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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  • Close to city center, at an elevation, with offering of greenery, great views of the river, some fabulous sculptures. There is as well a museum, an art gallery. The views below are nice, and many...  more »
  • In Vyšehrad there are statues of the Czech artist J.V. Myslbek, among them is a sculpture of "Zaboj and Slavoj". These two men were at the head of the Slavs in the fight against foreign enemies.  more »
  • Good place for a walk even during these hard times. The castle is bigger than I thought. Also lot of spots to get good beer :)  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.
  • Loved the views from this place.If you are nearby during sunset then you have to visit this place for sure. The walk is slightly long but worth it.
  • Amazing...a great walk especially if you get in early...
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