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Jan Becher Museum

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Address: T. G. Masaryka 282/57, Karlovy Vary 360 01, Czech Republic
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Tour the historic cellars and watch a video on the aging and production of...

Tour the historic cellars and watch a video on the aging and production of Becherovka, a well-known medicinal herbal liqueur.

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This was a cool stop and educational for everyone in our group. We jumped right away in a tour with audio headsets. Did a little tasting and learned a lot how this great tasting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2017
Rathdrum, Idaho
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

It is interesting place to visit, you can hear some facts about Becherovka history and you can taste 3 samples of Becherovka production. We got 1 sample that is not producted. We did not get classic Becherovka to taste which I think is a pity

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Rathdrum, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This was a cool stop and educational for everyone in our group. We jumped right away in a tour with audio headsets. Did a little tasting and learned a lot how this great tasting alcohol was made. A must stop with a nice gift store.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were visiting family in Karlovy Vary in January and we thought we could go the Jan Becher Museum since we like drinking it. We booked in the morning to go with a Czech group in the afternoon. As my partner can't speak Czech he was given an English audio device. The lady giving the tour was superb! She was... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Yes, you get a part of its history, but I could live without it, just what you could find on the Internet. Inconvenient upfront planning/booking, and in view of the size of the museum I do not understand why they do not run the tours more frequently. So be aware for upfront reservation if you want to come here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

An museum excursion duration of 45 min with Becherovka tasting and basement tour. All in all, ok. Would recomend after a nice lunch :)

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First of all you will have to wait for the beginning of the excursion. All the excursions are possible only with the guide who speaks just one if the international languages. For example you are Russian but now it's the time for German excursion. In this case you will be given the audioguide. The location is not very comfortable, but... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

It was interesting to find out more about this healthful and tasty liquor. Very comprehensive and they let you taste samples while viewing a film at the closing of the tour. Their new addition 'Ice and Fire' is unique and delicious!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

You need to plan the day before. Check the tour schedule.Not many tours per day. Highly recommended tour. Ends with a tasting of all the products. Do not miss

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

One of the highlights of my trip to the Czech Republic. They give a great history of the Becherovka brand, the family business, and how it affected the town. Then they get into a good, detailed description of the distillery's process, and finish with a tasting of their products. It's a cheap, fun way to see some of the history... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

A visit to the Jan Becher Museum is must to complete your vacation in Karlovy Vary. This Local beverage Becherovka which is fast catching up around the globe is unique and our visit here made us understand the well kept secrets behind the making. The tour starts with viewing an exhibition of old bottles, handwritten recipe books and old memorabilia.... More 

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