches of Santa Ana and Santa Rozniemy are newly established churches in Pearson. Located on Bezru č ov Street. 463. The church is included in the list of real estate monuments as part of the former Dominican monastery. At present, the church is using Czech Orthodox Church.

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9. Stará synagoga

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The old synagogue in Pilsen stands in Smetana Sady in the courtyard of house no. 80/5 since 1859. It has been protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic. Right next to the old synagogue building is an auxiliary synagogue with a memorial to the victims of the Garden of Memories.

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10. Muzeum církevního umění plzeňské diecéze

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Muzeum církevního umění plzeňské diecéze Norbert Aepli, Switzerland (User:Noebu) / CC BY 2.5

The West Bohemian Museum in Pilsen is one of the largest museum institutions in the Czech Republic. At the same time, it is a center of scientific work in a number of scientific disciplines. The main building of the museum is located in Kopecký sady 2 in Pilsen.

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11. kostel svatého Martina

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The Church of Saint Martin and Procopola, located in the multi-ethnic district of Lobuza, is the parish church of the Roman Catholic diocese of Pearson-Lobuza, managed by Salesi á n Dona Bosca of Pearson. There is Salesian Youth Center nearby.

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12. Nanebevzetí Panny Marie

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The Church of the Ascension of Notre Dame, part of the former Franciscan monastery, is one of the oldest churches in Pearson. Today, it is preserved as an immovable cultural monument along with the former Franciscan monastery.

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13. Korandův sbor

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The parish choir of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren in Pilsen - Koranda Choir is the Church of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren in Pilsen. The choir falls under the West Bohemian seniorate.

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