From 1 August until 18 October, 75,000 users accessed the janacek-brno.cz festival website, mainly from the Czech and Slovak Republics, Great Britain, Austria and Germany, which means an unbelievable growth of 1729 % on 2014. Over the same period, 27,000 people accessed the website of the Janáček Opera ndbrno.cz/opera, which was the festival’s second most important information portal.
The Anthropos Pavilion was built in 1962 for the exhibition of the same name created by Prof. Karel Absolon in 1928 and situated originally at Brno exhibition ground. Absolon’s Anthropos was part of his project to establish an international institute researching the origins of man and his culture.
About the Masaryk University Faculty of Science Botanical Garden. The Botanical Garden of Faculty of Science, Masaryk Univerzity in Brno was founded in 1922 by Professor Josef Podpera. The garden has continued to grow and develop since that time. In 1995-96 during reconstruction of the garden, new greenhouses was made.
The biggest public library in Brno is the Moravian Library, it's the second largest library in the Czech Republic with about 4 million volumes. The biggest gallery in Brno is the Moravian Gallery and again it is the second largest institution of its kind in the Czech Republic and the biggest in Moravia.
Brno Ossuary is an underground ossuary in Brno, Czech Republic. It was rediscovered in 2001 in the historical centre of the city, partially under the Church of St. James. It is estimated that the ossuary holds the remains of over 50 thousand people which makes it the second-largest ossuary in Europe, after the Catacombs of Paris.
The Capuchin monastery with the Finding of the Holy Cross Church in Brno is a unique monument which will inspire every lover of history and art. In the original early Baroque building you can admire the valuable Capuchin library with the original Rococo inventory and a ceiling fresco by Josef Stern.
The Dietrichstein Palace erected in 1613-1616 as the governor residence of cardinal František Dietrichstein is one of the largest Baroque buildings in Brno. It received its high Baroque shape at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries. Since 1911 it has been used for exhibition purposes.
Consider a stop at the capuchin crypt, then switch gears by picking up some fresh fruit or flowers at the cabbage market. Throughout the center, you'll find cafes, restaurants, and shops. For Liberty Square and beyond, use our Brno trip planning tool to get the most from your Brno vacation.
4) Mariánské údolí (Marian Valley) It is said that half of Brno goes to the dam lake and the other half to Marian Valley. And it is true. Marian Valley is easily reached by bus. The Marian Valley consists of “lakes” (man made water reservoirs that were built from 1953 to 1967) surrounded by forests.
Besides the promotion of Mendel's legacy, the museum is also a place to promote all scientific disciplines that students from Masaryk University can encounter. Mendel museum is becoming an important point for the connection of science with practice and is a meeting place for the general public within an academic environment by combining the practical requirements of a museum and the theoretical subject.
Today, the Governor's Palace offers a permanent exhibition of art from the Gothic period to the 19th century, which includes the Drawing and Graphic Cabinet and a spaces for temporary displays. The Governor's Palace incorporates a baroque hall with a capacity of 150 seats, ArtMap bookstore and MORGAL Café.
Moravian Karst Delve deep into the Moravian Karst The largest and most beautiful karst area in central Europe is a place where visitors have their breath taken clean away. The main attraction here is the famous Macocha Abyss, some 138m deep and steeped in terrifying myths and legends. Without doubt the Moravian Karst is one of the natural wonders of the Czech Republic, which will wow every visitor.
http://www.muzeum-blansko.cz/ New Castle u Adamova. After the downfall of the Old Castle, the former front bulwark from the second half of the 15th century took over its function. The courtyard is enclosed by the polygonal ramparts and surrounded by the castle buildings. The castle is further protected by a moat.
The code name of the most highly classified nuclear fallout shelter in Brno from the Communist era (1959) to protect the city's and region's political representatives. It had been built during the Nazi occupation as a civil defense (Luftschutz) shelter from American and Soviet bombardment of Brno.
To fly into space, look into the microworld, discover the secret of life, immerse yourself into the realm of fantasy, partially reveal the future and live a science-fiction story. All of that, actually much more, can be found at the Brno Observatory and Planetarium.
The Open Garden is managed by Environmental Partnership Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation, usually referred to as Environmental Partnership (in Czech: Nadace Partnerstvi), is a leading Czech foundation and NGO supporting sustainable development solutions.
Baroque Parnas Fountain in Brno One of the most beautiful Czech Baroque fountains can be found in Brno The Baroque Parnas fountain is located in the heart of Brno, the largest Moravian city, and is the dominant feature of the central part of the square known as the Vegetable Market.
A summer villa hosting exhibitions, concerts, and other events Antonín Arnošt Mitrovský had his summer villa built in 1779–1794. This classicist villa of exceptional architectural value is located next to Výstaviště (the Exhibition Grounds) and close to the city centre.
The restored Art Nouveau Löw-Beer Villa features an exhibition called The World of the Brno Bourgeoisie Around the Löw-Beers and the Tugendhats. It vividly presents chapters from the history of architecture and the lifestyle of the upper echelons of Brno from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century.
Villa Tugendhat is a historical building in the wealthy neighbourhood of Černá Pole in Brno, Czech Republic. It is one of the pioneering prototypes of modern architecture in Europe, and was designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Brno Underground. Labyrint pod Zelným trhem Kostnice u sv. Jakuba Mincmistrovský sklep Moravian Karst The Výpustek Cave Špilberk Catle. Not many cities in the Czech Republic can pride themselves for offering their tourists a phenomenon that is a network of underground tunnels, corridors, shafts, crypts and cellars.