Attractions

Cemetery in Mikulov

Jewish Cemetery

The size of Mikulov's forlorn Jewish cemetery, numbering 4000 tombstones, is a testament to the importance of the community to the town over the centuries. The oldest surviving headstone dates to 1605. Enter through…
Hill in Mikulov

Goat Hill

Goat Hill is topped with an abandoned 15th-century lookout tower offering stunning views over the Old Town. To find it, walk steeply uphill from the entrance to the Jewish Cemetery. Note that the tower keeps irregul…
Castle in Mikulov

Mikulov Chateau

This chateau was the seat of the Dietrichstein family from 1575 to 1945, and played an important role in the 19th century, hosting on separate occasions French Emperor Napoleon, Russia's Tsar Alexander and Prussia's…
Mausoleum in Mikulov

Dietrichstein Burial Vault

The Dietrichstein family mausoleum occupies the former St Anne's Church. The front of the building features a remarkable baroque facade ‒ the work of Austrian master Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach ‒ dating from …
Synagogue in Mikulov

High Synagogue

The main synagogue dates from around 1550 and is said to be the only synagogue in Moravia of the 'Polish' style. It was rebuilt after a fire in 1719 and renovated several times since then, most recently in the years…
Hill in Mikulov

Holy Hill

To reach the 363m peak of Holy Hill, take the 1km path through a nature reserve and past grottoes depicting the Stations of the Cross to the compact Church of St Sebastian. The blue-marked trail begins at the bottom…