Take a guided tour with on of our expert guides of the magnificant Vysehrad castle and it's historical, breathtaking grounds.
Our Vysehrad castle tour is our latest edition to our walking tours. Let our expert guides take you around the historic grounds of Vysehrad, which translates in English to ‘upper castle’. A fitting name as you can enjoy spectacular views from the south side of Prague across the beautiful Vltava river. But before enjoying those views there is quite a bit of fascinating history to discover with one of our expert guides.
Vysehrad is known for its myths. folklore and legends including one of the most crucial tales to the city of Prague and its foundation and future glory, that of Libuse. As well as this you will see the magnificent Basilica of St Peter and Paul, one of the most stunning places of worship in Prague and founded way back in the 11th century. Vysehrad cemetery is beautiful and legendary as it lays rest to some of the most imperative residents and cultural icons of The Czech Republic. One of the oldest buildings in Prague can be found in the fortress of Vysehrad and that is the Rotunda of St. Martin. This old but sturdy building has stood the test of time and even still has a cannonball lodged in the side of it from the Prussian raids in 1757. All this and more will be covered in our walking tour of Vysehrad which is absolutely one of the must-see places in Prague and indeed The Czech Republic.
You can access this tour by hopping off at stop 5 on the Purple Line route. The Tour will operate twice a day at 11:55 & 14:15 and will last 75 minutes approx.