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Spilberk Castle

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Address: Spilberk 210/1, Brno, Czech Republic
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Description: This imposing 13th-century castle first served as a fortress and then as a...
This imposing 13th-century castle first served as a fortress and then as a prison for common criminals and opponents of the Hapsburg monarchy.
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Nice uphill walk for a view on Brno

Enjoy a nice walk just minutes away from the city centre to this castle. It's uphill, so you'll get great views on Brno and its surroundings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Enjoy a nice walk just minutes away from the city centre to this castle. It's uphill, so you'll get great views on Brno and its surroundings.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Nice relaxing walk around castle. Very green area, parkland. I would like to see more history in the castle itself, the exhibition was closed so not sure how interesting it was.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Inside there's a great museum where you can find everything about people from Brno and get to know their history better. From Architecture to arts, history, weapons and old clothes, etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I was amazed when visited this castle, the outside area is beautiful but the inside is breath taker, I was impressed with the architecture the details and the exibitions that were happening by the time of my visit. Definitely recommended.

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Omaha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Unfortunately we visited the castle on a Monday when the museum was closed, but we were able to tour the passages under the castle walls which served as garrisons and later as a prison in the 18th and 19th centuries. It provided an interesting perspective on the way the various rulers used the castle. The Nazis also used the space... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I travel to Brno several times a year to visit family, but always try to fit in a trip here. The history is fascinating and I see different things and learn something new every time. The Autumn colours are simply beautiful but can recommend a visit here at any time of year. There are a lot of steps though, so... More 

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Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Be sure that you factor in that the opening time in summer is 1000 vs 0900 which is reversed for most countries but they stay open later. The high point is Frank's bar ( Bainski Bistro at the entrance), so if you arrive too early, coffee a true local pilsner & a breakfast is available as suits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The castle is on a high hill in the middle of the city. Simply climbing up to see the park, the views, and the imposing fortifications is reason enough to visit. Additionally it has various exhibitions include prison and torture chambers. Spielberg is an attractive, peaceful, interesting place to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

a must see but put on your comfortable shoes! its a hike to get up to the castle but it was worth every step. multiple tours you can take so plan to spend the day here and take your time, there is so much to see. I had to visit a couple of times because I didnt allow enough time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The castle is an easy walk from the centre of town,. The park it is situated in is lovely and peaceful. Many local Czech's are just sitting on benches enjoying the weather and the view. I suggest you do the same. The tours/sights inside the castle are just average. Its more about the walk and the view from Brno from... More 

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Address: Spilberk 210/1, Brno, Czech Republic
Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Moravia  >  South Moravian Region  >  Brno

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