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Vysehrad, Prague, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 03.809 E 014° 24.964
33U E 458205 N 5545852
Quick Description: Vysehrad citadel
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/31/2011 4:58:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMB3GT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 140

Long Description:
Baroque Vysehrad citadel is built on the site Premysl's legend and massive fortified castle of Charles IV. The site is the subject of many old Czech legends. Vysehrad acting main part in legends about of Princess Libuse, Bivoj, Horymír etc.

The first mention of the castle dates back to the 7th century. The oldest archeological relics originate from the 10th century. The castle was rebuilt to a citadel after the Thirty Years War. The citadel was abolished in 1911. In the past century Vyšeharad was declared a national cultural monument.

Barokni citadela Vysehrad je nastupce bajneho premyslovskeho hradiste a mohutneho hradu Karla IV. Misto je predmetem mnoha staroceskych povesti. Vysehrad vystupuje v povestech o knezne Libusi, o Bivojovi, Horymirovi atd.

Zminky o hradu pochazeji jiz ze 7. stoleti. Nejstarsi archeologicke pamatky pochazeji ze 10. stoleti. Hrad byl prestaven na pevnost po tricetilete valce. Pevnost byl zrusena v roce 1911. V minulem stoleti byl Vysehrad prohlasen za narodni kulturni pamatku.
The year the "Fort" was constructed or started.: 10th century

Name of "Country" or "Nation" that constructed this "Fort": Czech

Was this "Fort" involved in any armed conflicts?: No it wasn't

What was the primary purpose of this "Historic Fort"?: Used for defence of a border or land claim.

Current condition: Restored for 70-80 %

This site is administered by ----: state

If admission is charged -: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Open to the public?: Open or unrestricted access.

Official or advertised web-page: [Web Link]

Link to web-site that best describes this "Historic Fort": [Web Link]

Link if this "Fort" is registered on your Countries/ State "Registry of Historical Sites or Buildi: Not listed

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