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Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad means "castle on the heights" and is situated on a rocky outcropping above the Vltava river. It was fortified in the 10th century and was chosen as the site for the national cemetary in the 1870.

The cemetary is the final resting place of many composers, artists, sculptors, writers, and those from the world of science and politics, including Antonin Dvorak, Bedrich Smetana, Alphons Mucha and Jan Neruda.

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St Peter and Paul
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St Peter and Paul
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Benches
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Benches
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St Peter and Paul doorway right
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St Peter and Paul doorway right
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St Peter and Paul interior
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St Peter and Paul interior
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St Peter and Paul altar
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St Peter and Paul altar
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St Peter and Paul doorway left
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St Peter and Paul doorway left
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Near cemetary
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Near cemetary
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Crypt handle
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Crypt handle
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Dvorak headstone
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Dvorak headstone
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Headstone 5
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Headstone 5
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Headstone 4
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Headstone 4
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Cemetary 2
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Cemetary 2
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Headstone 3
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Headstone 3
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Headstone 2
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Headstone 2
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Headstone 1
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Headstone 1
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National cemetary
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National cemetary
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St Martin door
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St Martin door
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St Martin rotunda 1
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St Martin rotunda 1
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St Martin detail
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St Martin detail
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St Martin door hinge
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St Martin door hinge
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St Martin Rotunda
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St Martin Rotunda
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Leopold gate
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Leopold gate
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Water pump handle
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Water pump handle
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