Mikulov is a town in South Moravia. Situated on the periphery of Pálava, Mikulov is surrounded by loads of vineyards. Splendid baroque castle dominates the town and is a residence to the regional museum. The museum offers the largest exposition of Czech viniculture and viticulture and the unique giant wine barrel, one of the largest barrels in Europe. There is also chateau library and some other interesting expositions.
Mikulov is well-known for the wine. Situated in town, there are many gorgeous wine cellars, hotels and wine houses. But the wine is not the only tourist attraction. There are several religious sights, for example Romanesque Church of Saint Václav, Baroque Church of Saint John the Baptist or picturesque Saint Sebastian Chapel on the Holy Hill. But that is not all. An important part of Mikulov’s culture is the Jewish quarter. Jews first settled in Mikulov in 15th century and their culture became very important part of the town. The Jewish cemetery, Synagogue and several others beautiful Jewish sights are also situated in Mikulov.