Brno (map) is the heart of Moravia and its cultural hub; it’s home to many institutions related to Moravian history and culture. It was founded around the year 1000; and since the 14th century, the city served as the capital of Moravia.
The city flourished mainly during the 19th century. Today’s Brno is a mixture of many different architecture styles, there are many beautiful places. But still, it’s a home to great culture, and countless beautiful buildings, the city has the third largest historic preservation zone in the country. The biggest one is in Prague (map), the second largest is in Olomouc (map).
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Veveri street (Ulice Veveří, map). This street is a group of outstanding Art Nouveau buildings called Tivoli (tram stop Konečného náměstí, map), and a number of baroque and other beautiful historical buildings. Nearby, is one of three botanical gardens in Brno. The street goes from the historical center and leads to the north.
From the north, Brno is surrounded by hills and very pleasant nature, probably the most notable place is the Moravian Karst.
Avoid the main train station after dark as it attracts a number of unsavory characters, the usual caution applies. Also keep a keen eye out when using Automated Teller Machines in the immediate area for similar reasons. The area is also known be actively visited by pick-pockets.
Olomouc (map): a fine historic university town, with an impressive Plague Column (1½ hour trip). Telč is one of the prettiest towns in the Czech Republic (2 hours trip)