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BRNO Czech Republic - by CEHULIĆ family

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Published on Jul 4, 2009

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Brno[ (Brünn) is a major city of the Moravia region. It is the largest city in South Moravia, the second largest city in the Czech Republic.

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Špilberk Castle, was originally a royal castle, but in the 17th century it was converted to a fortress and feared prison.
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Freiherr Franz von der Trenck (Barun Franjo Trenk), leader of irregular corps of Slavonic pandurs was also jailed and died here.
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The Brno Exhibition Centre (Brněnské výstaviště, BVV) is the city's premier attraction for international business visitors.
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Villa Tugendhat, an example of functionalistic architecture designed by Mies van der Rohe, was built in the late 1920s.
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The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Brno, located on the Petrov hill, was built during the 14th and 15th centuries.
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On the battlefield Austerlitz (Slavkov u Brna) French army commanded by Napoleon, decisively defeated a Russo-Austrian army in year 1805.
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Most of the interesting places in the city center are within 10 minutes walk from the freedom Square (Náměstí Svobody).
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Capuchin Monastery (Kapucínský klášter) is known by Baroque statues and a mummified monks exhibition in an underground tomb.
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Ignis Brunensis, an international fireworks competition, held in June, attracts more than 1,000,000 spectators each year.
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The portal the Old City hall, designed by Anton Pilgram, with the Brno Dragon (Brněnský drak) suspended beneath.

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