National cemetery at Vysehrad

Vyšehradský hřbitov

Vysehrad cemetery in Prague was established in the late 19th century as the final resting place of heroes of the Czech national revival. It contains the graves of some 600 important Czechs, from the composers Antonin Dvorak and Bedrich Smetana, to figures from the worlds of science and politics. Radio Prague's Olga Szantova knows a lot about many of the people buried there and she shares that knowledge with Ian Willoughby, as they take a leisurely stroll around the most important cemetry in the Czech Republic in this week's Spotlight:

Authors: Olga Szantová , Ian Willoughby
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