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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%
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Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 123 611
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Spilberk Castle is located in the middle of a beautiful park. It takes a moderate effort to climb but it is worth. The museum inside the castle includes a history section, a rich art section, architecture (I was less interested) and temporary exhibition (the...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Went on a Saturday so some activity for 2 weddings. Beautiful views and architecture. Lots of restaurants on the way to the castle, and 2 small coffee shops inside the grounds. Lots of shade trees and places for a picnic. We walked the grounds, did...More

Thank Bobk1964
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

we just took an evening walk after early dinner. great views of Brno. nice and sunny evening. enjoyed it fully.

Thank Valsinorb K
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Scenic walk, nice view over brno. Quiet and very peaceful. Very high slope to get there but it is worth it. Park is well maintained.

Thank Ulrike M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Most of what you see dates from the 1830s when the fortress was converted into a prison. The design of the buildings was determined by the need to lock people up and ensure they could not escape. As a result the whole construction is not...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A short walk from the old town, also a short walk up the hill to reach the castle itself. The castle is a huge building offering some nice views onto the city. It is definitely worth walking around it, even though I am not sure...More

Thank Vannegen
Reviewed 11 June 2017

i've been to a lot of castles around Europe, this one didn't offer much to see and the view was average as well.

Thank thd007
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The castle has great views of Brno, definitely worth visiting. There are three different tickets which you can buy, we bought the lookout tower tickets in order to get the best view. To be honest , you don't even need to buy a ticket, you...More

Thank Cantab H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Great palace but boy there are a lot of steps to get to it but worth the climb for views etc , would recommend this .

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Coming all the way up to to this place it is nice to be able to enjoy the view of the city, and understand more the geography of the area. Worth coming here

Thank alepaleich
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