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Špilberk Castle
Hrad Špilberk

address: Špilberk 210/1, 66224 Brno
web: www.spilberk.cz
facebook: www.facebook.com/Muzeum.mesta...
e-mail: muzeum.brno@spilberk.cz
phone No.: (+420) 542 123 611, (+420) 542 123 614, (+420) 542 123 661
GPS: 49°11'41.46"N 16°35'57.64"E
262m above sea level
Špilberk Castle source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
Špilberk Castle source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
source: Czechtourism
source: Czechtourism
source: Czechtourism
source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
source: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
source: Tourism Headquarters - South Moravia
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Historical name:Hrad Špilberk
Description:
A distinctive landmark of Brno, the original residence of Přemysl princes often changed its owners in the course of centuries. The castle became an important fortress (it stood up to the Swedish onslaught) and later a prison house. Revolutionaries from entire Europe suffered and died in the dungeons of Špilberk, as well as many other convicts, the most famous of them being probably the legendary brigand Babinský. The notorious prison of nations was a place of horrors also during the World War Two... more information
Categories: castle, cellar, city fortification, escape game, museum, park, sight-seeing location
Certificates and membershipsTOP trip destination in South Moravia Tourist stamp
Cultural monument, Member of the Museum and Gallery Association of the Czech Republic, National cultural monument
Style composition: baroque (50%), Gothic (10%), Historicised (20%), military fortification (40%)
Services: barrier-free WC, cloak room, dogs welcome, event planning and hosting, guide services in the area, library / reading room, lookout with binoculars, night-time walking tours, Occasional concerts, sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of specialised literature, sale of tourist cards, sale of tourist stamps, snacks, space available for rent, WC, weddings and other celebrations
Languages spoken: Czech, English, German
Accepted forms of payment: VISA, VISA Electron
Related personalities:
More information available at Wikipedia:
Date of construction:1278
Date of reconstruction:2020

Tours / exhibitions

Casemates

source/author: Czech Tourists Club - Picture atlas
Description:A permanent exposition of Baroque architecture of strongholds and forts, and the Penitentiary system in Joseph II times.
Open to public:
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • April-September Mo-Su 9:00-17:00 (with guide)
  • January-March, October-December Tu-Su 9:00-17:00 (with guide)
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

Last tour before closing: 30 min.
Sightseeing time: 45 min.
Languages:tour guide (Czech, English, German), printed guide (Czech, English, German, Italian, Polish, Russian)
Exhibition specialization:regional history
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide?/40
Open to public:
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • year round except Mo 9:00-17:00
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.
closedClosed right now, as per business hours

Last tour before closing: 30 min.
Exhibition specialization:regional history

Lookout tower

Description:Viewing tower.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :NoPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • April-September Mo-Su 9:00-17:00
  • January-March, October-December Tu-Su 9:00-17:00 (in favourable weather)
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

Last tour before closing: 30 min.
Sightseeing time: 15 min.
Open to public:
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • year round Tu-Su 9:00-17:00
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

Last tour before closing: 30 min.
Exhibition specialization:regional history
Description:Text description available in various languages: Česky
Open to public:
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • April-September Mo-Su 10:00-18:00 (only to order)
  • January-March, October-December Tu-Su 9:00-17:00 (only to order)
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.
Description:Text description available in various languages: Česky
Open to public:
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • April-September Mo-Su 9:00-17:00 at 9:15, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00 (with guide)
  • January-March, October-December Tu-Su 9:00-17:00 at 9:15, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00 (with guide)
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.
closedClosed right now, as per business hours
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