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  2. Vyšehrad - Wikipedia

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    Vyšehrad and the area around it became part of the capital city in 1883. The area is one of the cadastral districts of the city. By the twenty-first century, Vyšehrad has become a public park that is a popular site for recreation and celebrations. For example, it is a popular place for Czechs to celebrate New Year's Eve.

    • 10th century
    • Romanesque, Gothics, Neo-Gothic, Baroque
  3. Vyšehrad: Homepage

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    Národní kulturní památka Vyšehrad V Pevnosti 159/5b, Praha 2, 128 00 (+420) 241 410 348 info@praha-vysehrad.cz Spojení Metro trasa C – Vyšehrad Tramvaj 7, 8, 24 – Albertov Tramvaj 3, 7, 17, 16 – Výtoň

  4. Vyšehrad – Wikipedie

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    Vyšehrad je historické hradiště, hrad a pevnost v Praze, na skále nad pravým břehem řeky Vltavy na jižním okraji historického města, ve čtvrti Vyšehrad. Na Vyšehradském hřbitově se Slavínem u kostela sv. Petra a Pavla jsou pochovány významné české osobnosti, nachází se zde i nejstarší pražská rotunda sv. Martina.

  5. Battle of Vyšehrad - Wikipedia

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    • The battle under Nekmierz
    • Battle at Sudoměř
    • Siege of Prague
    • Battle of Vyšehrad

    The Battle of Vyšehrad was a series of engagements at the start of the Hussite War between Hussite forces and Catholic crusaders sent by Emperor Sigismund. The battle took place at the castle of Vyšehrad from 16 August 1419 to c. 1 November 1420.

    After the death of King Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, Queen Sophia tried to gain control of Prague. Sophia and Čeněk recruited soldiers from Germany, who took up positions at Vyšehrad, Hradčany, and at the archbishop's palace and the cloister of St. Thomas in a part of Prague called New Town. The Hussite uprising was successful in other parts of Bohemia, and the towns of Klatovy, Písek, Louny, Žatec, and Plzeň came under Hussite control. On 25 October 1419, Hussites captured Vyšehrad as ...

    Later in November, formations of Taborites, several hundred strong, left Prague. In December 1419, one of these formations under the command of Jan Žižka was surprised by Catholic forces under the command of Bohuslav of Švamberk. A cavalry attack at Nekmierz castle near Plzeň by the Catholics was stopped by crossbow and gunfire from Hussite soldiers hiding behind wagons. Catholic infantry and cavalry were forced to withdraw. After the battle Žižka ordered a night march to Plzeň. In ...

    The Hussites lost Plzeň, in arrangement with the Catholics. Hussites, under command of Jan Žižka, were allowed to leave the town without difficulties. Catholics from Plzen sent information about Žižka's forces to Jindrich from hradce master of knights of St. John of Jerusalem and Bohuslav from Švamberk. After massing at Sudoměř, they decided to attack; they had more soldiers than Žižka, as well as reinforcements from Písek. In the opinion of writers of chronicles, the attackers ...

    On 12 June 1420, some formations of Sigismund's forces successfully entered Hradčany with supplies. They took horses from the castle. At the time of the Prague siege, Sigismund's soldiers, who were placed in Hradčany and Vyšehrad, advanced on the Hussites' position in Prague. After a successful defence of Vítkov Hill and the crusaders' withdrawal, the Hussites begun artillery fire on Vyšehrad, but received heavier losses than Prague's defenders. After an unsuccessful assault on Vítkov ...

    Sigismund planned a main attack using soldiers from Hradčany and Vyšehrad, and counting on reinforcements from Plzeň Union. The plan of battle was sent to Hradčany and Vyšehrad by courier, but the courier was captured by Hussites. The Hussites sent some soldiers under the command of Jan Žižka to stop the march of soldiers from Plzeň. Hussite artillery fire successfully stopped the attack of the Hungarian and German cavalry. Then the Hussite forces made their attack. After the battle ...

    • 16 August 1419 to c. 1 November 1420
    • Vyšehrad
    • Decisive Hussite victory
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  7. Vyšehrad - Prague.eu

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    The castle on the Vyšehrad hill, originally called Chrasten, was established during the 10 th century, definitely later than Prague Castle. However, it has been furnished with lots of legends, about Princess Libuše, about the Women’s War, about Bivoj, about Horymír, and others, thus evoking the idea of ancient times, yet the historical resources mention no such things.

  8. Vyšehrad (Praha) – Wikipédia

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    Vyšehrad sa rozkladá vyše 3 km juhovýchodne od Pražského hradu na pravom brehu Vltavy.Pankrácká pláň s nadmorskou výškou okolo 230 m v týchto miestach vybieha k severozápadu približne 600 m dlhou ostrohou, vklinenou medzi rieku Vltavu a údolie potoka Botič.

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