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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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  • 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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Reviewed 16 May 2017

I love it there the walk was great the view was wow and it was all in flowers going up there . What a nice way to spend a few hours

Thank GinDub
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Casements, castle & tower worth looking at. Some of the exhibitions are ok eg archeology & castle history but need 2 to 4 hrs to see them all.

Thank 191susa
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Spilberk Castle was very interesting with a lot of local history. The castle had 3 level of displays from the 1200's to modern times. The lower level was the old prison from the Austrian times.

Thank bartleycrc
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Once you like walking by the walls of medieval castle, between chestnut or in creepy dungeon, you;ll like it. Feel the ancient breath of Moravian duke residence, watch the horors of medieval tortures and imagine all the delights of living with combative neighbors. Everything exept...More

1  Thank KoNovikov
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I was there in March with my girlfriend and we had a nice time there. There are good views and there are good restaurants which are not so expensive, taking into account that it is a touristic landmark.

Thank Héctor M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

As far as castles go, this is a lackluster, uninteresting, dreary place. The chapels are listed on the combination ticket, but are not open! The view from the tower is not much better than the view from the grounds. The exhibit on the history of...More

2  Thank Fardad F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The way to the castle is a great chance for a walk-in May there were lots of lilacs! The castle itself is more interesting outside than inside. Panorama of the city from the top of the castle hill. To be recommended especially on a sunny...More

Thank yolla12
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This 13th century castle became a dreaded prison in the 17th-18th centuries under the Hapsburg monarchy. In the 19th century, it was converted into a military barracks and then occupied by the German army between 1939-1941. The museum houses extensive exhibitions of documents and artifacts...More

1  Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Medieval castle is well reconstructed and offers stunning views over Brno city. We have visited only courts, but there are interesting catacombs called "kazemats" to visit.

Thank patriksnake
Reviewed 20 April 2017

If you plan on going to the museum, don't expect too much out of it. It's a prison museum but since there is no guided tour [or at least I wasn't able to find one] the leaflet which you get on the entrance is obscure...More

2  Thank ksenijatr
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