Vyšehrad Historical Site

About the Vyšehrad Historical Site

There are many things to see and do at this 10th century historical site. Most notably is the Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul, the Vyšehrad Cemetery where several famous Czech people are buried, and the Rotunda of St. Martin which is likely one of Prague’s oldest buildings from the 11 century. See below for a full list of attractions.

General Information

Contact Information

Address: In Fort. 159 / 5b, Prague 2 128 00

Number: (+420) 241 410 348

Email: Info@praha-vysehrad.cz

transportation to st nicholas church

Public Transportation

Metro C – Vyšehrad Stop

Tram – Výtoň Stop

The Brick Gate - Information Centre

Information

Purchase tickets to the Casemates and Gorlice here.

Hours of Operation

9 am to 5 pm – Daily (November to March)

9:30 am – 5 pm – Daily (April to October) 

The Spire – Information Centre

Hours of Operation

9:30 am to 5 pm – Daily (January to March)

9:30 am to 6 pm – Daily (April to October)

9:30 am to 5 pm – Daily (November to December)

Attractions at the Historical Site

The Old Burgrave’s House

Open Air Theatre

The Brick Gate 

Casemates and Gorlice

The Vyšehrad Cemetery and Pantheon

Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul

Chapel of Decollation of St John the Baptist

Basilica of St Lawrence and the Pre-Romanesque Building

Vyšehrad Gallery – Galerie Vyšehrad

Gothic Cellar

The Romanesque Rotunda of St. Martina

A Children’s Playground

The Leopold Gate

casemates and gorlice

Casemates and Gorlice

Tickets

Adult: 60 CZK

Reduced: 30 CZK

Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): 120 CZK

Children (up to 6 years old): Free

Information

Guided tours only

Last tour is 1 hour before closing.

Purchase tickets at the Brick Information Centre.

Hours of Operation

9:30 am to 5 pm – Daily (November to March)

9:30 am to 6 pm – Daily (April to October)

The Old Burgrave's House

The program is in Czech only.

Tickets

Fairy Tales – Adult: 60 czk & Child: 80 czk

Fair Tales & Workshop – Adult: 80 czk & Child: 90 czk

Work Shop – Adult: 40 czk & Child: 60 czk

*Reserve tickets by email pokladna@praha-vysehrad.cz or box office opens one hour before the program starts.

*Contact the venue for program schedule.

Vyeshrad Cemetery

The Vyšehrad Cemetery & Pantheon

Cemetery Hours of Operation

8 am to 5 pm – Daily (January and February)

8 am to 6 pm – Daily (March and April)

8 am to 7 pm – Daily (May to September)

8 am to 6 pm – Daily (October)

8 am to 5 pm – Daily (November and December)

Chapel of Decollation of St John the Baptist

Tickets

Adult: 50 czk

Reduced: 30 czk

Information

Guided tours only

Tours take place every weekend at 11 am and 2 pm.

Tours begin at the Spire (Špička) – Information Centre.

Contact the information centre to book tours.

Vysehrad Gallery

Vyšehrad Gallery

Hours of Operation

9:30 am to 5 pm – Daily (March)

9:30 am to 6 pm – Daily (April to October)

9:30 am to 5 pm – Daily (November to 22 December)

Gothic Cellar

Tickets

Adult: 50 czk

Reduced: 30 czk

Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): 120 czk

Children (up to 6 years old): Free

Hours of operation

9:30 am to 5 pm – Daily (November to March)

9:30 am to 6 pm – Daily (April to October)

gothic cellar

Open Air Theatre

Information

Wheelchair accessible – the lower part of the theatre. 

Hours of Operation

May to September – weather dependent

*Ask at one of the information centres for the Open Air Theatre’s schedule.

A Children’s Playground

Information

Playground is designed for 3 – 15 years olds

Hours of Operation

8 am to 8 pm – Daily (May to September)

9 am to 7 pm – Daily (October to April)

Vyehrad Historical Site playground
brick gate

Brick, Leopold & Tábor Gates

Tickets

Free

Information

Located in the historical site.

Basilica of Sts. Peter & Paul

Tickets

Adult: 50 czk

Children (6 – 16), Students under 26, Seniors over 65: 30 czk

Family (2 adults with children): 100 czk

Children undre 6, disabled visitors, families & seniors on Sunday: Free

Hours of Operation

10 am to 5 pm – Monday to Saturday (November to March)

10:30 am to 5 pm – Sunday (November to March)

10 am to 6 pm – Monday to Wednesday (April to October)

10 am to 5:30 pm – Thursday (April to October)

10 am to 6 pm – Friday & Saturday (April to October)

10:30 am to 6 pm – Sunday (April to October)

Closed

 Liturgical Ceremonies

Basilica of Sts Peter Paul
The Romanesque Rotunda of St. Martina

The Romanesque Rotunda of St. Martina

View the outside of the building