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Spilberk Castle

Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 123 611
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This imposing 13th-century castle first served as a fortress and then as a prison for common criminals and opponents of the Hapsburg monarchy.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lookout tower” (7 reviews)
“nice walk” (17 reviews)
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Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
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+420 542 123 611
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"lookout tower"
in 7 reviews
"surrounding park"
in 8 reviews
"nice walk"
in 17 reviews
"prison museum"
in 4 reviews
"great views over the city"
in 4 reviews
"nice view"
in 18 reviews
"walk up"
in 4 reviews
"lovely park"
in 6 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 9 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"up hill"
in 5 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 6 reviews
"nice place"
in 12 reviews
"fascinating history"
in 4 reviews
"city centre"
in 6 reviews
"old town"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Being the second most important city of Czech republic, Brno is highly developed and calm one after Prague in Czech. Unlike Prague, the streets of Brno are not packed with tourists yet you will enjoy the real taste of Czech. If you are an urban/history...More

Thank Hussein D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip to the castle. It was really a moving and interesting experience. The castle had beautiful gardens and also good amenities. Staff were helpful and informed

Thank ClaireLouiseT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun place to visit not only does the Castle offer amazing views of Brno it is like taking a trip back in time. The castle is amazing and full of history--

Thank CACE232
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We didn't go inside but only went for a free walk round the castle to admire the views of Brno. Very nice.

Thank JLW102002
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Before you plan your visit, you should know that this place is on the hill, so you need to go uphill (10 minutes walking), it's easy to get there. If you want to go inside the castle, you need to buy the ticket (the ticket...More

Thank josephgiorgio
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Nice tourist destination to walk. The place is surrounded by park and nice walks, so you can see entire Brno. I really enjoyed this place, there was a lot to see. If you are accompanied by someone local, you can get a grasp of history.

Thank falcon692016
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We didn't go inside but just walked around and enjoyed the view of the city. From outside the castle is nice.

Thank chocobiscuit
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Just a disclaimer - not all of the castle is open in February so this only applies to the Casemates ticket. The castle and the grounds are very well kept. I did have a little trouble finding the entrance and ticket center, but I suspect...More

Thank Brittany J
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The castle dominates the old city of Brno its situated on a hill surrounded by parkland. its worth the effort to get up there though its almost too clean outside. Much of the castle was closed due to works; but the tower and atmospheric Jail...More

Thank peaceofangkor
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Its a nice walk up the hill and you are there, once you are there you can go down to the ctacombs to see the prison from 17th century. Really cool

Thank ludec2018
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