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Old Town Hall

Radnicka 8, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 427 150
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A significant historical building in the centre of Brno. Today, the Old Town Hall serves mainly cultural purposes, as it houses a gallery, an information centre, and a permanent exhibition on its history. In summer, you can visit its historical halls and climb up the 63-metre tower to enjoy an impressive view of Brno from the top. The courtyard serves as a venue for various concerts, festivals, theatre performances, and film screenings. Enter its arched passage through the portal beneath the legendary Late Gothic turret by sculptor Anton Pilgram. In the passage, you can see two items from other famous Brno legends: a crocodile, also called the Brno dragon, and a wheel. The courtyard beyond, with Renaissance arcades from the end of the 16th century, was built by Italian designers, and later modifications are the result of its Early Baroque renovations. The Old Town Hall served its original purpose until 1935 when the authorities moved to the New Town Hall located at Dominican Square.
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Radnicka 8, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
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"hanging from the ceiling"
in 6 reviews
"crooked spire"
in 4 reviews
"tourist information"
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"big crocodile"
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"charming town"
in 2 reviews
"nice building"
in 3 reviews
"high tower"
in 3 reviews
"nice view"
in 6 reviews
"interesting stories"
in 2 reviews
"the dragon"
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"enjoy the view"
in 3 reviews
"great architecture"
in 2 reviews
"zelny trh"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"nice place"
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"wheel"
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"crocodiles"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come for the view from the tower, stay for the crocodile and amazing frescoes. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank KatherineTheGrater
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This town is most beautiful in winter. The Old town has a christmas atmosphere. The Old Town Hall is located the middle of the Old Town. Can go upsters to the bell tower, where the view is amazing, the all town is visible.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

See the crocodile, though I’m not sure what for. Definitely pay to walk up the tower. You get such a beautiful view over the markets and surrounding areas. It’s quite a cheap adventure and the view of the rooftops is worth it.

Thank Bluekat1974
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

If you haven't seen the crocodile under the tower of the Town Hall you haven't been to Brno. It's a must see thing. You can climb the tower and look across Brno but in five visits I still haven't done that but every time I...More

Thank Crispinhj
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

If you want to visit the tower, buy your ticket at the tourist information centre on the ground floor. Then it's less than 200 steps up and you can enjoy the view. Definitely worth it.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

There is a really nice view from the tower, but quite some stairs to get on top. It is very close to other attractions.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful and quiet city Good restaurants and good price A lot of options for vegan people Perfect for kids

Thank J J
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

nothing special. you could have seen lots of similar buildings in other european towns. you will not spend more than 30 minutes to see it

Thank jaronovak89
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Interesting, old building with nice atmosphere and architecture. Part of the old town. Worth visiting!

Thank ilitty
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Not only tourists are attracted to this building being one of the oldest in the city. It is great to observe the famous portal made by Anton Pilgram and connected with a legend about greedy Brno managers. Kids like to say hello to the so...More

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The last entrance is 30 minutes before closing hours. Enjoy your visit!
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