Brno, the Czech Republic’s second largest city is located in the heart of Moravia. It’s strategic location makes it a must see as it is situated close to Prague, Vienna and Bratislava and it is an important tourist gateway to the beautiful landscapes of the South-Moravian region. Furthermore the city is surrounded by lush forests, which are perfect for cycling and hiking. The city itself offers many tourism options including intriguing buildings, museums, many shopping establishments, theaters, nightlife, clubs and more. The city also features the Brno Exhibition Center, which has an eighty-year tradition and has helped to establish Brno as a true European city. In Brno you can see such sights as Spilberk Castle and its fortifications, the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul perched above the city on Petrov Hill, the world famous Tugendhat Villa by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the Mahen Theater, the Reduta Theater, the Brno Fairgrounds, The Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady, one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in Moravia, the labyrinth under the old Vegetable Market and much more. If you wish to explore the whimsical and cultural area of Moravia complete with wine cellars, traditional customs and more, start with the city of Brno, you will not be disappointed.
For more information: www.brno.cz