According to ancient legends, Vysehrad is the oldest seat of Bohemian princes, but in fact, the local settlement was established later than Prague Castle about the mid 10th century.
Vysehrad Castle is a historic castle in Prague, Czech Republic. It is located on a hill overlooking the city, in the neighborhood of Vysehrad. The castle is a popular tourist destination and a symbol of the city’s rich cultural history.
Vysehrad Castle was founded in the 10th century by Prince Vratislav II as a fortress to protect the kingdom of Bohemia. Over the centuries, the castle has undergone many changes and has served various purposes, including as a royal palace, a monastery, and a military garrison.
Today, Vysehrad Castle is a popular tourist attraction, known for its beautiful architecture and stunning views of the city. The castle grounds are home to several important cultural landmarks, including the Vysehrad National Cultural Monument, the Vysehrad Cemetery, and the Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul.
Visitors to Vysehrad Castle can explore the castle grounds, visit the various cultural landmarks, and enjoy panoramic views of the city from the castle walls. The castle is open to the public and admission is free.
Vysherad Photo Album @prague.portrait – Kemal Onur Özman