A Few Words About Mikulov
The town of Mikulov belongs to the sought out destinations for many tourists and history lovers. One of the most significant dominant of the town is the Chateau, towering above the historic square. Right in the square you can find Graffiti House U Rytířů decorated with rustic graffiti and also the Dietrichstein Sepulchre, which is open to public after the reconstruction. There are also many Jewish monuments in the town - Jewish Quarter, Synagogue and the Jewish cemetery. One of the significant natural dominants of Mikulov is the Holy Hill. The top of Holy Hill is dominated with St. Sebastian pilgrimage church, a belfry and other sacral objects of the Way of the Cross. Also the Turold Caves with their “Turold-style” decorations are worth the visit.
There are many interesting and historical places in Mikulov and its surroundings. Let's mention at least Lednicko-Valtický areál, where you can find a castle placed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Mikulov and its sourroundings is also a traditional wine centre. The geographical position, the climate and the varied soil of the Mikulov wine region with the limestone slopes of the Pálava Hills affect the unique character of the local wine. This was already discovered by Ancient Romans, who considered the Pálava region ideal for vine growing. You can try some educational viticulture paths in the beautiful landscape around the Pálava Hills - a great combination of wine tasting with nature sport. Mikulov is an enchanting town with a great atmosphere, to which you will like to come back.. You can visit www.mikulov.cz for more information about Mikulov.