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“Lots to see” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Spilberk Castle

Spilberk Castle
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Beauty of Moravian Capital: A City Tour in Brno
Ranked #3 of 122 things to do in Brno
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Owner description: 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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“Lots to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

The castle has lots to see with several excellent museums and galleries located in the main buildings.

At the time I visited it was in the middle of a heat wave with the mercury pushing 39C most days, so the cold, damp casemates below the castle were possibly the most gorgeous place in the city.

Visited July 2013
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“Detailed history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

The exhibitions within the castle are detailed and historically accurate. While some of the history is grim, there is also plenty to see from ancient and medieval times

Visited May 2013
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Brno, Czech Republic
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“Time in the Špilberk Castle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

Špilberk castle is one of two symbols of Brno. It is castle in the centre of Brno which is more famous as the heaviest prison which you can visit and to think about your offence. Also there is interesting exposition of art but if you don´t want to visit castle you can walk during forest park around castle with romantic arbour and pavillon and maybe you can meet your love. Petra Bačovská

Visited May 2013
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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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“Castle with a view...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

This castle is beautiful, surrounded by a lovely park where you can relax and have a picnic. Nice to see from the outside but great to see from the inside with its dungeon and artistic exhibitions...

Visited June 2013
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Brno, Czech Republic
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“Nice castle with many exhibition”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Nice castle in city centre where you go through park. There are many exhibitions which are regularly modified. I recommend to visit casemates.

Visited August 2012
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