Špilberk castle and fortress [ Castle or ruin of castle ]
Royal castle established in the first half of the 13th century to defend the city of Brno.
From the 17th century a provincial fortress, and in the 18th and 19th centuries a prison of the Hapsburg monarchy.
From 1939 - 1940 a gestapo prison, and later a military site. Since 1950, the site of the Brno City Museum.
Hrad a pevnost Špilberk
662 24 Brno
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