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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.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
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"lookout tower"
in 7 reviews
"surrounding park"
in 8 reviews
"prison museum"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 16 reviews
"great views over the city"
in 4 reviews
"nice view"
in 18 reviews
"beautiful gardens"
in 4 reviews
"walk up"
in 4 reviews
"lovely park"
in 6 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 9 reviews
"up hill"
in 5 reviews
"sunny day"
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"worth the climb"
in 6 reviews
"nice place"
in 12 reviews
"fascinating history"
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"city centre"
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"old town"
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We visited on a cold afternoon and enjoyed the short walk up to the castle. There is a castle viewpoint and the old prison area that you can tour- there are also some exhibitions and a cafe/restaurant although we didn't visit those. I would recommend...More

Thank Amy J
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

As with most castles, it is sited on top of the tallest hill nearest the center of the old city. It has splendid views and is surrounded by wonderful grounds. It has a fine restaurant and a bar as well as a cafe within it....More

Thank James P
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The Spilberk castle is just a few minutes away from the city centre. Unfortunately, I was able to visit only the Casematte section, due to time reasons. The visit has been anyhow very interesting, going through the old prisons (but completely renovated). Just a pity...More

Thank Pee17
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice place with a view to whole Brno. Must be lovely and crowdy in summer. Possible to refresh and buy small presenta,is still in reconstruction. Beautiful gardens will lot of people jogging.

Thank Katka M
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Well worth the time and energy. The property is well maintained and very interesting for a look at days gone by and a life gone by.

Thank dianefindshomes
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Always like to come back to visit the Castle. This time with the construction on we took other route thru the beautiful park colorful with all the fall colors. The water was great so you can see really far and it is really nice to...More

Thank Pavla2013
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Spilberk Castle For over seven centuries, Špilberk Castle has dominated the skyline of Brno, a reminder of the safety and protection it provided. However, there have been times in the history of Brno when the fortress inspired fear, and represented oppression for the citizens of...More

Thank petrsojka2017
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Place full of history. With the great museum and a big options for the modernization. It must bee a great summer location for the concerts and the events. With the friendly hosts.

1  Thank Mojca P
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Very interesting to visit the Spilberk prison. I recommend to all esp.to young people to visit the cells, to know how the Spilberk prisoners hadd to live.

Thank ludek2017
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

When in strange cities, I like to watch down on the houses, to get an idea, who the city is built, where things are. The Spilberk Castle is a good point to do so.

Thank dmanyankee
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