The pilberk Castle
The castle was established around the mid13th
century on the top of the hill having the same name. In the 18th century
pilberk was converted into monumental Baroque fortress, which became also
feared prison. Prison of Nations was the place of the oppression also during
Second World War. pilberk is administered by Brno City Museum since 1961, and
serves for the exhibition purposes. Moreover, former prison cells and casemates
are open to public.