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Vysehrad Cemetery, Prague

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Established in 1869 on the grounds of Vyšehrad Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, the Vyšehrad cemetery is the final resting place of many composers, artists, sculptors, writers, and those from the world of science and politics. The centerpiece of the cemetery is the Slavín tomb designed by Antonín Wiehl, a large and notable tomb located within Vyšehrad cemetery.
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  • The Vysehrad Cemetery, adjacent to the Church of St. Peter and Paul is one of the most significant cemeteries in Prague. Burial site of famous people of Czech history.  more »
  • This tomb is there. You know where. Among them there is also the tomb of the famous Dvorak. The grave is fascinating.
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  • I usually go to libraries and cemeteries. In Prague at least three deserve a visit the two Jewish and this in Vysehrad. Graves of Mucha (loculus), Smetana (lovely), Dvorak (nationalist) and many others. Vysehrad is this, the seat of Czech national pride. The cemetery is the focus
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  • Beautifull view all around the area.. Definitely a must see place in Prague if you have spare time.. As the location was quite far from city center.
  • Beautiful area to visit during any season in Prague. You have some beautiful views of the river if you head to the west side of the cemetery. The basilica is worth a look around, with an optional donation entry fee. It's not too far to walk from the city centre, but it's a good opportunity to use the tram system to reach this part of Prague. There are some nice cafes and restaurants in the area if you don't mind walking a few minutes.
  • The place even though it is cemetary has special atmosphere. Various people who greatly influenced Czech history are burried here. If you visit not only the main paths you can enjoy great variety of sculptures.
  • This is a small, but very interesting cemetery. There's lots to see here and in the vicinity.