České Budějovice also known in world like Budweis is located in the center of a valley of the Vltava River, at the confluence with the Malše. The city was found by the king Ottakar II in 1265 but true but prosperity of the city began in the 16th century when (according to Zikmund Winter) the golden age of czech cities started. České Budějovice started with brewing. And because of promising profits the city invest more and more into their brewery. Then when „Pivovar Budějovický Budvar“ (Budweiser Budvar Brewery was found in 1895 Budweiser Bier became, along with Pilsner from Plzeň, one of the best-known lagers. Brewing remains a major industry.