Elisabeth of Bohemia

The Cistercian Abbey of Zbraslav

The Cistercian Abbey of Zbraslav near Prague was a very significant monastery in the Kingdom of Bohemia. It was founded in 1292 by King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia and several members of the Přemyslid dynasty are buried. The abbey was abolished in 1789 by Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor. It was briefly used as an [read more]

Places To Visit

Vyšehrad and the mythical Princess

Vyšehrad is a historic fort in Prague, located on the right bank of the Vltava River, across from Prague Castle. Within the fort stands the Basicila of St. Peter and St. Paul, which according to my guidebook holds graves belonging to “the old royal family.” So far, I’ve only found that Duke Vratislaus II of [read more]