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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%
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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
"prison museum"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 17 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
"old town"
in 8 reviews
"city centre"
in 6 reviews
"czech republic"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's for free, very nice parks and view. You should pay a fee for the lower parts (kasamatas etc) I didn't see it but it was good

Thank Shroom B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once a year most of the Czech museums open their door to visitors at night, It is unusual for one can enjoy not only the exbitions but also extra programmes - music, wine tasting, fencing, etc. It is really lovely to have a walk up...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely shady park in the centre of the city, and if you keep heading upwards you'll be able to take in panoramic views of Brno. We didn't bother going into the castle, there was plenty outside for us to enjoy during an early evening stroll.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a beautiful hike in a large park then this is your destination. A huge park filled with diverse flora, benched and zero sound pollution. If you want to come bring your food and music for a picnic and a nap....More

Thank Yara C
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

One of the imposing castles in Europe, but not only that - the variety of exhibitions covering the history of both site and city (as well as the famous firework festival) and featuring art through the ages to today are an unusual presentation for this...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Lovely walk up to the castle and great views once you get to the top. We didn't go inside the castle, but there are paths all around for you to explore the grounds. It was quiet when we visited and some parts were closed off,...More

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

When I visited this place weather was beautiful so everything looked better. Surrounding of the castle is very nice but they performed some reconstruction works which were disturbing.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I took my four year old daughter. We paid for the bell tower after being told the castle was a museum and probably not that entertaining for my daughter. We literally walked up the stairs and took a photo looking over Brno. It was ok....More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Situated at the top of the hill next to the old town the Spilberk Castle is BRNO's landmark that also gives you a panoramic view of the town.

Thank George A
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

A short walk up the hill through a very pleasant park and you can see the panorama of Brno. We didn't go inside the castle itself, but withough buying any tickets it's possible to walk inside the walls and the yard.

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Gary H
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Response from UGM_BRNO | Reviewed this property |
Hi, from my personal experience the very best spots are 1/ Mendel square (near the stops of trams No 6 and 5) and 2/ the fair ground (close to the pavillonA). From both places you can admire the castle and the fireworks in... More
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