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trip planner Vyšehrad - fortress archaeological monument, cellar, city fortification, gallery, museum, sight-seeing location

V pevnosti 159/5b, 128 00 Praha 2

A place ridden with folklore and legends connected with the beginnings of Czech statehood. A preserved 17th century citadel, which was arose from a Přemyslov fortification (19th century) and a massive Gothic castle (14th... Full description

A place ridden with folklore and legends connected with the beginnings of Czech statehood. A preserved 17th century citadel, which was arose from a Přemyslov fortification (19th century) and a massive Gothic castle (14th century). The era of the greatest fame of Vyšehrad was in the 11th century, when it became the residence of the first Czech king Vratislav I. In the 14th century, Karel IV included it in the coronation ceremony. In 1893, the national burial grounds Slavin was completed. It served as a military fortress until 1866.

Telephone: +420 241 410 348
Email: info@praha-vysehrad.cz
Web: www.praha-vysehrad.cz
GPS: 50°3'46.66"N 14°25'22.77"E
226 m above sea level

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Category archaeological monument, cellar, city fortification, gallery, museum, sight-seeing location
Certificates and memberships Tourist stamp
Member of the Museum and Gallery Association of the Czech Republic, National cultural monument
Style baroque (60%), historicist - neo-Gothic (10%), military fortification (60%), Romanesque (5%)
Services event planning and hosting, sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of tourist cards, sale of tourist stamps, snacks, space available for rent, WC, weddings and other celebrations

Tours / exhibitions

Brick gate
Description Vyšehrad fortress in the history of Prague fortification.
Opening hours
(GMT +1)
  • April-October Mo-Su 9:30-18:00
  • January-March, November, December Mo-Su 9:30-17:00

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.


Last tour before closing: 30 min.
Sightseeing time: 30 min.
Foreign languages descriptions (English)
Exhibition specialization regional history
Casemates and Gorlice stateroom
Description A tour of underground corridors, which lead to the Gorlice hall (330 m2), where 6 original Baroque statues from Charles Bridge are situated.
Opening hours
(GMT +1)
  • April-October Mo-Su 9:30-18:00
  • January-March, November, December Mo-Su 9:30-17:00

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.


Last tour before closing: 30 min.
Sightseeing time: 30 min.
Foreign languages descriptions (English)
Vyšehrad Gallery (above Libušin Spa)
Description Exhibition hall of contemporary visual arts in the former watch tower of the Medieval fortification.
Opening hours
(GMT +1)
  • March, November, December Mo-Su 9:30-17:00
  • April-October 9:30-18:00

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.


Last tour before closing: 30 min.
Sightseeing time: 30 min.
Exhibition specialization visual arts
Gothic cellar with permanent exhibition
Description The historical forms of Vyšehrad - the evolution of the significant monument in history.
Opening hours
(GMT +1)
  • April-October Mo-Su 9:30-18:00
  • January-March, November, December Mo-Su 9:30-17:00

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.


Last tour before closing: 45 min.
Sightseeing time: 45 min.

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(Pohádka o vánoční rybce)
  • 12/12/2021 14:00

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