Best things to do in Černá Pole, Brno-sever
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“World-famous functionalist architecture building, UNESCO heritage. You have to book your ticket to go inside 2-3 months in advance. But you can see the villa from outside from the garden of Villa Löw-Beer (the entrance is free) and you can enjoy the atmosphere with a cup of coffee in your hand from the coffee shop Celnice there.”
“Villa Tugendhat is one of the most influental buildings of modern architecture, so it should be definitely number 1 on your list. The thing is you have to book the visit in advance, but sometimes you can be lucky and find a spot within a week. You can still buy the ticket to see the garden and exterior anytime. Considering it is situated about 5 minutes walking from the appartment, you must not miss it.”
“Apart from Villa Tugendhat, in the neigborhood you can find another modernistic pearl - 3 store Café Era, perfectly renovated just few years ago.”
“Art-nouveau villa with nice garden. Alfred Löw-Beer who have build it, was Jewish industrialist and trader in textiles. Most of the family members fled to Great Britain to escape the Nazi terror in 1939, but Alfred Löw-Beer stayed in occupied Czechoslovakia to try and save as much as possible of the family fortune. At Easter time in 1939 he died on the run in unclear circumstances and his dead body was found on a railway track near Stříbro (west of Czech Republic). He gave his daughter Greta part of the land, where she and her husband Fritz Tugendhat had a house built between 1929 and 1930 – today the world-famous Villa Tugendhat (functionalism). Try the Celnice Café between the villas.”
“ It is a private surgical clinic, unique medical facility of its kind in the Czech Republic. ”
“Take a tram no. 5 which goes to city centre. You can get off at "Ceska", which is the main meeting point of Brno city.”