Špilberk Castle (hrad Špilberk)


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DESTINATIONS czech republic brno Do & See Špilberk Castle (hrad Špilberk)

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.

Do & See

In the town centre, easy and fun to explore on foot, tourists can enjoy great museums, historical venues and other interesting sites. Brno is also a very green city with lots of parks and lakes where visitors can chill out and just forget about everyday life.