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Dolní Kounice - Jewish ghetto, synagogue.

Dolní Kounice - Jewish ghetto, synagogue

The ghetto consisting of two small squares and several streets is documented in the 16th century. The synagogue probably resulted from a reconstruction of an older one in the 17th century. It was adapted...
tel.: 513030427

Address: U Synagogy, Dolní Kounice

(Kapucínský klášter a hrobka).

(Kapucínský klášter a hrobka)

A simple early baroque building with a rectangular layout and right-angle presbytery. Following the middle of the 18th century it was reconstructed in the baroque style according to the plans of František...
tel.: 511140053

Address: Kapucínské nám. 5, Brno

Ostuary at St. Jacob's.

Ostuary at St. Jacob's

The second largest ossuary in Europe. The cemetery at the church of St. Jacob already existed at the beginning of the 13th century. Soon the capacity was not enough and thus an exchange system of burying...
tel.: 515919793

Address: Jakubské náměstí, Brno

Rosa Coeli Dolní Kounice - monastery ruins.

Rosa Coeli Dolní Kounice - monastery ruins

Shortly after its founding in 1181, the convent became a seat the Premonstratensians. It was burned down during the Hussite wars, and although restored, it ceased to exist in the following century. The...
tel.: 513030427

Address: Růžová, Dolní Kounice

Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Early baroque cathedral. The Vranovsky nativity scene with mechanical power and a musical automat are found in the cathedral. The Liechtenstein crypt was completed by the emperor’s tomb in 1820.
tel.: 541239153

Address: Vranov u Brna

Museum of Literature in Moravia - monastery and museum.

Museum of Literature in Moravia - monastery and museum

It belongs among the oldest monasteries in Moravia. The original provost of the Břevnov Benedictines established in the middle of the 11th century, rebuilt into a baroque monastery with the Church of St...
tel.: 547229136

Address: Klášter 1, Rajhrad

(Porta Coeli - Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie) - monastery and museum.

(Porta Coeli - Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie) - monastery and museum

Porta Coeli - The Gate of Heavens in Předklášteří u Tišnova - was founded by Queen Constance as a Cistercian Convent in 1233. The convent was razed several times and even closed down during the centuries...
tel.: 549412293

Address: Porta Coeli 1001, Předklášteří

Church of the Resurrection of Christ.

Church of the Resurrection of Christ

Classical church by the architect Ferdinand Hetzendorf. This massive single-arcade building, decorated by stained-glass windows along the sides forms a unified block with a parish, which directly connects...
tel.: 544221587, 604280160

Address: Slavkov u Brna

Brno-Soběšice - monastery of the Poor Clares.

Brno-Soběšice - monastery of the Poor Clares

The cornerstone of the Convent of Immaculate Conception of sisters of St. Clara Order was laid only recently - in 1995. Its rather large grounds are situated in the outskirts of the Soběšice urban district...

Address: Zeiberlichova 80, Brno - Soběšice

Monastic Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary.

Monastic Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

The Pilgrimage Church of the Virgin Mary Annunciation came into existence in 1804-6 by extension of the original chapel. A remarkable woodcarving of Madonna from the turn of the 14th and 15th century can...
tel.: 605979036

Address: Brno

St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral.

St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul (Petrov) is one of the dominating features of the city of Brno. A Norman church was originally on this site; in the 14th century, it was re-built in the Gothic style...
tel.: 543235031

Address: Brno

St. Peter and Paul's Church - romanesque church.

St. Peter and Paul's Church - romanesque church

Romanesque church of St. Peter and Paul from the second half of the 12th century. It has a central layout with apses added to three sides. A prismatic tower was adjacent to the central area, which was...
tel.: 546451591, 731428365

Address: Řeznovice, Ivančice

St. Paraskiva church.

St. Paraskiva church

It is the oldest Translyvania-Maramuresh type church, so-called Ruthenian Gothic, in the Czech Republic. The small church (half-timber structure), was purchased and transferred from Carpathian Ruthenia...
tel.: 515157087, 606702768

Address: Rodkovského 1140/7, Blansko

Church of St. Joseph.

Church of St. Joseph

A gem of modern architecture and one of the few sacral building structures built during the Totalitarian regime. The extravagant building was designed by artist and architect Ludvik Kolek. The main feature...
tel.: 732255635

Address: Senetářov

(Kostel Jména Panny Marie) - church and place of pilgrimage.

(Kostel Jména Panny Marie) - church and place of pilgrimage

Křtiny is one of the oldest and most memorable pilgrimage points of Moravia (first mentioned in 1237). The church with a dominant 30 m high central dome was built in place of two older Gothic churches...
tel.: 516439189, 736529221

Address: Křtiny

Chapel of Saint Sebastian - pilgrimage site.

Chapel of Saint Sebastian - pilgrimage site

There is a Baroque chapel with ground plan of Greek cross from 1679 and the Calvary with stations of the cross passing a camber of 110m above the town, on a high limestone hill called Kopeček ("The Hillock...
tel.: 519510855

Address: Mikulov

Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary.

Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary

Built according to the plans of Karel Weinbrenner. Historicist red brick building of cut brickwork, predominantly with neo-gothic elements, which stands in open space. Above the entrance to the church...
tel.: 775966271, 724976571

Address: Hlavní 1, Břeclav

Exposition on the history of the Church of St. Wenceslas and the Ossuary.

Exposition on the history of the Church of St. Wenceslas and the Ossuary


tel.: 519512368

Address: Kostelní náměstí 2, Mikulov

(Velehrad s bazilikou sv. Cyrila a Metoděje) - place of pilgrimage.

(Velehrad s bazilikou sv. Cyrila a Metoděje) - place of pilgrimage

The large monastery is one of the most significant places of pilgrimage in Moravia. It was built in the late Romanesque style in 1240s. A part of the monastery is the Basilica of the Virgin Mary Assumption...
tel.: 571110538

Address: Stojanovo nádvoří 206, Velehrad

Blatnice pod sv. Antonínkem - chapel and place of pilgrimage.

Blatnice pod sv. Antonínkem - chapel and place of pilgrimage

The Hill of Saint Anthony is a pilgrimage point from time immemorial. The hilltop is crowned with the Church of St. Anthony of Padua.

Address: Blatnice pod Svatým Antonínkem

Lourde's Grotto.

Lourde's Grotto

Mini copy of the Lourdes cave with an altar made from Carrara marble, which was built by the local rector František Prášek. Thanks to it, five to six-thousand pilgrims came every day.
tel.: 515336315

Address: Bohutice

Minorite Monastery - monastery and museum.

Minorite Monastery - monastery and museum

The building of Minorite origin, later a Franciscan monastery, was built during the course of the 13th century. In 1270 – 1297 the monastery served as a burial place for King Přemysl Otakar II. In 1534...
tel.: 515282211

Address: Přemyslovců 8, Znojmo

St. Catherine Rotunda.

St. Catherine Rotunda

Built as a part of the important borderline Přemyslov stronghold on the Dyje River during the reign of Břetislav I. It was most probably reconstructed in 1134 by Prince Konrád II, governor of the Znojmo...
tel.: 515282211, 515222311

Address: Hradní ul., Znojmo

Church of St. Nicholas.

Church of St. Nicholas

Monumental building built in the form of three parallel arcades merged with a five-sided elongated presbyterium whose north side is adjacent to a two-storey sacristy. A high tower was additionally attached...

Address: Mikulášské náměstí, Znojmo

Loucký monastery.

Loucký monastery

Originally a premonstratensian monastery founded in 1190 by Count Konrad Otto. For centuries the massive monastery complex was an important centre of far more than cultural life in southern Moravia. ...
tel.: 515267458, 606624648

Address: Melkusova 42/3062, Znojmo

Church of St. Markéta.

Church of St. Markéta

Originally from the middle of the 13th century with a prism shaped tower. It once had ramparts and was later reconstructed in the high gothic style in the 15th century.
tel.: 515337622

Address: Loděnice