The city Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Rebublic. The city can be proud of its numerous landmarks, which are proof of its rich 800-year history. The city became prominent in Europian history during the Thirty Year´s War, as it was the only town in Central Europe able to defend itself against siege by the Swedish army. Funtionalist architecture contributed to giving the city its appearance as a modern metropolis.
You can choose from these three thematic walking tours:
Functionalism in Brno with Villa Tugendhat Garden entrance:
Brno is known for its functionalist buildings with minimalist design. Take a closer look and this architecture with your expert guide.The tour is focused on functionalism architecture in Brno with visit to the gardens of Villa Tugendhat and interpretation of this important monument of Unesco. You will see buildings of Ludwig Mies van den Rohe, Bohuslav Fuchs, Ernst Wiesner and others.
History and Architecture:
This tour is designed for lovers of history. It is led by historian-guide who will introduce you Brno from the Middle Ages to the present day and the most important architectural buildings.
Legends of Brno:
On this tour you get to know the old Brno in a fun way by the most famous old legends. Learn why midday in Brno ringing at 11 o'clock already, the legend of the Brno dragon, Baron Trenck and Capuchin mummies, legend of Stone virgin, walled councilor and many others.