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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.
Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 123 611
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All reviews surrounding park nice walk nice view up hill nice park worth the climb sunny day nice place city centre old city czech republic casemates prison paths tower courtyard exhibits
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place after sunset. It was sparkling with lights. Missed to visit it during day time. Hope to visit Brno again, very soon! Fingers-crossed

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chintan06
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Get ticket for all its attractions from the gift shop, namely: watch tower, casemates, perm exhibitions (Brno City Museum) and temp exhibitions. 2. The watch tower offers the greatest city view you can find. Imagine possible intruders from the north or east. 3. As...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thejonpage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views from uphere are really lovely, and the park downstairs either... the castle with the casemates are a good tour through the life of prisoners.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vladroytman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful castle with some incredible views! The little bistro is also wonderful! The hot chocolate is amazing! Highly recommend the tour around the prison which is SO interesting! Definitely worth the walk to get there!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chaelae2019
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We didn't see the construction signs from the street where we started our climb up to the castle and ended up taking another 15 minutes walking to the other side of the property. It was a lovely walk through the park on a perfect sunny...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NCGatorGirl
Reviewed 6 December 2018

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 5 December 2018 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 1 December 2018

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 liamcaljouw
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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Gary H
16 June 2018|
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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