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Do & See

Špilberk Castle (hrad Špilberk)

Situated on a rocky hill overlooking the city, Špilberk Castle was originally a royal castle, then converted into a huge Baroque fortress and secure prison, known as the ‘Dungeon of Nations’ because of its international guest list of rebels against the oppressive Habsburg regime.
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Brno City Museum – Měnínská Brána

‘Gateway to Time’ is a long-running archaeological exhibition showing visitors primeval localities and medieval finds from Brno and surroundings.
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The Cathedral Of St. Peter And Paul

Located on the top of the hill known as Petrov, the free-standing Romanesque basilica was rebuilt as a Gothic cathedral in the 13th century, and converted to the Baroque style in the 18th century. The twin spires are depicted on the Czech 10Kč coin.
Capuchin Monastery And Crypt

Capuchin Monastery And Crypt

–Klášter kapucínů & Kapucínská hrobka The Capuchine monastery’s crypt displays the mummified bodies of 150 monks, preserved naturally since 1784 in the dry atmosphere. Visitors will notice that many were buried with their boots on.
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Villa Tugendhat

The first UNESCO world heritage site-listed monument of modern architecture in the Czech Republic, and only the fourth worldwide to receive such a distinction. The glass-fronted villa was designed in 1928, by famous German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Brnenská prehrada (dam and huge reservoir)

Brnenská prehrada (dam and huge reservoir)

A popular resort and an ideal place for all kinds of water sports. The banks are lined with sport facilities, restaurants and pubs. The reservoir/lake stretches up 15 km to the lost-in-time hamlet of Veverská Bityská. A ferry boat chugs between Brno and Veverská Bítýška from May to September (www.dpmb.cz).
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Veveří Castle

Brno’s second castle soars above the reservoir surrounded by the Podkomorské woods. It is a Gothic royal castle which was also used as a hunting lodge. Today, the castle is a venue for many cultural and social events.
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Old Town Hall (Stará radnice)

The oldest secular building in Brno, combining various architectural styles. The seat of the city administration from the 14th century to 1935. In the passage of the tower’s passageway, you can see the famous Brno Dragon (actually a crocodile) and a wheel hanging from the ceiling.
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