Vysehrad Cemetery, Prague

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Established in 1869 on the grounds of Vyšehrad Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, the Vyšehrad cemetery (Vyšehradský hřbitov) 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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  • July 28, 2017
    it took us about 15-20 minutes from the city center. The cemetery is small but VERY picturesque. Also, we found a kind of hidden spot and the view from there was absolutely beautiful.  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    Where it is good to go and in the spirit of a bow. Here are repeating history. Beloved and unloved here lies often side by side. The history of the many vindicated even if life were full of injustice.
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  • July 20, 2017
    A cemetery within a large park in the historic district of vysehrad, with a multitude of variously reported graves, some very soberly for example those of the Sisters of the neighbouring former monastery ' other works of art based on the personalities buried, dvorak, smetana,...
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  • June 25, 2017
    Squeamish people are better off not coming here. Whenever I told people that when I was in Prague I really enjoyed a walk through a graveyard some eyebrows would be raised. The site is beautiful with great sculptures and tombstones.
  • June 30, 2017
    Very stunning. Especially when the church bells sound
  • May 11, 2017
    Charming place and surrounding area is so quite! Worth to visit.
  • January 21, 2017
    One of the famous cemeteries of the world. Its really nice and well-maintained, and its interesting to stroll between the tombs, looking for famous personalities...
  • March 24, 2017
    Cemetery of famous Czechs. There's something to it, that's mysterious.

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