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Vyšehrad cemetery

 

Vyšehrad cemetery

Vyšehrad cemetery
Vyšehrad cemetery Arcade, Prague.
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Established 1869
Country Czech Republic
Type Public
Basilica of St Peter and St Paul, Eastern (rear) view, with a section of the cemetery, Prague.

Established in 1869 on the grounds of Vyšehrad Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, the Vyšehrad cemetery (Czech: Vyšehradský hřbitov) is the final resting place of many composers, artists, sculptors, writers, and those from the world of science and politics. The centerpiece of the cemetery is the Slavín tomb designed by Antonín Wiehl, a large and notable tomb located within Vyšehrad cemetery.

Notable interments

Some of the famous Czechs interred here:

External links

  • Longer list of famous people buried there
  • Transcripts of Headstones

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