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Budweiser Brewery (Budejovicky Budvar)

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Address: Karoliny SvEtle 4, Ceske Budejovice 370 21, Czech Republic
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+420 387 705 347

The Czech brew was originally manufactured at this site, which is open to...

The Czech brew was originally manufactured at this site, which is open to the public for tastings and tours.

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Budweiser Budvar Brewery

A nice scenic two hour drive from Prague and well worth it. The tour is approximately an hour and is the real deal. You see and experience the actual Brewery and production even... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A nice scenic two hour drive from Prague and well worth it. The tour is approximately an hour and is the real deal. You see and experience the actual Brewery and production even inside the bottling plant. The brew masters daughter was our hostess in English and was very friendly and informative. If you enjoy their beer this is a... More 

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Long Beach, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the Budweiser Brewery as I had originally seen a 60 Minutes segment on Cesky Budweiser vs Anheiser Busch some years ago. The tour was very good and the English speaking guide did a great job explaining the the history of the brewery, what made the beer special, why all Budweiser Budvar is only brewed here, and the beer... More 

Thank Tom2951
Varazdin, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pure pleasure in a glass of a unfiltered and non pasterized Budweiser. It is unfair how tasty it is.. Be sure to visit!! (Come on.. You wouldn't be here unless You are here for the beer ;)

Thank Domagoj C
Show Low, Arizona
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Four of us got to the brewery mid-morning, without tour reservations, but we were able to join a fairly large group of Japanese tourists who did have a reservation. The tour was conducted in Japanese, but the guides spoke English fluently and were happy to answer any specific questions we had. (We've been on many a brewery tour over the... More 

Thank BonB
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely lively place. The Duck is excellently cooked but portions are big. Recommending sharing between two. Be aware that here your beer is refilled automatically unless you put a coaster over your glass.

Thank Barbro B
Novi Sad, Serbia
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

As we were with the car in Cesky Krumlov we 'jumped' to Ceske Budejovice for this tour and I must admit that it was quite nice tour. We saw what means mass production of beer in relatively small area/place. More important is that we tasted some beer that you cannot try/buy anywhere else. NOTE: You need to do a reservation... More 

Thank Wlaki89
Belgrade, Montana
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This is not affiliated with the Budweiser from the USA. Everything here has trade marks and copy-write registration. Our tour was given by a gentleman who was happily retired after 42 yrs of working here as a QCM (quality controller manager). Retired for 8 years and loves being a tour guide for his previous employer. We got a lot of... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

OK, so maybe your came for other reasons - but since this is the one and only place they brew Budweiser Budvar (not that swill Americans think is beer - the is the original and real Budvar). The tour is worth the 5 Euros or so and the tour is inclusive of all the steps in the brewing process, including... More 

Thank 72kingscc
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very informative insight into the production of beer and a walk through of the site in a small group by experienced and interested personnel demonstrating the history of the company, plant equipment and marketing strategies.

Thank Michael3666
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Honestly, comparing to other breweries in other countries I´ve been to (Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Czech Republic), this was the least interesting. However, I enjoyed a lot the tour and the atmosphere of the place. It felt more like visiting a medium-sized winery than a brewery. The restaurant offers great food, more good beer and an excellent historic experience.

Thank Carlos A

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