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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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Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
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All reviews surrounding park nice walk nice view lovely park up hill worth the climb sunny day city centre old city czech republic prison casemates history paths tower exhibits picnic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First to mention you need a climb up to the castle through its park - so get ready for 15-20 minutes uphill walk - the cobbled paths are not so steep but still require some effort and they can get slippery in the rain so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LaraKZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared to hike up hill to get to the main entrance. The hike is worth every step. On the way up and down you are greeted with amazing views of Brno. Once inside, the facility is very interesting and worth the time to explore....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gregsI7712JH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only the Castle is beautiful but it offers a great view of the city as it sits on the hill. Been there many times.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AsifS60
Reviewed 4 November 2018

My cousin who lives in Brno took us here for a visit and it was amazing. The view from the top was incredible and the castle admission was very reasonably priced. I would visit here again in a heartbeat.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Liam C
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Špilberk je místo, které nesmíte při návštěvě Brna minout. Je jedno jestli na procházku, nebo i na prohlídku. Krásný výhled na Brno. Spilberk is the Place you can`t miss during your stay in Brno. Doesn`t matter if you will t see exhibition or just to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Místo, které nesmíte při návštěvě Brna minout. Je jedno jestli na procházku, nebo i na prohlídku. Krásný výhled na Brno. Place you can`t miss during your stay in Brno. Doesn`t matter if you will t see exhibition or just to walk around. Very nice Brno`s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marek Š
Reviewed 2 October 2018

an easy walk from the center, Very interesting to visit for the history and the top floor had a fantastic art exhibit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 705barb
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I had a few minor complaints, but overall it was enjoyable and a positive experience. Might I suggest you do your homework before arrival, like visit the website to find out exactly what you want to see and the associated costs. I made the mistake...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 22 September 2018

From the old town square, it is a good 15 to 20 minutes walk, a lot of it uphill, to reach the castle. When you get there, you can chose one or both of the tours offered. None of the tours are accompanied by a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Greenlakereener
Reviewed 12 September 2018

There are several things to do here besides just enjoying the walk up and down through the surrounding hillside park. You can opt for tickets to see different parts of the old buildings, including the old barracks cum prison underground, climbing the bell tower for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gary H
16 June 2018|
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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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