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Sojka & Spol

This light, airy bistro situated above a food shop on central Náměstí is a must, both for the quality of the ingredients (fresh, locally grown and organic) and the inventiveness of the menu. Expect anything from tom…
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…
Czech in Mikulov

Restaurace Templ

A leading contender for the best restaurant in town features an appetising mix of duck, beef and fish dishes, plus a fine wine list specialising in local varietals. Choose from either the formal restaurant or the re…
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 …
Czech in Mikulov

Hospůdka Pod Zámkem

This funky combination of old-school pub and coffee bar serves simple but very good Czech meals, usually limited to a few daily specials such as soup plus roast pork or chicken drumsticks. It's also the unlikely hom…
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…
Cafe in Mikulov

Café Dolce Vita

Tasty cakes and coffee are served up in a clean, comfortable setting on the main square, just beside the road leading up to Mikulov Chateau. There's good wi-fi and in summer the front terrace affords a perfect view …
Wine Bar in Mikulov

Vinařské Centrum

This drinking room has an excellent range of local wines available in small tasting glasses (20Kč to 60Kč), or whole bottles when you've made up your mind.