The city of Brno is lying in the centre of Europe at the crossroads of ancient trade routes joining the North and South European civilizations for centuries. Brno is second largest city in the Czech Republic with a population of over 370,000 inhabitants with a great number of university students, the metropolis of the Moravian region situated by the Prague–Bratislava highway and within easy reach to Vienna. In centre you may find cultural life in the region – 10 theatres, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Brno Museum, Moravian Museum, Moravian Gallery in Brno, 2 cinema multiplexes, Moravian Library, many historical monuments (the Spilberk Castle, St.Peter's Cathedral, Tugendhat Villa, Old Town Hall, Brno underground, etc.) and great number of nearby places of interest – Austerlitz, Veverí Castle, Pernštejn Castle, Lednice Chateau, Moravian Karst with caves, Pálava natural landmarks,... For further information on Brno please click here.