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Away from the city this is a hidden gem, the cemetery is well cared for, very compact and a break from the hustle and bustle of the city below. Its set within the park and if you want to go in the church there is...More
We walked around this old part of the city and came across the cemetery. Very atmospheric, obviously cared for and very different to most English cemeteries. Saw an artist rehighlighting the wording on tombstones as the church bells sounded.
Didn’t use the available app audio...More
The entire area of Vysehrad is a peaceful respite from the busy city of Prague. The graves in this cemetery tell a lot of history and document the role of the church in establishing the city.
The church in front of the cemetery is lovely....More
I loved Vysehrad and the cemetery was the highlight. The whole grounds are so peaceful and mostly devoid of tourists. It’s a hidden gem.
Make life easy for yourself. Hoo a metro to Vysehrad, walk down through the grounds, exit at the southern end. It’s...More
Just about every notable Czech celebrity who died in the 19th, 20th, and 21st century is buried here. If you are not Czech, you will probably not know many Czech greats, although Bedrich Smetana (composer of the Bartered Bride) and Antonin Dvorak (composer of Symphony...More
We regularly visit this cemetery whenever we are nearby, as my partner who is Czech likes to see the graves of famous people who contributed somehow to the improvement of the society.
Some tombs are really beautiful, some others unfortunately a bit run-down, overall though...More
This is an interesting, fairly compact cemetery with beautiful sculptures and fascinating graves. It only takes a few minutes to wander through and appreciate some of the amazing Czech history on display here.
Normally I am not one to admire cemeteries, but I enjoyed my visit. Not only many famous people, including, for example, Dvořák, are buried here, but the cemetery itself is very clean and beautiful with all the sculptures. There is no good reason to skip...More
This is not a morbid place but a place to take in all the varied manes of famous and not so famous Czech people who helped shape this beautiful city and country.
You'll find tasteful monuments and statues and given the fact we had a...More