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Skyline of Předklášteří
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Coat of arms of Předklášteří
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Předklášteří is located in Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°21′N 16°24′E / 49.350°N 16.400°E / 49.350; 16.400Coordinates: 49°21′N 16°24′E / 49.350°N 16.400°E / 49.350; 16.400
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Brno-Country
 • Total 7.26 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,447
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Postal code 666 02
Website http://www.predklasteri.cz

Předklášteří is a village and municipality (obec) in Brno-Country District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 7.26 square kilometres (2.80 sq mi), and has a population of 1,453 (as at 3 July 2006).

Předklášteří lies approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) north-west of Brno and 165 km (103 mi) south-east of Prague.

The main historical and tourist attraction is the Porta coeli Convent - a 13th-century women monastery with, in the Czech Republic, unique architecture.

Getting there[edit]

By car[edit]

From Brno use road 43 (E461) direction Svitavy. Use exit Kuřim and Tišnov and follow the road 385 through Kuřim and Tišnov. In Tišnov there is a traffic circle -- continue straight (direction Předklášteří and Nové město na Moravě). Předklášteří is the first village right after exiting Tišnov (cca 2 km). After entering Předklášteří, turn left at the first crossroad to the village center. In the village you can find a local street signs, which will help you to locate the monastery.

By public transport[edit]

From Brno take train line S3 and get off in Tišnov. There you can take a bus (lines 163, 334, 335 or 336) or you can use the blue Trail blaze and walk from the railway station to Předklašteří (cca 3 km).