Plzeň has a 20 km historic underground tunnel/cellar network, among the longest in Central Europe. The labyrinth of corridors, cellars and wells dates from the 14th century and was made for storing for example food and beer barrels. Part of this network is open to the public for tours.


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    Founded: 14th century


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    Renny Ross (16 months ago)
    Bezvadné pro sobotní či nedělní patranicko
    Helena Lörinczová (2 years ago)
    Šli jsme s Jimmýkem pro kešku, zastavili jsme se a koukali jak jezdí vlaky tunely, hezká podívaná a nebyli jsme tam sami, na vyhlídku tam chodí dost lidí.
    Helena Říhová (2 years ago)
    Doufám, že brzy bude příležitost svézt se vlakem tímto směrem a pokochat se tunelem nejen zvenčí
    Petr Koldovský (2 years ago)
    Úžasné tunely, nejdelší V České republice. Zmákli to perfektně. Od 9.12.2018 jsou již oba tunely v provozu. Stará trať směr Chrást již neexistuje, koleje jsou vytrhány.
    Simona Staňková (2 years ago)
    Dnes řezali koleje a pokládali nové zanedlouho vyrazí vlaky novými tunely
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