A symbol of Czech statehood, Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument sits on a high promontory overlooking the Vltava River. This "Castle on the Heights," as its name roughly translates, notably contains a neo-Gothic church and an 11th-century rotunda, the oldest one in Prague. The extensive complex of structures also includes a 19th-century cemetery that's the final resting place for many Czech luminaries, including Alfons Mucha, Bedrich Smetana, and Antonin Dvorak. Many of the cemetery's headstones represent examples of outstanding artistic achievement; Dvorak's tombstone counts among the finest works of sculptor Ladislav Saloun, also interred here. Put Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument at the forefront of your travel plans using our Prague day trip planning tool .
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Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument Reviews
If I lived in Prague, the neighborhood surrounding this site would be my choice. On the un-touristy site itself you can explore the ruins of old fortifications, visit St Peter and Paul church, enjoy t... more »
Przepiekne miejsce!!! Wzgorza Wyszehradu to cudowne miejsce na podziwianie panoramy Pragi!! Spokojny spacer w ktorym nawet deszcz nie przeszkodzi more »A beautiful place!!! Wzgorza Vysehrad is a wonderful place to admire the panorama of Prague!! Quiet walk in which even the rain will not prevent
One of the best places to enjoy Prague's beautiful sunset. The place offers a stunning view over Prague and its bridges. A great benefit is also that there are rarely tourists and so it's quite calm and relaxable.
Great place to enjoy the beautiful view of the Vltava and Prague.
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