Vyšehrad Events | Concerts, Educational Events, Programs & More
Vyšehrad, a fort dating back to the 10th century, symbolizes the rich history of the Czech Republic. The Baroque fortress has undergone several changes including the renovation of the stunning Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul in neo-Gothic style, and the foundation of the Vyšehrad Cemetery and Slavín tomb, which serves as the resting place of prominent writers, artists, doctors, musicians, politicians, and other Czech personalities. The Vyšehrad Gallery and Old Burgrave’s House in the Vyšehrad complex host different kinds of events and concerts reflecting the rich culture and history of the city.
Events at Old Burgrave’s House, Vyšehrad
Vyšehrad’s events reflect the city’s glorious past and rich culture. They usually take place at the Old Burgrave’s House – a palace building constructed during the reign of Charles IV in the 14th century. The auditorium serves as the venue for myriad events – theatre, music concerts, art workshops, summer festivals and literature programmes. Vyšehrad events also include educational programmes for schools and weekend sessions for children. They also offer the place on rent for business, cultural or private events.
The building is open from 9:30 am to 6 pm from April to October and 9:30 am to 5 pm from November to March. Admission cost ranges from 60 Kč to 180 Kč (€2.40 to €7.20). The Sunday afternoon theatre costs 90 Kč (€3.60) while the price and timings for special events and other programmes differ according to each event.
Past Events at Old Burgrave’s House, Vyšehrad
A well-known Czech composer, jazz pianist, pedagogue, and conductor – will adapt the popular songs of The Beatles for a solo piano and string quartet. The Virtuosi di Praga orchestra led by violinist Oldřich Vlček will accompany Svoboda in the second half of the concert.
The concert will be held on 31st March 2022 from 7 PM to 9 PM.
Tickets are priced at 230 Kč (€9.20) until March 30th. If you buy tickets at the door on the day of the event, then you’ll have to pay 280 Kč (€11.20).
Michal Němec the frontman and singer Marie Puttnerová from the music group Jablkoň will perform their own original sound and music as the duo Půljablkoň at the Vysehrad concert.
The concert will be taking place on April 21st, 2022 from 7 PM to 9 PM.
Tickets are priced at 150 Kč (€6.14) until April 20th. If you buy tickets at the door on the day of the event, then you’ll have to pay 190 Kč (€7.78).
Events at the Open Air Theatre, Vyšehrad
Vyšehrad events are also held at the Open Air Theatre located in the north of the city. It’s a small but famous amphitheater that operates only during the summer months. It is situated in the so-called redan area that was built by the Viennese government to tackle the Prague Uprising of 1848.
The amphitheater, located within the Vyšehrad fortification, has been operating since the 1990s. You can check for tickets online and catch a play if you’re visiting. However, the programs are held in the Czech language only, unless mentioned otherwise. But it still makes for a unique cultural experience if you’re up for it.
Vyšehrad events are held at the Open Air Theatre from May to September, depending on the weather. Currently, there are no programs running at the amphitheater.
Frequently Asked Questions About Vyšehrad Events
A. There are concerts taking place as part of the Vysehrad events.
A. Vysehrad events usually take place at Old Burgrave's House or the Open Air Theatre.
A. Vysehrad is located at V Pevnosti 159/5b, 128 00 Praha 2-Vyšehrad, Czechia. Find the location of Vyšehrad on maps here.
A. Vysehrad is a historical fortress located in Prague. Vysehrad has had a vibrant history - it has served as a royal castle, a place of military importance, and now, it enjoys the status of being a national symbol.