Cheb  (German: Eger) is a city in West Bohemia in Western Czech Republic with a population of 33,000 and is close to the German border.
The name is prounced "kheb". The city features a very quaint and pretty town square and winding alleys. However, outside of the center, the city is characterized by grimy heavy industry.
Direct buses run from Prague (150Kc, 3 hours, 4 daily), Karlovy Vary (56Kc, 1 hour, 7 daily), Mariánské Lázně (40Kc, 30 minutes, 12 daily).
Direct trains run from Prague (250Kc, 3 hours, 3 daily), Leipzig, and Berlin.
- Cheb Castle, . Mostly in ruins except for its towers. Features the the biggest Romanesque chapel in Bohemia. 30Kc.
- Cheb Museum. 9am-5pm, closed Sun & Mon. 20th century paintings of Cheb. 50Kc.
- Namesti Krale Jiriho z Podebrad - Main Square. 16th century former Jewish merchant houses.
- New Town Hall & State Gallery of the Arts. Boroque building from the 18th century. Features Czech modern art. 80Kc.
- St. Nicolas Church. Baroque buidling from the 13th century.
- Frantiskanske Namesti. Features the St. Clare Church and the Church of the Herald of the Virgin Mary.
- Pizzeria Cafe, Jakubska 1. Pizza: 70Kc.
- Restaurant Valdstejn, (Main square). Steak & Schnitzel. 75Kc-150Kc.
- Autocamp Rybarska Basta, (6km east of city center at Drenice), . Well-equipped campsite. Tent: 60kc; Bed: 220Kc.
- Pension U Tri Ruzi, Ruzovy Kopecek 395/9. Single: 450Kc; Double: 800Kc.
- Hotel Barbarossa, . Jazz in reception. Nice bathrooms. Single:1,050Kc Double: 1,350Kc, including breakfast.