Brno is a city of universities, a business hub and a great place to live, not just to visit. It is a city of galleries, museums, cafés, clubs and festivals. Be sure to visit some monuments. Below is a list of a few places of general interest. See also Wikipedia (Brno).
Špilberk Castle has dominated the skyline of Brno. The visitors are to can take a walk through the casemates – dark grim rooms in the fortifications that used to serve as a recess of the soldiers and later as the prison cells. The castle is surrounded by a park, where the visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of the city. More information about its history and other information can be found at http://www.spilberk.cz/en/.
It is the only exemplar of Modern architecture in the Czech Republic recorded on the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage. The Villa of Greta and Fritz Tugendhat, designed by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and built in 1929–1930, is a monument of modern architecture. It is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00, more information and online tickets can be bought at http://www.tugendhat.eu/en/. Due to great interest in tours we recommend to book your visit at least 2–3 months in advance.
The 10-Z Nuclear Fallout Shelter
It had been built during the Nazi occupation as a civil defense shelter from American and Soviet bombardment of Brno. The excursion to technical facilities is led by experts, who try to adjust its content to the interests of a small group of visitors. The year-round temperature of 10-Z is 14 °C. http://www.gotobrno.cz/en/the-10-z-nuclear-fallout-shelter.
Veveří Castle and reservoir
One of the most popular places is the Veveří Castle, a romantic medieval residence above the lake surface. The monumental castle can be found above the Reservoir, regular boat transport operates there April to October. A beautiful place about which you can read more at https://www.veveri.cz/en.
In Brno and its surroundings there are many interesting places. Beautiful places to visit are for example: Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, ZOO Brno, Brno observatory and planetarium, Brno clock sculpture, Technical museum in Brno. For more information about the city and tips where to go in Brno, you can visit http://www.gotobrno.cz/en.
Last update: 08/01/2020