49 Sights in Brno, Czechia (with Map and Images)

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1. Reduta

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The Reduta Theatre is a theatre in Brno, Czech Republic. It was built on the city's oldest square, Zelný trh) and began its life in Renaissance times as the Taverna (Tavern) Theatre. In 1767, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performed with his sister in a concert there. It is now part of the National Theatre in Brno. The building, which was first mentioned in 1608, is the oldest theatre building in Central Europe.

Wikipedia: Reduta Theatre (EN)

2. Besední dům

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Besední dům is a public building in Brno, standing on the southern corner of Comenius Square, at the mouth of Husova Street. It is surrounded by Besední Street from the eastern side. It was built between 1870 and 1873 as part of a newly built ring road. The author of the historicizing Neo-Renaissance building was the architect Theophil von Hansen. The Besední dům served as a cultural and social centre of the Czech inhabitants of the town and to a certain extent it still fulfils its original function today. Between the 80s and 90s of the 20th century it was adapted for the needs of the current Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, which resides there. In its history, it has been the scene or witness of a number of socially significant events, including the public announcement of the establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic from its balcony on 29 October 1918.

Wikipedia: Besední dům (CS)

3. Botanická zahrada a arboretum Mendelu

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The Botanical Garden and Arboretum of Mendel University in Brno covers an area of 10.96 hectares in the south-east of the cadastral area of Ponava near the border with the Brno-North city district, along Drobného Street and Generála Píky Street. Since 1990 it has been part of the Brno-Královo Pole city district. There is an important collection of trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants, including exotic ones, imported here from Japan. The Botanical Garden and Arboretum is a teaching and purpose-built facility of Mendel University in Brno, which was founded by August Bayer in 1938, originally on an area of 2 hectares. In the garden it is possible to realize wedding ceremonies. Several times a year exhibitions are held here.

Wikipedia: Botanická zahrada a arboretum Mendelovy univerzity v Brně (CS)

4. svatý Petr a Pavel

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The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is a Roman Catholic cathedral located on the Petrov hill in the Brno-střed district of the city of Brno in the Czech Republic. It is commonly referred to locally as simply "Petrov". It is the seat of the Diocese of Brno and a national cultural monument that is one of the most important pieces of architecture in South Moravia. The interior is mostly Baroque in style, while the exterior shell is Gothic that dates mostly from the 14th century, and its impressive 84-metre-high towers were constructed to the Gothic Revival designs of the architect August Kirstein between 1901–09. The original cathedral site dates to the 11th century.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, Brno (EN)

5. Moravské náměstí

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Moravian Square is a public space in the centre of Brno-Centre, situated on the northeastern edge of the cadastral area of the City of Brno. Its northern part is occupied by two parks, separated by a tram and a road. In the eastern one there is a monumental monument "The Victory of the Red Army over Fascism" by sculptor Vincenc Makovský. The paths of the more western park radiate towards the central fountain. In the southern part of Moravské Square stands the Church of St. Thomas with the adjacent Augustinian monastery. The paved square is closed by the DOPZ block with the Scala cinema from the south and the seat of the Supreme Administrative Court from the west.

Wikipedia: Moravské náměstí (CS)

6. Zazděný brněnský radní

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The Old Town Hall in Brno is a former town hall building and the oldest secular building in the city. It is located in the cadastral area of the City of Brno, between Zelný trh and náměstí Svobody on Radnická Street. The origins of the construction date back to the 13th century. The building served as a town hall until 1935, then the councillors moved to the nearby newly renovated Provincial House, which therefore began to be called the New Town Hall. At present, there is a cultural and information center in the Old Town Hall, in the passage of the tower there is a Brno wheel and a dragon, to which several Brno legends are related.

Wikipedia: Stará radnice (Brno) (CS)

7. Spilberk Castle

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Špilberk Castle is a castle on the hilltop in Brno, Southern Moravia. Its construction began as early as the first half of the 13th century by the Přemyslid kings and complete by King Ottokar II of Bohemia. From a major royal castle established around the mid-13th century, and the seat of the Moravian margraves in the mid-14th century, it was gradually turned into a huge baroque citadel considered the harshest prison in the Austrian Empire, and then into barracks. This prison had always been part of the Špilberk fortress and is frequently referenced by the main character, Fabrizio, in Stendhal's novel, The Charterhouse of Parma.

Wikipedia: Špilberk Castle (EN)

8. Janáčkovo divadlo

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Janáček Theatre is an opera house in the city of Brno, Czech Republic. It is the largest of the three theatres serving the National Theatre Brno ("NdB") opera and ballet company, the others being the Mahen and the Reduta. It was built starting in 1960 after decades of delay and finally opened in October 1965, since when it has premiered some twenty operas and ballets. A major renovation was completed in 2018. The building's façade is north-facing, away from the city center and towards the nearby house of its namesake composer, who is grandly memorialized on the adjacent landscaped green.

Wikipedia: Janáček Theatre (EN)

9. Hvězdárna a planetárium Brno

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The Brno Observatory and Planetarium is the contributing organization of the statutory city of Brno, and its history can be traced back to the 1950s. 20. The century. This cultural and educational institution was launched in 1954, connecting the Observatory and Planetarium, and is located in the middle of the park in Kravi Mountain, northwest of downtown Brno, at an altitude of 305 meters. m. The top of the Planetarium Dome at 318 m above sea level. Meter, it is the highest point in Fiona Fang for miles. Since 2008, the head of the Brno Observatory and Planetarium has been Ji í Du š ek.

Wikipedia: Hvězdárna a planetárium Brno (CS)

10. Vila Tugendhat

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Villa Tugendhat is an architecturally significant building in Brno, Czech Republic. It is one of the pioneering prototypes of modern architecture in Europe, and was designed by the German architects Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich. It was built between 1928 and 1930 for Fritz Tugendhat and his wife Greta, of the wealthy and influential Jewish Tugendhat family. Of reinforced concrete, the villa soon became an icon of modernism. Famous for its revolutionary use of space and industrial building materials, the building was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2001.

Wikipedia: Villa Tugendhat (EN)

11. Brněnský orloj

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Brno astronomical clock is a black stone monument in Brno, Czech Republic. It is situated at Náměstí Svobody, the main square in the Brno City Centre. The monument was proposed by Oldřich Rujbr and Petr Kameník. Every day at 11:00 it releases a glass marble, which the spectators can catch from one of four openings in the monument and they can take it with them as a souvenir. Although the monument is publicly known as an astronomical clock (orloj), it is only a clock. Construction of the clock took three years, at a cost of approximately 12 million CZK.

Wikipedia: Brno astronomical clock (EN)

12. Žlutý kopec

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Žlutý kopec is one of the hills in the central basin of the city of Brno, southwest to south of the neighboring Kraví hora and west of the historical center and Špilberk Castle. From the west and south it is surrounded by the Svratka River, into whose valley it descends most sharply in the northwest. It rises north above the Brno Exhibition Centre and reaches 330 m above sea level at its highest point. Žlutý kopec lies on the very border of the Czech Highlands with the Outer Carpathian depressions, in the whole Bobravská Highlands.

Wikipedia: Žlutý kopec (CS)

13. Nový věk

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The sculptural group New Age was created by sculptor Vincenc Makovský for the Czechoslovak pavilion at the international exhibition Expo 1958 in Brussels. The original name of the sculpture was Atomic Age. The sculpture received the Grand Prix of the World Exposition in Brussels. Since 1959, the original sculptural group has been placed in front of the main entrance to the Brno Trade Fairs and Exhibition Centre. A copy of the sculpture is located in Prague. The sculpture has been protected as a monument since 1964.

Wikipedia: Sousoší Nový věk (CS)

14. Měnínská brána

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The Měnín Gate is the only preserved city gate in Brno, located in Orlí Street near Malinovské Square. Its origins date back to the 13th century, when it formed part of the Brno city walls. After reconstruction at the end of the 70s of the 20th century, which adapted the building for exhibition purposes, the gate building is managed by the Brno City Museum, which uses it as an exhibition space. Together with other remnants of the town fortifications, the Měnín Gate has been a protected monument since 1964.

Wikipedia: Měnínská brána (CS)

15. Mendelovo muzeum

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Mendel Museum has been an institution of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, since 2007. The museum was established in 2002 with the international co-operation of a number of organizations. The principal role in the creation of the museum itself was played by the Austrian society VFG and affiliated scientists and patrons. The museum is located within the precincts of the Augustinian abbey in Old Brno, where the abbot and scientist Gregor Johann Mendel lived and worked.

Wikipedia: Mendel Museum of Masaryk University (EN)

16. Husa na provázku

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Husa na provázku Tibor Kádek (Kandy Talbot) / CC BY 3.0

The Goose on a String Theatre is a theatre in Brno on the Zelný trh (Green Market), whose artistic head has been dramaturge Martin Sládeček since the end of the 2020/21 season. The ensemble has been operating since 1967, when a group of theatre artists from the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts led by Bořivoj Srba began to experiment with theatrical forms. Since 1968 the ensemble has been operating under the auspices of the Brno House of Arts.

Wikipedia: Divadlo Husa na provázku (CS)

17. Brno Ossuary

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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 ossuary was founded in the 17th century, and was expanded in the 18th century. It's been opened to public since June 2012.

Wikipedia: Brno Ossuary (EN)

18. Zderadův sloup

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Zderad's Column is a Gothic column in Brno, Trnitá district, in the east of Brno-Centre. It stands in a small park at the intersection of Křenová and Zderadova streets, about 60 m west of Zderadův Bridge across the Svitava River. Since 1964 it has been protected as a cultural monument. The column, the bridge and the street are named after Zderad, a Czech nobleman from the 11th century, who, according to a later legend, was murdered in this place.

Wikipedia: Zderadův sloup (CS)

19. Denisovy sady

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Denisovy sady, originally Františkov Park, is a city park on the edge of the Brno cadastral area of the City of Brno. They are situated on the slope of Petrova Hill between the preserved section of the original city walls and the road in Husova Street. Several serpentine paths pass through the park, connecting it with Nádražní and Bašty streets. The park also includes the Governor's Garden. The Capuchin Gardens are connected to the park.

Wikipedia: Denisovy sady (CS)

20. Morový sloup

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The Plague Column is a Baroque column on Freedom Square in Brno, built in 1679–1683 to commemorate the plague epidemic that plagued the city in 1679–1680. It is located in the northern (upper) part of the square and forms its dominant feature. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and five plague saints. Its early Baroque appearance is based on the Marian column erected on the Am Hof square in Vienna.

Wikipedia: Morový sloup (Brno) (CS)

21. Dům pánů z Kunštátu

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The House of the Lords of Kunštát is a Renaissance palace in the historical centre of Brno, cadastral area of the City of Brno, Dominikánská Street No. 9. It is registered on the list of cultural monuments of the Czech Republic and is currently used by the Brno House of Arts for exhibition purposes. It is probably the most important monument in the complex of the so-called Velký Špalíček.

Wikipedia: Dům pánů z Kunštátu (CS)

22. Vila Stiassny

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Villa Stiassni is a functionalist villa in Brno, which was built according to the design of Ernst Wiesner. It was completed in 1929. Its client was Alfred Stiassni (1883–1961) with wife Hermína, née Weinmannová, after which the villa gained its name. Since 2009 the villa has been administered by the National Heritage Institute. At the end of 2014, it was made available to the public.

Wikipedia: Vila Stiassni (CS)

23. Kraví hora

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Kraví hora is a hill with a city park and an observatory and planetarium in the central basin of the city of Brno. It is located about a kilometer northwest of the hill with Špilberk Castle, in the Veveří district. It is connected to the neighboring Yellow Hill by a shallow saddle, where the Peace Square is located. Geomorphologically, Kraví hora belongs to the Bobrava Highlands.

Wikipedia: Kraví hora (Bobravská vrchovina) (CS)

24. Místodržitelský palác

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Místodržitelský palác Kamil Till / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Governor's Palace is a Baroque building standing on Moravian Square in Brno, and since 1990 it has been managed by the Moravian Gallery in Brno. It offers an extensive exhibition of art from the Gothic to the 19th century, as well as space for short-term exhibition projects. The building also houses the ArtMap bookstore and the Morgal café, whose architect is Martin Hrdina.

Wikipedia: Místodržitelský palác (Brno) (CS)

25. Anthropos

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Anthropos is a museum located in the city of Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic. The museum is a part of the Moravské zemské muzeum. It focuses on exhibitions presenting the oldest history of Europe and mankind. In a 2009 exhibition, the museum presented the most important art works of the Paleolithic era, such as Venus of Willendorf and Venus of Dolní Věstonice.

Wikipedia: Anthropos Pavilion (EN)

26. Nalezení svatého Kříže

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The Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross at the Capuchin Monastery in Brno is a Roman Catholic rectorate church of the Brno diocese. It is located on Capuchin Square in the city district of Brno-Centre, in the cadastral area of the City of Brno and belongs to the Order of Capuchin Friars Minor. The church is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Kostel Nalezení svatého Kříže (Brno) (CS)

27. sv. Augustin

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The Church of St. Augustine in Brno is a Roman Catholic church built in the functionalist style in 1932–1934 according to a project by architect Vladimír Fischer. The church is located in the center of the Masaryk Quarter on Peace Square, in the cadastral area of Stránice, in the city district Brno-Centre. It is the parish church of the parish Brno-sv. Augustin.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Augustina (Brno) (CS)

28. náměstí 28. října

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Náměstí 28. října is a square in Brno, Czech Republic, located in the Černá Pole district between Milady Horákové Street and Lužánky Park. The square has a rectangular ground plan and is oriented from north to south. In the middle of the square there is a city park, which has housed a memorial to the Brno victims of the Holocaust since 2014.

Wikipedia: Náměstí 28. října (Brno) (CS)

29. Neposkvrněného početí Panny Marie

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The Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary is a Roman Catholic parish church at the parish of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary in Brno in the cadastral area of Trnitá in Křenová Street, built in 1910–1913 by architect Franz Holik in Art Nouveau style. The church is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Kostel Neposkvrněného početí Panny Marie (Brno-Trnitá) (CS)

30. svatý Tomáš apoštol

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The Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, originally the Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary and St. Thomas the Apostle, is a Baroque parish church, originally a Gothic Augustinian monastery church. It is located in the Brno city district Brno-střed in the south of Moravské náměstí in the cadastral area of the City of Brno.

Wikipedia: Kostel Zvěstování Panny Marie a svatého Tomáše apoštola (CS)

31. svatí Janové

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The Church of St. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, commonly referred to as the Church of St. John, is a Roman Catholic church built in the 13th century at the Minorite monastery in the historical center of Brno. The monastery complex with the church and the Loreto chapel has been protected as a cultural monument since 1964.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Jana Křtitele a svatého Jana Evangelisty (Brno-město) (CS)

32. sv. Rodiny

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The Church of the Holy Family is a Roman Catholic monastery church attached to the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy in Grohova Street in the Veveří district of Brno, in the Brno-Centre district. It belongs to the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy of the Third Order of St. Františka, which was founded in Brno on March 15, 1886.

Wikipedia: Kostel Svaté rodiny (Brno) (CS)

33. svatá Maří Magdalena

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St. Mary's Magdalena Church in Brno is a Roman Catholic church at the corner of Masaric and Franciscan Rue, built between 1651 and 1654, and may have been the builder of Ond ejErna, the site of the former Franciscan synagogue in Brno. The current form is the reconstruction in 1852. The church is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Kostel svaté Máří Magdalény (Brno) (CS)

34. Betlémský kostel

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Betlémský kostel Tibor Kádek (Kandy Talbot) / CC BY 2.5

The Bethlehem Church is located at the foot of Špilberk Hill in Pellicova Street in the cadastral area of the City of Brno, Brno-Centre. It was built in a historicist style with predominant Neo-Renaissance elements in 1894–1895. It was the first evangelical church in Brno where preaching was exclusively in Czech.

Wikipedia: Betlémský kostel (CS)

35. Mahenovo divadlo

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Mahen Theatre is a Czech theatre situated in the city of Brno. Mahen Theatre, built as German Deutsches Stadttheater in 1882, was one of the first public buildings in the world lit entirely by electric light. It was built in a combination of Neo-renaissance, Neo-baroque and Neoclassical architectural styles.

Wikipedia: Mahen Theatre (EN)

36. Loreta

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Loritan Church in Brno is a Baroque temple located near St. John's Church in a minority monastery in Brno. Loreto Church was built in 18. The builder of the century, at the site of the original cemetery, was built by Morich Grimm. Together with the whole campus, it has been a cultural monument since 1964.

Wikipedia: Loretánská kaple v Brně (CS)

37. Synagoga Agudas achim

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Synagogue Agudas achim is a functionalist synagogue in Brno, in the district of Trnitá, in the street Skořepka 13. It was built between 1935 and 1936. In 2002 it was the only synagogue serving its purpose in Moravia and Silesia. It is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Synagoga Agudas achim (CS)

38. Nanebevzetí Panny Marie

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The Baroque Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary is located in the eastern part of Zábrdovice, belonging to the Brno-Židenice district. It is situated near the bank of the Svitava River at the intersection of Lazaretní and Zábrdovická streets.

Wikipedia: Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie (Brno-Zábrdovice) (CS)

39. svatý Cyril a Metoděj

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The Roman Catholic parish church of Saints Cyril and Methodius is located in the Brno cadastral area of Židenice on Nopova Street. It is the parish church of the parish of Brno-Židenice. The church is registered on the list of cultural monuments of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Cyrila a Metoděje (Brno) (CS)

40. Theophil Hansen

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Baron Theophil Edvard von Hansen was a Danish architect who later became an Austrian citizen. He became particularly well known for his buildings and structures in Athens and Vienna, and is considered an outstanding representative of Neoclassicism and Historicism.

Wikipedia: Theophil Hansen (EN)

41. letohrádek Mitrovských

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The Mitrovský Summer Palace is a late Baroque chateau located by Veletržní Street not far from the main entrance to the exhibition grounds. His land is located in the territory of the Brno city district Brno-center, in the cadastral area of Old Brno.

Wikipedia: Letohrádek Mitrovských (CS)

42. J. A. Komenského

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The Red Church is a Protestant Church in Brno, Czech Republic. It was designed by architect Heinrich von Ferstel and built up between 1863 and 1867. Nowadays it is used by the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren. The building is a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Red Church (Brno) (EN)

43. Avion

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Avion Jiří Sedláček (Frettie) / CC BY 3.0

Hotel Avion is a functionalist building located in the centre of Brno in Česká Street. Together with Villa Tugendhat, it is one of two buildings of this architectural style registered in the list of national cultural monuments in the whole of Brno.

Wikipedia: Hotel Avion (CS)

44. svatý Jakub Starší

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svatý Jakub Starší Jiří Sedláček (Frettie) / CC BY 3.0

Saint James` church is a late Gothic three-nave church situated in James' square in the centre of Brno, in Czech Republic. Its history starts in the beginning of the 13th century. The church was categorized as a national monument in 1995.

Wikipedia: Church of St. James (Brno) (EN)

45. Schreberovy zahrádky

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Schreberovy zahrádky is the name of a park in Brno-North, Brno. The park with an area of 2.4 hectares is located in the cadastral area of Černá Pole on the approximate triangle between Lesnická, Jugoslávská and Volejníkova streets.

Wikipedia: Schreberovy zahrádky (CS)

46. Uměleckoprůmyslové muzeum

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The Museum of Decorative Arts in Brno is an exhibition and collection institution dedicated to contemporary and historical design and fashion. It is located at Husova třída 14 in Brno and is part of the Moravian Gallery in Brno.

Wikipedia: Uměleckoprůmyslové muzeum (Brno) (CS)

47. svatý Josef

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The Church of St. Joseph is originally a Roman Catholic monastery church, part of the Franciscan Monastery, later the Ursulines. It is located in Josefská Street in Brno-Centre. In 2009 it was given to the Greek Catholic Church.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Josefa (Brno) (CS)

48. Jurkovičova vila

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Dušan Jurkovič's own villa was built in 1906 at the foot of Brno's Wilson Forest. It is located on Jana Nečas Street in Brno-Žabovřesky and is one of the most important monuments of Art Nouveau architecture in Brno.

Wikipedia: Jurkovičova vila (CS)

49. Nanebevzetí Panny Marie

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The Jesuit Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary is located in the Brno city district of Brno-Centre, in the cadastral area of the City of Brno. It is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie (Brno-město) (CS)

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