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Cistercian Abbey Vyssi Brod

Klaster 137, Vyssi Brod 382 73, Czech Republic
+420 380 746 674
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Interesting place, warm welcome!

We had a guided tour in the monastery (3rd May, afternoon) and we really appreciated so kind and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Prague, Czech Republic
Good guided tour in old monastery

Beautiful place on South Bohemia landscapes, professional guided tour included Old Library... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Prague, Czech Republic
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Klaster 137, Vyssi Brod 382 73, Czech Republic
+420 380 746 674
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had a guided tour in the monastery (3rd May, afternoon) and we really appreciated so kind and helpful service at place. We have got a lot of information and could discover tha backround of this place, Cistercians and convent. Thank you very much for...More

Thank PragueCoolGuide
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Beautiful place on South Bohemia landscapes, professional guided tour included Old Library visiting, perfect monastery shop with a lot of different monastery goods such as wine, beer, honey ets including some rare Trappist beers.

Thank Glucksbringer
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We first stopped at the cathedral of this medieval monastery and viewed the beautiful altar. One of the monks let us in to the main part. We then were taken to the massive historical library. It houses thousands of very old books and manuscripts from...More

2  Thank stonestacker52
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Learned much about this Cisterian Monastery located south of Cesky Krumlov, not far from the Austrian border. Tour was very informative. As is usually the case in Czech Republic, we were given a guidebook written in English, but it was somewhat frustrating when there would...More

Thank baalh
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a tour of the region, and I was somewhat dreading it. Boy, was I wrong. It is fascinating and well preserved. You need to pay a n entrance fee to receive a guided tour of the interior. The main altar alone...More

Thank authored
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Cistercian Monastery in Vyssi Brod is near the surging tourist town of Cesky Krumlov. The monastery dates to mid-13th century and is considered the spiritual center of South Bohemia. As a writer, I found the Baroque-era library with leather-bound books (some were bound manuscripts,...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This Cistercian monastery and church is very interesting, absolutely shouldn´t be missed. make a time reserve ( one all day for the visit ). Excellent place in Vyšší Brod.

2  Thank PDosko
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This monastery and church is very interesting. It's history is dramatic as it was suppressed under the Nazis, and basically shut down under Communism. It now operates with only 4 Monks, but it is operating. We visited as part of an Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT)...More

Thank Anbrugo
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Vyssi Brod Cistercian Monastery shouldn't be missed. The abbey church itself is a beautiful example of Bohemian architecture. As stated before, entrance to all the meaningful bits is limited to those who have bought a ticket. The guides speak only in Czech, though some speak...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Vyssi Brod is near the Czech-Austrian border. If you are heading to Cesky Krumlov it is not much further. You can only visit on tours which will probably be in Czech but good information is provided in English or German and your guide probably speaks...More

Thank bhtripadv
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