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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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Great view of the city

You need to walk a little while up the hill to reach the castle but there is a lot of shadow and benches on the way if you need some rest. From some parts of the park there is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

I like castles so Spilberk Castle was included in my itinerary. Frankly, it is not the type of castles which I like most, but it has its history. There were exhibitions, Casemates and the Lookout Tower. A beautiful view of the city from the castle. Worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Very nice you have to visit. Actually the view is amaizing . I went there when a was erasmus in brno 2 times. And when i went for holidays i went there again

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful castle just in the town centre, good tour guide, beautiful views and gardens. Easy to walk to from town centre.

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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

You need to walk a little while up the hill to reach the castle but there is a lot of shadow and benches on the way if you need some rest. From some parts of the park there is magnificent view of the city but you will see the best when you reach the castle, of course.

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Kranj, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

if you want to get a break from the heat and sun you need to visit the Hrad Spilberk dungeons. It'll take you less than an hour to see them and the price for family is only 205 kč which is less than 10€. The view from the Castle is amazing, there are few restaurants and bar on top, and... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

that is the case, some centuries back this used to be a Kings Castle, observing and keeping surrounding territory, but from the beginning of XIX Century Hapsburgs made this castle a prison,- mainly for national liberty fighters from Hungary and Italy(you would be surprised how many poor Italian Independence fighters were held/killed here.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

One of the nicest place in Brno, a view of the whole city and it includes the castle and surround areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Without any doubt the best place in Brno. If possible have a beer in the restaurant, really cheap and the best of the city.

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Brno is the second city of the COUNTRY. Different from Prague, here you see many locals. People have more time to tell you about the history. This attration is part of the city Development. Also you will be able to see the city from a higher spot point.

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Consett, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We started off by doing the Casemates - very interesting and delightfully cool on a very hot day in Brno. We then went up into the main part of the castle and did exhibitions on history of the castle and Brno and fireworks exhibition. The history exhibition was well worth the visit with written guides in English in each room.... More 

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