Vysehrad National Cultural Monument
Vyšehrad is the very first seat of Czech princes and kings, since the first coronated Czech king, Vratislaus I, lived here. Also Charles IV paid close attention to Vyšehrad as a place connected with the Přemyslid tradition. In the nineteenth century, the Czech National Revival movement sparked interest in this place surrounded with myths. A tour will guide you through all the interesting moments in the history of Vyšehrad, the history and decoration of the capitular Basilica of St Peter and St Paul, significant personalities buried at the Vyšehrad cemetery and other interesting buildings at Vyšehrad. It is also possible to visit casemates, vaults built in the fortification, where the originals of statues from the Charles Bridge are currently being deposited. Several viewing points offer astonishing views over Prague.