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Spilberk Castle

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Address: Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420542123611
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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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Very cool castle

This place has an exhaustive history and a good museum to tell you very interesting things about it. We enjoyed the old prison, the tower and the museum. Also a beautiful walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
PileOfCorks
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Golden, Colorado
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Free to get in to all but a few rooms and gives excellent views of Brno and the surrounding areas. Try to be there at thr top of the hour to hear the bell chimes.

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Golden, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has an exhaustive history and a good museum to tell you very interesting things about it. We enjoyed the old prison, the tower and the museum. Also a beautiful walk up to and around the old fortress.

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Thank PileOfCorks
Edina, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle sits high above the city so it is a somewhat long walk uphill. No trams or public buses go up so enjoy the walk through a lovely park and really enjoy the view once you are there. The castle houses several museums including one of the years that Spilberk was a prison which lasted through the Nazi years.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Permanent exhibition of the history of Brno and prisoning, a lot of temporary exhibitions. Music festivals - folk, jazz, classical. In the surroundings pleasant park. Quantity wonderful views of the surrounding city.

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Thank Psisko B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is situated in the city center, you need to see the castle. A lot of things can be discovered for free, there are also some exhibitions in the castle about the city history and the castle history. You absolutely NEED to walk up the castle! Another insider tip: take some food and drinks and enjoy the surrounding park... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is located on the hilltop in Brno, Southern Moravia. It began to be built as early as the first half of the 13th century by the Přemyslid kings and complete by King Ottokar II of Bohemia. It is nice to walk up the hill to reach while the view of the city is amazing from the top. Enjoy... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grand old castle. Did the complete tour including a few special galleries. Worth every cent. The history of all the battles this castle went through including its time under Nazi rule. Fascinating.

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Thank Peter B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As you enter the castle you quickly begin to realise that the people working here are both haunted and possessed. They stare at you gormlessly and follow you around the castle as if you are about to steal every artefact. They stand by the side attempting to blend into their surroundings, yet their mere presence creates an atmosphere of trepidation.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent all day walking around the castle well worth a visit. Get the ticket for every part of the castle

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would really advice to go there it's expensive to just go to viewing tower like 50 CZK and 150 CZK for museum , which is not worth. U can get a great view from right in front of the castle.

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