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Brno Jewish Cemetery If you have long explored all the most popular city tours and iconic sights in Brno, it's time to begin an independent acquaintance with the city. Some of its places tend to change radically from time to time. Thus, on an ordinary weekday, the old square of Zelné trh is nothing extraordinary. On a typical day, you can just walk in a quiet atmosphere, look at buildings surrounding the square and take some pictures. But try to visit this place on an early Saturday morning! You will be surprised at the abundance of shopping tents on the square where you can buy literally everything. Wonderful live flowers, fresh vegetables and fruits, fresh farm products and souvenirs can all be bought on the Saturday market, which is one of the oldest traditions and main secrets of the ancient square.
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If your soul wants truly amazing discoveries, head to another city square - Namesti Svobody . Look for an unusual monument in the shape of a cartridge case - most tourists might find it completely unremarkable or even strange. This unusual sculpture is a clock, the opening of which took place in 2010. The clock is also an important historical monument, as it is erected in honor of General Torstenson famous for his military exploits. Coming closer to the unusual clock, on it smooth surface you can notice a few cuts through which the hand can pass freely. A glass ball appears in one of the slits every morning at 11:00, and any lucky person can pick it up as a souvenir. If you want to take such an unusual souvenir with you, do not be lazy to come to the clock in advance and get in line at one of the gapes.
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Dominican Square (Dominikánské náměsti ) also has its own little secret. From the square, you can easily get into two inner courtyards of the New Town Hall (Nová radnice ). If you visit them in the evening, you will hardly meet other people in the picturesque yards. These courtyards are incredibly beautiful, here you can enjoy the beauty of exotic plants, take pictures of the building's picturesque facade and numerous sculptures in an atmosphere of complete solitude.
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If you want to take beautiful panoramic photos of Brno without paying for climbing popular observation platforms, be sure to visit Denisovy Gardens (Denisovy sady ). They cover a small hill, being an excellent alternative to paid lookouts.
Fuente barroca de Parnas - Mercado de verduras en Brno Please pay attention to another unusual sight in Brno - its trams. Just watch the city trams or ride them. You will hardly find a pair of identical trams even for the whole day of walking through the city streets. Among tramcars running around the city, there are quite original antique-like ones, as well as ultramodern trams painted in all colors of the rainbow. If such unusual tram tours get you hooked, try to visit Brno during Transport Nostalgia festival. On this day, you can ride not only old historic trams but also mid-20th-century buses and even harnesses.
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Are you in search of an original restaurant? On Brno central square, in one of the small inconspicuous cellars, find Stredoveka Krcma national restaurant. This is an amazing place with a real medieval atmosphere where you can try the most popular national dishes and delicious Czech beer, listen to national-style music and watch skillful waiters wearing medieval costumes. Beer is served in unique mugs, so hundreds of beer lovers are disparately trying to take them away as souvenirs.
Castillo Real de Spilberk - Brno

Climb into the Sky on an Aerostat

The festival of balloon flights is held in Brno every year. Balloonists from different European countries take part in it. If you visit it, you will see the flight of colorful balloons. You will also be able to climb into the sky on one of them. You will admire the beauty of nature, magnificent fortresses and other attractions from a height. A large firm Letime-Balonem operates in the city. You will be able to enjoy a hot air balloon flight over Brno and other picturesque parts of the Czech Republic. The price of such a trip is 3500 CZK.
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Spend the Night in a Tent in the Frost

Winter is very frosty in Brno. Therefore, you will be able to engage in a new type of extreme tourism at this time of year. You will be able to spend the night in an ordinary tent at a temperature much below zero. You will need to set it near the city. However, you will have to choose such a place that there is no wind there. You can set a tent behind an elevation, for example. Note that you should tightly close all plastic inserts in the tent. You will also need a heating device. You will feel that you are in the Arctic during this unusual entertainment. You will spend the night in cold conditions. You will feel what a real winter is and also test your endurance.
Catedral de San Pedro y San Pablo - Brno

Visiting Water Parks in Brno

You can have fun in the water parks while on vacation in Brno. There are 2 water parks in the city. You will swim in one of the 12 pools and slide down 20 water slides in the Aqualand Moravia water park. You will also use the cryo-chamber in the wellness center. All procedures are carried out at a temperature from -110 °C to -140 °C here. You will pay 390 CZK to spend the whole day here. There is a "wild river" and a slide, the length of which is 90 meters, in the water park Aquapark Kohoutovice. You will pay 100 CZK for a 90-minute visit to the park. There is Water Park Vyskov near the city. You can ride the swirling tube slide here. The cost of a 2-hour stay here is 110 CZK.
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Underground Journey

If it rains during a tour of Brno, you can take a trip to the dungeon to continue the tour and not get wet. There are several such interesting places in the city. You can visit the underground maze under the Cabbage market any day except Monday. You will use the audio guide here. The Brno Kostnice (ossuary) is located near the Saint James’ Church. It is the second-largest European ossuary. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday. Znojemské podzemí is a 1-hour drive from the city. They are a branched underground maze here. It was built in the 14th century. You will be interested in adrenaline tracks in it.
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Moravian Karst Caves

The Moravian Karst is located in Brno suburb. It is a system of karst caves and a national reserve. It has a length of 25 kilometers and a width ranging from 2 to 6 meters. There are more than a thousand caves here. The total area of the reserve is 92 kilometers. However, you will be able to visit only 4 caves: Katerinska, Balcarka, Sosuvska, and Punkva.
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You will walk through the caves, and take a boat ride on the Punkva River, flowing underground. You will also look at the stalactites, stalagmites, and helictites in Moravian Karst. There is an opportunity to take a ride on the ecological train and cable car, and see bats and invertebrates here. You will pay 170 CZK for such an unusual excursion. You will also be provided with an audio guide and a booklet in your native language.
Catedral de San Pedro y Pablo vista desde el Castillo de Spilberk - Brno

A Tour to the Macocha Abyss

You can go on a trip to Macocha Abyss during a holiday in Brno. It is located on the territory of the Moravian Karst. It was formed after the collapse of cave vaults. Its length is 180 meters. Its greatest depth is 135 meters. The Punkva River flows along its bottom. There are 2 special bridges on the edges of the former cave. You can look into the abyss from them. You can also get a dose of adrenaline by going down to its bottom.
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Notable celebrations and festivals in Czech Republic

Five-Petalled Rose Celebrations dedicated to the ancient history and cultural customs of Bohemia are held in Český Krumlov in June every year. Within the framework of historical reconstructions, guests of the festival can watch knight tournaments, all kinds of performances, masquerades, and much more, all against the backdrop of a colorful fair on the territory of an ancient castle. A program of the open-air rock festival in Hradec Králové held in July will surely surprise guests with both new talents and performances by well-recognized leaders of this musical genre. The festival includes various theatrical performances, film screenings, and children's parties. One of the most prestigious international film festivals has been held in the spa town of Karlovy Vary since 1946. A festive atmosphere, the opportunity to see world stars of the film industry and just have a good time attract guests to Karlovy Vary every summer. … Open
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