Vysehrad National Cultural Monument

The Czech word Vysehrad literally means ‘upper caste’, which is a historic fort that is located in the Czech Republic in the city of Prague. The monument is located near Prague Castle is just 3 km southeast to it, on the right side of the bank of the River Vltava. The monument was probably built in the 10th century. The monument is situated within the Basilica of St. Paul and St. Peter, even in the Vysehard Cemetery, which contains the remaining of the many famous people from the history of Czech Republic. Few among the famous people are Alphonse Mucha, Antonin Dvorak, Karel Capek and Bedrich Smetana.

And it also holds Prague’s one of the oldest buildings that are surviving and one of that is 11th century’s Rotunda of St.Martin. The current form of Vysehrad is like a fortified residence with powerful ramparts of bricks, Leopold gates, bastions, and Tabor; these are built in the way as a result of remodeling of the Baroque. The monument was built in the time of 19th century; the Bick Gate (Cihelna Brana) is a monumental structure that is built in Empire-Style that dates back to 1841. The entire monument witnesses the culture of Czech Republic.