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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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Shpilberk 210/1, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 123 611
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Up hill walk to the top. But I think you can drive up (taxi). Well worth the effort to get up, the views are great almost 360 across the city.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spilberk Castle just does not have the wow effect. Don't take me wrong the area around, the walk through the park and also the views are beautiful. Then there is the castle which you can see nearly from every part of Brno. Would not say...More

Thank Peter D
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