Brno

South Moravia, Czech Republic

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Address:South Moravia, Czech Republic

The capital city of Moravia region. Birth place of the Czech famous composer Leoš Janáček. Choose your tour date. 

Brno is the second largest city in Czech Republic and is a gateway to the vineyards of Southern Moravia. The first inhabitants of Brno area date back to prehistoric times, however the area was settled around the 11th century. 

Brno is the seat of the Supreme Court in the Czech Republic as well as great administrative and higher education centre. The city is pulsing with culture, art and is known for its very friendly atmosphere. Její Pastorkyňa (Jenůfa or also Her Stepdaughter), the famous opera by Leoš Janáček, was premiered in Brno in 1904.

Špilberk Castle 

Špilberk Castle was built in the mid-13th century. Over the centuries it has been both a symbol of safety and protection as well as the oppression of citizens - first as a royal castle and later on a Baroque fortress; the most rigorous prison of the Austro-Hungarian empire, and finally, a barracks of the occupying army. Nowadays it is a national heritage monument hosting the City Museum.

St. Peter and Paul Cathedral

A Romanesque chapel stood on the current spot of the cathedral back in the 11th century. It was rebuilt into a Gothic basilica two centuries later. The church was badly damaged during the Swedish siege of the town in the 17th century. A century later, reconstruction took place and since then the building stayed largely unchanged, meaning the interior of the temple is distinctly Baroque, whereas the exterior is Gothic.

Náměstí Svobody (Freedom Square)

is the main square in the Brno city center where in the morning locals enjoy sipping their coffee in one of the cozy cafés and in the evening have a beer or Moravian wine in one (or more) of the many pubs. If you come during winter season, you might enjoy a festive and very warm spirit of Christmas market, try the mulled (warm) wine...

The Ossuary of St. James´s Church

was established in the 13th century and is located next to the St. James Church. It is the second largest ossuary in Europe. It was a place of burial of victims of plague and cholera, the Thirty Years' War and the Swedish siege and more than 50 000 people are buried there. 

Villa Tugendhat

is the historical building located in the Černá Pole district. The villa was built by the famous German architect Maria Ludwig Michael Mies in 1929-1930 and commissioned by Greta and Fritz Tugendhat who came from the rich industrial families in Brno. This true gem of modern architecture has also been included in the UNESCO world heritage list. The villa broke from all period trends in all respects with its functionality, and its interior was way ahead of its time. The villa is opened for public nearly every day, however we recommend to reserve the tour there in advance. 

Go to our complete list of tours to check all tour options. 

Private tour to Moravia's vineyards & castle complex Lednice - Valtice.

Upcoming events

Rudolfinum Czech Philharmonic Chamber

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Summer concerts 2020

Czech Philharmonic presents a new series called Summer concerts performed by Czech Philharmonic orchestra members. From June to August there will be 25 various programmes available in the main hall of Rudolfinum. Take a look!

St. James Basilica Organ Festival in Prague

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August-September 2020

Beautiful performances on the largest organ in Prague (and second largest in Czech Republic). St. James Basilica presents the 25th edition of the famous international organ festival. The church is situated in the beating heart of Prague.

Prague Dinner Concerts - classical and jazz

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Enjoy an unforgettable dinner with live music in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues such as Boccaccio Hall or Jazz Boat. Romantic ambiance. Great musicians. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Klementinum classical music concerts in Prague

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All year round: Klementinum Mirror Chapel, Klementinum St. Salvator Church or Klementinum St. Clement Cathedral offer regular concerts of classical music. Orchestral or chamber concerts often accompanied by organ.

Tickets for Sightseeing Tours in Prague

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Discover the beauty of Prague and Czech Republic. We offer walking tours, boat trips, bus excursions. Art tours, running tours. Learn about rich Czech history. Private or group tours. Local guides, great knowledge.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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