We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Visit to the tower

The church is just like any other church to me, but I enjoyed the guided visit to the tower, with... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
JonDoe04134
,
Lidingo, Sweden
Don't miss the sculpture of the little guy with his bum hanging out

Simple but beautiful church. The vaulting inside is exquisite. But for me the fun is found in the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
teatour_karen
,
Los Angeles, California
Read all 172 reviews
115
All photos (115)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“old town”(3 reviews)
“ossuary”(11 reviews)
“stone”(4 reviews)
About
Located on Jakubské Square, this Gothic-style church has served as the Bishop's seat since 1777.
Contact
Jakubske namesti 2, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
Website
+420 542 212 039
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Brno
from USD 5.90
More Info
from USD 63.50
More Info
from USD 21.33
More Info
Reviews (172)
Filter reviews
70 results
Traveller rating
29
29
12
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
29
29
12
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews old town ossuary stone vaulting tower centre peter bell czech century prague
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 70 reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

St. Jacob Church is known for its clock tower that sticks out well, above the rest of the structures. Like lot of tall Czech churches, it’s hard to get a good photo up close but the beautiful clock tower is visible from most areas of...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 17 June 2018

a very pleasant surprise, as i figured peter and paul was the big draw. the design work on the inside is wonderful and worth the time. it's also close to the city center market.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I have been living in Brno for several decades and know all the churches and cathedrals, yet I have never been to the tower of this church until last Sunday. And it is really worth! You will climb cca 190 steps up to the huge...More

Thank Hana A
Reviewed 20 April 2018

The church is just like any other church to me, but I enjoyed the guided visit to the tower, with very unsusual stairs design. You can also see the organs from up close, the roof and the bells. Hardly any view, since it's not very...More

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Lovely old church, in the heart of the city. Because it was Christmas time, there were services going on throughout the evenings. There was no entry charge.

Thank 3stars1wish
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Right in the middle of the Centre easy to get to. Mainly tourist around taking photos. Architectural is good. This is a must see whilst in Brno

Thank lorraineJLondon
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Simple but beautiful church. The vaulting inside is exquisite. But for me the fun is found in the exterior sculptures (which are few) that are explained by local folk stories. Unique!

Thank teatour_karen
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great place with outstanding atmosphere. Forme lot better than "Petrov" cathedral. White interior seems so clean and innocent and also the tour to the tower is amazing. I am not religios but this place is a symbol of peace for me.

Thank susinkab
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this church in January, it was a little bit hard to get to as all the roads were icy. Inside of the church is really nice, however when you want to go to the top the health and safety is not great. There...More

Thank Travelling_Choconut
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This Gothid style church is simple yet beautiful. It has been recently renovated and it e looks brand new on the inside with the stone all cleaned up. A worthwhile stop while walking through old town.

1  Thank Stirling B
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 57 nearby hotels
Hotel Pegas Brno
191 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel SLAVIA
174 reviews
.24 km away
Best Western Premier Hotel International
419 reviews
.25 km away
Hotel Royal Ricc
202 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,031 nearby restaurants
Vycep Na stojaka
173 reviews
.06 km away
Burger Inn
127 reviews
.05 km away
Pegas
890 reviews
.08 km away
Jakoby
151 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 250 nearby attractions
Namesti Svobody
613 reviews
.15 km away
Ossuary at the Church of St James
252 reviews
.03 km away
Church of St. James
29 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Margaret L
5 February 2015|
Answer
Response from kaspinka | Reviewed this property |
No, churches do not need any air conditioning. Even in the hottest summer the temperature in our churches is very pleasant.
0
Votes