Leisure time  

Brno and its surroundings are rich not only in many different museums, monuments, theatres, cinemas and clubs but also a beautiful countryside. You will find many sports grounds, three indoor swimming pools and many open-air swimming pools, tennis and squash courts and fitness centres. All necessary information concerning leisure time activities can be found on Internet (see part Links to Internet pages).

MUSIC

  • Statni filharmonie Brno - Besedni dum (State Philharmonic Brno, Komenskeho nam. 8)
  • Concert hall of the Faculty of Music of JAMU (Komenskeho nam. 6)
  • Konzervator (Conservatory, Trida kpt. Jarose 45)
  • Gymnazium P. Krizkovskeho (Kristenova 27)

 

Concerts are free of charge for students of the Faculty of Music after presenting student or ISIC card. Tickets to concerts of State Philharmonic are available with a discount of 80% in the pre-sale.

THEATRES

  • Narodni divadlo (National Theatre, Dvorakova 11) - Janacek and Mahen stage (Rooseveltova ul. 1/7)
  • Husa na provazku (Goose on the String, Zelny trh 9)
  • HaDivadlo (Sukova ul. 4/6)
  • Divadlo Bolka Polivky (Bolek Polivka Theatre, Jakubske nam.5)
  • Mestske divadlo (City Theatre, Lidicka 16)
  • Studio Marta (Bayerova 5) - stage of the Theatre Faculty
  • Barka (Svatopluka Cecha 35a) - stage of the Chamber opera of the Music Faculty
  • Divadelni Studio V (Theatre Studio V, Veveri 133)

 

Students of JAMU can get a discount after presenting a JAMU student card. Tickets to National Theatre are only 20 CZK, all stages of the City Theatre are free of charge for JAMU students after displaying a student card.

MUSEUMS, EXHIBITIONS AND GALLERIES

  • Moravska galerie (Moravian Gallery) - Prazakuv palac (Husova 18)
  • Mistodrzitelsky palac (Moravske nam.la)
  • Umeleckoprumyslove muzeum (Husova 14)
  • Dum umeni (Malinovskeho nam. 2)
  • Moravske zemske muzeum (Moravian Regional Museum) - Dietrichsteinsky palac (Zelny trh 8)
  • Detske muzeum (Children Museum, Zelny trh 8)
  • Biskupsky dvur (Episcopal Courtyard, Muzejni 2)
  • Mendelianum (Mendlovo nam.1)
  • Mahenuv pamatnik (Mahen Memorial, Mahenova 8)
  • Pamatnik Leose Janacka (Leos Janacek Memorial, Smetanova 14)
  • Castle Spilberk and Casemates
  • Vila Tugendhat by architect L. Mies van der Rohe (Cernopolni 45)
  • Stara radnice (Old Townhall, Radnicka 8)
  • Meninska brana (Menin Gate, Meninska 7)
  • Gallery Katakomby and Gallery Foyer (both Zelny trh 9)
  • Gallery Dvorana (Prikop 6)
  • Gallery Parnas (Zelny trh 8)

 

Students can get reduced tickets after presenting a JAMU student or ISIC card.

CINEMAS

  • Art (Cihlarska 19)
  • Kapitol (Divadelni 3)
  • Lucerna (Minska 19 - Zabovresky)
  • Morava (Palackeho 29)
  • Scala (Moravske nam. 3)
  • Ster Century Velky Spalicek (Mecova 2)
  • Ster Century Multiplex Olympia (U dalnice 777, Modrice)

 

SPORT

  • Boby centrum (swimming pool, fitness centre, aerobics, tennis hall, squash, stadium, winter stadium
  • Boby court, Sportovni 4)
  • M - Studio (Vrchlickeho sad)
  • Fila klub (Halasovo nam, 7)
  • Brnenska prehrada (Brno dam, trams No. 1, 3,11, stop Rakovecka - mini golf, skating, biking,...)
  • Kometa (swimming pool, Sportovni 4)
  • BLTC (Brno Lawn Tennis Club, Luzanecka 7)
  • Rosnicka (squash, tennis, Horakova ul.)
  • Radost (aerobic, bowling, squash; Cejl 52)
  • Squash Slovan (Stolcova 6)
  • Sportmax (squash, tennis, badminton, bowling, fitness, solarium; Brno-Bystrc, Stouracova 1a)

 

TOURIST INFORMATION, CASTLES AND CHATEAUS, PLACES OF INTEREST

  • Botanicka zahrada (Botanical garden, Brno, Kotlarska 2)
  • Hvezdarna (Observatory, Brno, Kravi hora 2)
  • ZOO (Brno-Bystrc - trams No.1, 3,11)
  • Brnenska prehrada (Brno dam, Brno-Bystrc - trams No. 1, 3,11)
  • Chateau Boskovice (Hradni 6)
  • Castle Buchlov (687 08 Buchlovice)
  • Archbishop chateau Kromeriz (767 01 Kromeriz)
  • Chateau Lednice na Morave (691 44 Lednice na Morave)
  • Chateau Namest nad Oslavou (675 71 Namest nad Oslavou, Zamek)
  • Castle Pernstejn (592 62 Nedvedice)
  • Chateau and Museum Slavkov u Brna (684 01 Slavkov u Brna, Palackeho nam. 1)
  • Chateau Telc (588 56 Telc)
  • Chateau Valtice (691 42 Valtice)
  • Chateau Rajec nad Svitavou (679 02 Rajec-Jestrebi)
  • Moravsky kras, Punkevni jeskyne (Moravian Karst, Punkva Caves, 678 01 Blansko)

 

Students can get reduced admission after presenting ISIC card. Guided tours in foreign languages are available.

  • Mohyla miru, muzeum Bitva tri cisaru u Slavkova (Tumulus of Peace, Museum of the Battle of Three Emperors at Slavkov)
  • Podhoracke muzeum Predklasteri u Tisnova (Cloister Porta Coeli from 13th century)

 

Castles and chateaux are usually open to the public in the summer season, all days except Mondays from May to October.

BOOKSHOPS (KNIHKUPECTVI), SECONDHAND BOOKSHOPS

  • Knihkupectvi Academia (Nam. Svobody 13)
  • Knihkupectvi Barvic a Novotny (Ceska 13)
  • Knihkupectvi Rysavy (Ceska 31)
  • Knihkupectvi Litera Grada Bohemia (Divadelni 6)
  • Antikvariat AB (Secondhand bookshop, Kounicova 15)
  • Antikvariat U Jakubske veze (Secondhand bookshop, Rasinova 1)
  • Antikvariat Alfa (Secondhand bookshop, Janska 11)

 

LIBRARIES
The JAMU library at the Astorka centre (Novobranská 3)
The Jiří Mahen library - municipal library (Kobližná 4)
Moravian Library (Kounicova 65a)
Music department (Solniční 12)
Foreign department (Solniční 12)


HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND CAFES
Hotels:

  • International (Husova 16) Slavia (Solnicni 15/17)
  • Slovan (Lidicka 23)
  • Continental (Kounicova 6)
  • Grandhotel (Benesova 18/20)
  • Voronez (Krizkovskeho 47)

Cafes and restaurants:

  • Sonata (Opletalova, the building of the Faculty of Music of JAMU)
  • Restaurant Besedni dum (Husova 20)
  • Restaurant Flora (Solnicni 3)
  • Bohema (Rooseveltova 1)
  • Charlie´s Hat (Koblizna 12)
  • Rosnicka (J. Necase 1)
  • Kabinet muz (Sukova 4/6)
  • Klub Atol (Divadelni 3)
  • Restaurant a kavarna Vladimira Mensika (Vesela 3)
  • Cafeblau (Behounska16)
  • Cafe 99 (Uvoz 56)
  • Kavarna a cukrarna Aida (Orli 4)
  • Pegas (Jakubská 4)
  • Randez-vous (Moravske nam. 4)
  • Pivnice Starobrno (Mendlovo nam.)

CLUBS

  • Male Divadlo hudby (Knihovna J. Mahena, Kleinuv palac, nam. Svobody)
  • Sklenena louka (Kounicova 23)
  • Stara Pekarna (Stefanikova 8)
  • Klub Fleda (Stefanikova ul.)
  • Jazzova kavarna Podobrazy (Moravske nam. 1a)
  • Jazz Karel Cafe (Koliste 51)
  • Selepka (selepova 1)
  • Livingstone (Dominkanske nam. 5)
  • Zelena kocka (Masarykova)