Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, Prague

4.7
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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  • Visited here to see some green space and quiet reprieve from town centre. Easy to find and just 10 mins on the tram from centre. Lovely medieval church and Jewish cemetery to visit plus walk around.....  more »
  • This was a great find off the normal tourist trail. The Basilica contains a lot of great history and the surroundings nearby offer spectacular views of prague. Afterwards you can walk towards the...  more »
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  • 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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