The Jewish Cemetery of Brno – the Skořepka Synagogue, the Jewish Cemetery of Mikulov – the Upper Synagogue – an educational vinicultural trail

A recommended itinerary for package tour organizers

The Jewish Cemetery of Brno – founded in 1852, a protected national monument, the largest Jewish cemetery in Moravia, c. 12,000 graves. The cemetery is still in use. Graves of notable personalities of the Moravian past can be visited here.
Opening hours: during the summer season (from April to October) Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Fridays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. During the winter season (from November to March) the cemetery closes one hour earlier.
Address: Nezamyslova 27, Brno
Contact: +420,544,526,737, see also here

The Skořepka Synagogue – a Modern Movement style synagogue built according to a project by Arch. Otto Eisler in 1936. The only synagogue in current use in Moravia. A protected national monument.
Opening hours: Upon prior appointment
Address: Skořepka 13, Brno
Contact: +420 544 509 651, see also here

The Jewish cemetery of Mikulov – founded in the mid-15th century, in the same period as the local Jewish community. The so-called Rabínský vršek (The Rabbis’ Hill) is the place where the tombstones and graves of the landesrabbiners can be visited. The oldest tombstone dates back to 1618.
Opening hours: In summer (July and August) daily from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM and from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. At other dates upon a prior appointment with the EFRAM Gallery, phone +420 723 329 770 or with the TIC Mikulov, phone +420 519 510 388.
Address: Kozí Hrádek, Mikulov
Contact: +420 519 510 855, see also here

The Upper or Old Synagogue – was built in 16th century. The present baroque appearance of the synagogue dates back to c. 1720. The synagogue also serves as a concert hall.
Opening hours: Upon a prior appointment
Address: Husova 11, Mikulov
Contact: +420 519 510 291; +420 519 510 255, see also here

An educational vinicultural trail – Víno Mikulov, the Mikulov region
The inhabitants of the Mikulov region planted grapevine as early as in the 3rd century. The tradition was taken up by local guilds of winegrowers, thanks to which the Mikulov region was known for its wines as early as in the 16th century. “Víno Mikulov – Sommelier Club” is the brand of the best wine of the Mikulov vinicultural region. The city features a number of wine vaults where professional presentations and wine-tasting evenings can be arranged. See also at www.mikulov.cz and www.vinomikulov.cz.

The time schedule and prices are set individually.
Booking: TIC Brno, phone: +420 542 427 152; +420 542 427 153, e-mail: info@ticbrno.cz, web site: www.ticbrno.cz
 
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