Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, Prague

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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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  • I'd seen Vysehrad mentioned by the guy who does the Honest Guide to Prague videos on youtube. We walked there from Mala Strana on the Sunday that Prague was hosting the VW Marathon there (May 5, I thi...  more »
  • There are several points to view the river, so it is a good place to spend time taking photos. There is a street in Prague City. Walking distance to the train station.
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  • Great place to walk and relax.Unazing view!
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