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Liberty Square is a central square of Brno. See the legend city with the view of ancient trade road, stream, and medieval buildings. The square known was stand at least since the 13th century, previously known as Lower Market and then as the Big Square. Feel the atmosphere of this square that always lively and busy. Here you can find some even such as theater and music show, concerts, summer festivals, and Christmas market. The things to do if you want to enjoy the view of historical area, you can head to the top of the 63 m (207 ft) high tower of the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul. The historic building on the square underwent permanent reconstructions. Explore the historic buildings that illustrate the economic boom of Brno. Don't forget to see the Brnensky orloj, this is monument of the bullet-shaped black granite Brno clock. Beside go around and see the old buildings, you can enjoy the local atmosphere while sitting in café or restaurant, then go to shop in the center. This is sounds good for you tour destination, enjoy the old view of Brno.
See the legend city with the view of ancient trade road, stream, and medieval buildings
This is one of the most beautiful and oldest of Brno renaissance houses. Adorned with sculptural ornamentation reflecting the mythological and biblical scenes and grapevine ornamentation gracing faced. It was built by the architect of Italian origin Antonio Gabri for the wine trader Christoph Schwanz in the years 1589–1596. This also known as Schwanz Palace, the previous owner is the wealthy Brno burgher Christoph Schwanz. The Renaissance four-storey palace is located on Liberty Square and the house is near of Klein's Palace. Nowadays, this house is open for public, here you can find the cultural and information center, and there is observation deck on the top floor.
The palace was built in 1847-1948, designed by Viennese architect Ludwig von Forster for the Klein family who traded in iron. This should be the things to do if you plan your tour to Liberty Square. It was illustrated the main trade of the Klein family which was fitted with distinctive architectural elements of cast iron. In the 1946, the palace was confiscated and began to deteriorate, caused by the insufficient maintenance and inadequate use of its premises for various purpose, but in 1995-1997 the house was brought back to life.
Brnensky orloj or also known as astronomical clock is a black stone monument, that was proposed by Oldřich Rujbr and Petr Kameník. Around three years is needed for the construction and with cost around 12 million. The things to do if you want to see the monument is visit it at 11.00 a.m. because ever day at 11.00 it released a glass marble. You can catch it from one of four openings in the moment and you can take it as a souvenir. Catch the marble and take it as a souvenir of your tour in Brno.
How to Get Tickets?
To make your tour in Liberty Square easier you can find some website to make reservation for some facilities that may you need on your tour.
How To Get Around?
It is easy to get around there. You can explore the beautiful view by foot and they also offer some public transportation such as trams, buses and trolleybuses. You can get the tickets at the yellow ticket machines or from the driver.
What Should I Wear?
The things to do before you visit Liberty Square is make sure that you are wear comfortable clothes for the season. If you visit in hottest day you can wear tee, short, jeans, skirt, shirt, sneaker and flat-shoes. If you in chilly day there make sure you wear clothes that can make you feel warmth, you can wear your sweater, pants, jacket, and scarft.
Best Time to Visit
Here I will give suggestion best time to visit Brno if you have plan for tour there. Spring or autumn is the best season to get around there, because the weather is mild and perfect to exploring the beautiful streets.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, because in my opinion is easy to get around there. You can find map on internet to help you there. Besides if you need someone to accompany you and give you more information about the historic buildings there, it will better for you to find a guide. You can find the guide on some website while searching other facilities that may you need.
How To Get There?
There is some option to get there and you can choose which one are the best for your tour. From the neighborhood cities it can accessed by air plane, the airport is located about 10 km (6 miles) from the city center. The other option is by train, it will take around 2,5 hours from Prague or 1,5 hours from Vienna or Bratislava. Bus and car also can support you to get there.