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Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul at Vyšehrad

(Czech: Bazilika sv. Petra a Pavla na Vyšehradě)

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Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul at Vyšehrad was founded in 1070-1080 by the Czech King Vratislav II, the Romanesque basilica suffered a fire in the year 1249 and within 900 years has been rebuilt in Gothic and later (in 1903) in neo-Gothic style.

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Behind the church is located large park and Vyšehrad cemetery, the final resting place of many famous Czechs, including author Karel Čapek and composer Antonín Dvořák.

Once an hour, the Vyšehrad district is filled with the sound of bells from the chapter church.

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Vyšehrad, Bazilika sv. Petra a Pavla, Prague

Suggested Duration: one hour trip

Getting there
Smíchovské nádraží (Prague Metro LINE B) 474 m
Vyšehrad (Prague Metro LINE C) 579 m
Public Toilets nearby: 45 m
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