Mikulov Travel Guide

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Mikulov Things to Do

  • ST. ANNE'S CHURCH

    Walking to the bottom of Mikulov square, I came across the amazing St. Anne´s Church, built between 1623-1656. It was early 18th century that the two Tower's were added. Really beautiful to view from the outside.Once again, this was another building of importance that was damaged badly by fire and had to be rebuilt.So, in the 19th century it was...

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  • THE WAY OF THE CROSS ON HOLY HILL

    From most places in Mikulov we could see this smallish Chapel on a nearby hill. It turns out is a very historical spot, and is known as "The Way of the Cross on Holy Hill," one of the first places of pilgrimage in South Moravia and the oldest Way of the Cross in the Czech Republic. Ways of the cross in "today's way," began in the 17th century in...

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  • FUNERAL CHAPEL OF THE DIETRICHSTEIN...

    Located in here are the remains of family members from 1617 to 1852 of the important Dietrichstein family.

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  • ST. VACLAV

    Located in the old town was St. Vaclav Church. I could see this beautiful high Tower, so I set about trying to find it, which I did.Before going any further the ...............CHURCH IS CLOSED FOR RENOVATION'S.The Romanesque church was erected in the place of the former earliest Romanesque church built in the 12th century. The original appearance...

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  • HISTORIC TOWN SQUARE

    The Historic Town square is a MUST FIND.I felt like I was stepping back in time when I first walked into this square full of of different styled and coloured buildings, most of them dating to the 16th & 17th centuries. Painted in different color's and in great condition with the "Knight's or Graffiti House," the most spectacular.There are several...

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  • TRINITY MONUMENT

    This is a rather beautiful Monument located quite close to the Graffiti House.It is a Barouque column from the 1700's, and is also known as the Plague Column. There are many Statue's around it, including God the Father, St. John of Nepomuk, St. Frantisek Xaversky and St. Karel Boromejsky.From the base it gradually rises, and includes the before...

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  • GRAFFITI HOUSE

    This beautiful House is located on a corner in the Town Square. It is called the Graffiti House, painted in renaissance graffiti which is nothing like modern graffiti!It dates back to 1591, with the second floor only being built in the 19th century. The scenes are Biblical and of Ancient Times, and still are in remarkable condition seeing they date...

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  • MIKULOV GARDEN'S & VIEWPOINT'S

    Entry to the outside of Mikulov Chateau is FREE.The gardens are mainly lawn with Statues and Fountains. I saw a beautiful Horse fountain, and many Horse sculptures.As I followed the path uphill, the view's were fabulous!At one side of the Castle, there was a proper, walled Castle garden. You could look down onto it, which is what I did because I...

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  • MIKLOV CHATEAU

    There is no way you could miss seeing the huge Miklov Chateau! Like a Bird sitting on a perch, this Chateau sits on a rock overlooking the Town.Once again, it is a Chateau involving the Liechtenstein family, this Chateau being their main one. The Chateau dates to 1249, when it was donated by Premysl Otakar II to Jindrich of Liechtenstein. Near the...

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Mikulov Restaurants

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    by Californiac Written Sep 18, 2007

    Great menu of Czech/Austro fusion cuisine. Creative chef with lots of good meat dishes and many creative sides.

    Also a very nice setting in a restored old building with a courtyard.

    Favorite Dish: Too many to choose from!

    Related to:
    • Food and Dining
    • Wine Tasting
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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Mikulov Off The Beaten Path

  • Mikulov; city of religious tolerance.

    Mikulov, located on the Moravia / Austria border became a haven of religious tolerance during the 15th. century, when most of Europe was being dessimated by wars born of religiuos intolerance, inquisitions, and plunderings.Shown here is a garden and shrine adjoining an old Catholic church near the city square. This is a good place to enjoy a...

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  • Zamek Mikulov gate and wall detail.

    Shown is the gate and walls around the chateau complex. Beautiful wrought iron work and masonary work. The gardens are immediately behind the walls. This was all part of the renovations made during the early 1500's. Entrance into the chateau complex is free of charge. There is a small fee to visit the interior and museum.The chateau is located in...

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  • Zamek Mikulov and surrounding buildings

    Here is a better quality photo of Zamek Mikulov. The mid April blooms on the flowering trees make a nice setting. Mikulov is worth a stopover of a few hours when enroute between Wien and Brno.

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